Authors: Eric Q. Konnick, MD; Robert C. Doebele, MD, PhD; Jaclyn F. Hechtman, MD
CME / ABIM MOC Released: 05/08/2019
Valid for Credit Through: 05/08/2020
The goal of this activity is to increase pathologists' knowledge of a new druggable target in oncology and to improve their performance identifying patients for and implementing NTRK gene fusion testing in daily practice.
Practicing academic and community pathologists, and pathologists-in-training
Upon completion of this educational activity, learners will be able to:
- Have increased knowledge regarding the epidemiology of NTRK gene fusions in oncology, within and across different types of solid tumots
- Have increased knowledge regarding clinical use of tropomyosin receptor kinase (TRK) inhibitors in adult and pediatric patients whose tumors harbor an NTRK gene fusion
- Have greater competence related to collaborating with medical oncologists to identify appropriate patients for NTRK gene fusion testing
- Have greater competence related to recognizing best practices for NTRK gene fusion testing to inform clinical decision making
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Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants 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 ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.
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