A Practical Guide to PET-Adapted Therapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Release Date: September 28, 2016
Expiration Date: September 28, 2017

Expected time to complete this activity as designed: 15 minutes
There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online activity.

Program Overview

Adaptive treatment strategies in Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) have the potential to individualize therapy through outcomes-based modifications. In this activity, Dr. Peter Johnson, Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, discusses the current landscape of positron emission tomography (PET)-adapted therapy, including investigational treatment pathways and their impact on response rates and survival outcomes. In addition, Dr. Johnson will describe the utility of interim PET among currently recognized prognostic factors to help providers understand the practical application of PET-adapted therapy.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, and other health care professionals who have an interest in enhancing their clinical skills in Hodgkin lymphoma.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify patients that would benefit most from PET-adapted therapy
  • Describe the different treatment pathways being investigated in PET-adapted therapy

Agenda

A Practical Guide to PET-Adapted Therapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma – Peter Johnson, MD

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This activity is eligible for credit through September 28, 2017. After this date, this activity will expire and no further credit will be awarded.

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Faculty Biography

Peter Johnson, MD
Professor of Medical Oncology
University of Southampton
Chief Clinician for Cancer Research
United Kingdom

Dr. Peter Johnson qualified in medicine from the University of Cambridge, trained in medical oncology at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, and was senior lecturer in the Cancer Centre at Leeds, UK. He is Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Southampton and Chief Clinician for Cancer Research in the United Kingdom. His research interests are in applied immunology and immunotherapy, lymphoma biology, and clinical trials.

Dr. Johnson is a member of the board of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration and the Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium, and a Trustee of the UK National Cancer Research Institute. He is chief investigator for clinical trials ranging from first in human novel antibody therapeutics to international randomized studies, and for the Cancer Research UK Stratified Medicine Programme.

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Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Peter Johnson has received honoraria as a consultant from Takeda Oncology.

Planning Committee Disclosures

The individuals listed below from MediCom Worldwide, Inc. reported the following for this activity: Joan Meyer, RN, MHA, Executive Director, and Patrick Brooks, PharmD, Medical Director, Oncology, have no relevant financial relationships.

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