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A Deep Dive into the Management of AEs Associated with ADCs
HER2-Directed ADCs in Gastric Cancer Several antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) have recently received approval for use in treating a range of solid cancers. This poses difficulties when handling a variety of adverse treatment-related events, some of which can take practitioners into uncharted area. After viewing this CME activity, medical oncologists, pulmonologists, urologists, pathologists, oncology NPs, PAs, oncology nurses, oncology pharmacists, and other HCPs caring for patients with solid tumors should be able to describe the elements of an antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) that may cause adverse events (AEs), identify AEs that result in treatment interruption or discontinuation, and suggest a strategy for managing the key AEs.
Oncology, Medical January 23rd 2023
The Current and Future Role of Immuno-Oncologic Agents in Early-Stage, Locally Advanced, and Metastatic NSCLC
Medical oncologists, pulmonologists, pathologists, oncology nurses, pharmacists, and other oncology HCPs who treat patients with lung cancer should be better able to describe ideal evidence-based treatment selection and sequencing recommendations for the use of immuno-oncologic therapy in patients with early-stage NSCLC and evaluate clinical trial data of emerging immunotherapy-based agents in the treatment after completing this three-chapter, 0.50-credit CME activity.
Oncology, Medical January 17th 2023
New Test to Help Diagnose Alzheimer Disease
The Lumipulse G β-Amyloid Ratio (1-42/1-40) test could potentially eliminate the need for positron emission tomography (PET) scans to assess amyloid plaques in patients’ brains, Jeff Shuren, MD, JD, director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said in a statement.
Neurology July 5th 2022
CDC Details Deadly Aromatherapy Outbreak
Burkholderia pseudomallei bacteria showed up in four patients in Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota, and Texas in 2021, despite the bacterium typically associated with travel to tropical and subtropical areas like Thailand and Malaysia. The case was cracked when researchers found an essential oil spray that contained B. pseudomallei in the home of a 4-year-old boy who died from complications of the melioidosis outbreak.
Allergy & Immunology June 29th 2022
9 Volunteer Opportunities for Doctors
From the American Red Cross to volunteering overseas, there are plenty of feel-good “enlistments” out there for the practicing or retired physician, which can help ward off boredom and burnout while adding the benefit of perhaps learning a new skill or meeting new people. Whether your goals are short-term or you’re in for the long haul, here are nine opportunities to help humanity and feel good about the part you’re playing in the world.
Allergy & Immunology December 20th 2021