Optimal Standards of Care for Second-Line HER2-Positive Advanced Gastric and GEJ Cancers

Optimal Standards of Care for Second-Line HER2-Positive Advanced Gastric and GEJ Cancers

Optimal Standards of Care for Second-Line HER2-Positive Advanced Gastric and GEJ Cancers

Explore a patient case and emerging data that can help guide your treatment decisions in HER2-positive gastric cancer.

Available credits: 0.25

Time to complete: 15 minutes


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  • Overview

    HER2 expression is a crucial biomarker when selecting treatment for patients with advanced gastric and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancers. Until recently, there were limited therapeutic options. Join this lively conversation to enhance your knowledge related to emerging data and optimal treatment selection for patients with HER2-positive gastric and GEJ cancers.

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company. GLC mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs.

    Jaffer Ajani, MD
    Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
    Division of Cancer Medicine
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, TX

    Research: Daiichi
    Consulting Fees: AZ, Daiichi

    Elizabeth Smyth, MD
    Clinical Consultant, Department of Oncology
    Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Research: BMS
    Consulting Fees: Amgen, AZ, BMS, BeiGene, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, Servier, Zymeworks

    Reviewers/Content Planners/Authors:

    • Jorge Bacigalupo has nothing to disclose.
    • Cindy Davidson has nothing to disclose.
    • Ann Early has nothing to disclose.
    • Nicole Fox has nothing to disclose.
    • Anna Trentini has nothing to disclose.
  • Learning Objectives

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

    • Interpret the latest clinical data of HER2-directed therapies for patients with HER2-positive advanced gastric cancer (GC) and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer in the second-line setting
    • Implement appropriate treatment strategies based on emerging evidence of HER2-directed therapies for previously treated advanced GC and GEJ cancer
  • Target Audience

    This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of medical oncologists, pathologists, GIs, and other HCPs treating patients with advanced GC and GEJ cancer.

  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    In support of improving patient care, Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) designates this activity for 15 minutes of nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Global Learning Collaborative (GLC) has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for .25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until 5/26/2023. PAs should claim the only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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  • Commercial Support

    This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AstraZeneca, and Daiichi Sankyo.

  • Disclaimer

    The views and opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of GLC and Prova Education. This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. Links to other sites may be provided as additional sources of information. Once you elect to link to a site outside of Prova Education you are subject to the terms and conditions of use, including copyright and licensing restriction, of that site.

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