Impacting HCC Outcomes with Multimodal Therapy: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Management

Impacting HCC Outcomes with Multimodal Therapy: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Management

On-Demand Webcast
FACULTY

Moderators:
Ripal Gandhi, MD, FSIR, FSVM
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Associate Clinical Professor
Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Associate Clinical Professor, University of South Florida College of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Constantino Pena, MD, FSIR
Medical Director, Vascular Imaging
Interventional Radiology
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Voluntary Clinical Assistant Professor, Radiology
Florida International University, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Radiology
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Presenters:
Edward Kim, MD, FSIR
Associate Professor of Radiology and Surgery
Director, Interventional Oncology
Mount Sinai Health System
New York, NY

Gennaro Selvaggi, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Liver and GI Transplant Division
Miami Transplant Institute
Miami, Florida

Richard Kim, MD
Associate Professor
Section Chief of GI Oncology
Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, Florida

PROVIDER STATEMENT

Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Company.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137 or email info@naccme.com.

INTENDED LEARNERS

This activity is designed for Interventional radiologists, oncologists, surgeons, and other members of the multidisciplinary oncology care team involved in the management of HCC.

lEARNING OBJECTIVES

After participating in this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify challenges to optimal screening, diagnostic, and staging procedures and the role that interdisciplinary teams play in the prompt assessment and treatment of HCC
  • Discuss current guideline recommendations concerning resection, transplant, and the use of locoregional and systemic therapies across disease stages in patients with HCC
  • Describe the pharmacological properties of novel and emerging systemic therapies for HCC, including their mechanisms of action, efficacy and safety data, and indications
  • Apply strategies for multidisciplinary care that incorporate a spectrum of treatment modalities and clinical specialties to the construction of real-world treatment plans for patients with HCC
claiming crediT

This on-demand webcast is available with audio.

In order to be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the full webcast, complete the post-test with a score of 75% or better, and complete the evaluation form. After successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form online at www.naccme.com, participants may immediately print their documentation of credit.
Release Date: November 12, 2019
Expiration Date: November 12, 2020
Estimated time to complete: 1 hour

There is no fee associated with this activity.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

NACCME would like to thank the followingcompanies who has/have supported the "Impacting HCC Outcomes with Multimodal Therapy: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Management" through educational grants and/or in-kind support: Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Eisai, Inc., and Merck.

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NACCME designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 1.00 contact hours.

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PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

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UNAPPROVED AND/OR INVESTIGATIONAL USES OF DRUGS AND DEVICES

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Clinical Reviewers

ADAM GERONEMUS, MD, FSIR
Interventional Radiologist
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
South Miami Heart Center
Miami, Florida

Planning Committee

The planning committee comprises Constantino Pena, MD; Ripal Gandhi, MD; Edward Kim, MD; Gennaro Selvaggi, MD, Richard Kim, MD, Adam Geronemus, MD; and MaryEllen Fama, Jennifer Ilcyn, Joanna Tong, Colleen Waters, and Chris Bolwell, NACCME.

Faculty

The faculty has reported the following:

Ripal Gandhi, MD: Consultant – Medtronic, Bard; Speakers’ Bureau – Boston Scientific; Other Financial or Material Support – Sirtex Proctor

Adam Geronemus, MD has nothing to disclose.

Edward Kim, MD: Advisory Board and Consultant–Bristol Myers Squibb, BTG, BSC; Advisory Board–Roche Pharmaceuticals, Accurate Medical (Guerbet)

Gennaro Selvaggi, MD has nothing to disclose.

Richard Kim, MD: Consultant–BMS, Bayer; Advisory Board–BMS, Bayer, Lilly; Honorarium/Speakers’ Bureau–Lilly; Grant/Research Support–Eisai, BMS, Bayer

Constantino Peña, MD: Speakers’ Bureau – Penumbra, Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, CR Bard BD, Abbott Vascular

Ms. Fama, Ms. Ilcyn, Ms. Tong, Ms. Waters, and Mr. Bolwell have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

NACCME requires faculty to inform participants whenever off-label/unapproved uses of drugs and/or devices are discussed in their presentations. The faculty has disclosed that there were be no off-label discussion. 

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