Ace the Case: A 62-Year-Old Man With Monoclonal Protein Detected on Routine Blood Work
Support for this activity has been provided through educational grants from Adaptive Biotechnologies; Amgen; Bristol Myers Squibb; Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; Karyopharm Therapeutics; Oncopeptides; and Sanofi Genzyme.
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This educational activity will utilize a case study to discuss the diagnostic and management options for a patient with smoldering multiple myeloma.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of hematologist-oncologists, medical oncologists, and other health care providers involved in the care of patients with multiple myeloma.
Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to describe the benefits and limitations of treatments for patients with smoldering multiple myeloma.
Online interactive case-based activity
Nina Shah, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Penn State College of Medicine, RedMedEd, and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Penn State College of Medicine designates this enduring material for 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn 0.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants who opt in will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.
This enduring material is approved for 1 year from the date of original release, August 20, 2020 to August 20, 2021.
How to Participate in This Activity and Obtain CME Credit
To participate in this CME activity, you must read the learning objective, review the case, and complete the CME posttest and evaluation. Upon receipt of the completed materials, Penn State College of Medicine will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ certificate.
For questions regarding CME credit, please contact Penn State Continuing Education at (717) 531-6483 or ContinuingEd@hmc.psu.edu. Please reference course # G6638-21-T.
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Nina Shah, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Consultant/Advisor: Amgen, Bristol Myers Squibb, CareDx, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Indapta Therapeutics, Karyopharm Therapeutics, Nektar Therapeutics, Oncopeptides, Precision BioSciences, Sanofi, Seattle Genomics, Surface Oncology
Research Grant: Bluebird Bio, Celgene/Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, Sutro Biopharma, TeneoBio
Penn State College of Medicine
Faculty and staff involved in the development and review of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
Mary DeRome, Director of Medical Communications and Education, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Denise C. LaTemple, PhD, Director of Scientific Services, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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Jonathan S. Simmons, ELS, Senior Managing Editor, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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Karen Tenaglia, Project Manager, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the US Food and Drug Administration. Penn State College of Medicine; RedMedEd; the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation; Adaptive Biotechnologies; Amgen; Bristol Myers Squibb; Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; Karyopharm Therapeutics; Oncopeptides; and Sanofi Genzyme do not recommend the use of any agent outside the labeled indications.
The information presented in this activity is for continuing medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician regarding diagnosis and treatment of a specific patient’s medical condition.
The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of Penn State College of Medicine; RedMedEd; the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation; Adaptive Biotechnologies; Amgen; Bristol Myers Squibb; Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; Karyopharm Therapeutics; Oncopeptides; or Sanofi Genzyme. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Unlabeled and Investigational Usage
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