Relapse After Transplant: Next Steps for Patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma

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Release Date: October 19, 2016
Expiration Date: October 19, 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

Patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) who relapse after stem cell transplantation require accurate assessment of disease to develop realistic treatment goals and devise an appropriate therapeutic strategy. In this activity, Dr. Alison J. Moskowitz, Clinical Director of the Lymphoma Inpatient Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, reviews methods for prognosticating patients who relapse after transplant, as well as treatment options based on a combination of patient-related factors, disease biology, and practical treatment goals.

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:

  • Describe the estimated survival outcomes in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) who relapse after transplant
  • Summarize therapeutic options based on disease factors and treatment goals for patients with HL who relapse after transplant

Agenda

Relapse After Transplant: Next Steps for Patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma – Alison Moskowitz, MD

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity is eligible for credit through October 19, 2017. After this date, this activity will expire and no further credit will be awarded.

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  2. You may be asked to complete a short pre-test before accessing the educational content. This must be completed in order to move forward in the activity.
  3. Complete the educational content as designed.
  4. Complete the post-test. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score of 70%.
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Faculty Biography

Alison J. Moskowitz, MD
Assistant Professor
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Instructor in Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Dr. Alison Moskowitz received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. She completed her internal medicine residency and internship at Columbia University Medical Center, followed by hematology/medical oncology fellowships at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York City. Dr. Moskowitz is an Assistant Professor and Instructor in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. In addition, she is an Assistant Attending Physician, Lymphoma Service, Hematologic Oncology Division, Department of Medicine, Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, New York City.

Dr. Moskowitz is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology. She holds professional membership in the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), and the American Society of Hematology (ASH), where she is also an abstract reviewer. In addition, she is an ad hoc reviewer for Blood, Lancet Oncology, British Journal of Hematology, Annals of Oncology, Haematologica, Leukemia and Lymphoma, and the Journal of Clinical Oncology, among others. Dr. Moskowitz has lectured and authored/co-authored peer-reviewed articles on autologous stem cell transplantation, relapsed/refractory Hodgkin lymphoma, and T-cell lymphoma. Her primary research focus is on evaluating novel treatments for Hodgkin lymphoma.

Accreditation

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ACPE CPE CREDIT
MediCom Worldwide, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is acceptable for 0.25 contact hours of Continuing Education Credit. Universal Activity Number: 827-0000-16-116-H01-P. Knowledge-based CPE activity.

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Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Alison J. Moskowitz has received honoraria related to speakers’ bureau activities from Takeda Oncology, as well as consultant fees from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.

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.

Peer Reviewer Disclosure

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