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Developments in the Management of Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer and Delivery of Patient-Centered Oncology Care

Developments in the Management of Metastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer and Delivery of Patient-Centered Oncology Care


January 25, 2022

8:00 PM ET

Live, Interactive Webcast!

Overview

Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) expression is a marker of a more aggressive disease and presents in about 25% of breast cancers. The treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer has evolved with increasing availability of HER2-targeted therapies. The appropriate sequencing of therapies for patients with HER2-positive breast cancer can be complex, and pharmacists are integral to ensuring care coordination and providing medication expertise to the multidisciplinary care team. In this program, expert faculty will review recent clinical trial data and guideline recommendations detailing the use of HER2-targeted therapy for first-line treatment. Patient adherence to therapy remains a priority compounded by cost of treatment and concerns of adverse effects of therapy. To ensure optimal patient outcomes, pharmacists must be prepared to make early interventions and assist the oncology care team with identification and management of potential treatment-related adverse effects of HER2-targeted therapies. Oncology pharmacists are positioned to use information gained through this activity to provide education to patients and members of the health care team, monitor drug toxicities, and recommend dose adjustments as appropriate.
 

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Seagen.

Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward health-system, oncology, and specialty pharmacists, physicians, and nurses who treat patients with Breast Cancer.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the mechanisms of action and administration of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-targeted therapies
  • Interpret recent literature evaluating therapies in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer and characterize subsequent implications for changes in practice paradigms
  • Identify adverse effect profiles and management strategies in efforts to improve adherence to and patient outcomes associated with HER2-targeted therapy

Chair

Danielle Roman, PharmD, BCOP
Danielle Roman, PharmD, BCOP
Manager, Oncology Clinical Pharmacy Services
Allegheny Health Network
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 

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