Release Date: November 10, 2014 | Expiration Date: November 10, 2015
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OverviewIn the past several years, there has been a veritable explosion in investigational approaches and approval of novel agents for the treatment of B-cell malignancies. These developments and the rapid pace at which novel agents are entering the clinic hold the promise of revolutionizing care and improving outcomes even for high-risk patients with B-cell malignancies. This article covers the key areas in development: CD20 antibodies, BTK inhibitors, P13K inhibitors and chimeric antigen receptor-modified T cells.
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This activity is directed toward medical oncologists and hematologists who treat patients with solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. Fellows, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare providers may also participate.
After participating in this CME activity, learners should be better prepared to:
- Review current standards and emerging data regarding therapies for patients diagnosed with B-cell malignancies
- Discuss emerging therapies for chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Disclosure: No relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
Debu Tripathy, MD
The American Journal of Hematology/Oncology Editorial Board Member
Professor of Medicine and Chair
Department of Breast Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Disclosure: Genentech/ Roche, Pfizer, Puma, Inc. (clinical trial support contracted to University of Southern California); Consultant: Eisai, Novartis
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