University of Chicago Visiting Professor Series: Current Indications for Charting a New Course in Blood Cancer Treatment with CAR T-Cell Therapy-November 2017

Oak Lawn, IL US
November 9, 2017
The field of oncology is rapidly advancing, and treatments for blood cancer have completely transformed in recent years. In this educational evening, experts from the University of Chicago, will discuss the latest updates in using CAR T-cell therapy to treat blood cancer.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals interested in the latest advances in the treatment of blood cancer.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the generation and regulation of anti-tumor immunity;
  • Describe the biology and potential toxicities associated with CAR T-cell therapy;
  • Summarize the current clinical data of CAR T-cell therapy in B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and B-cell Non-Hodgkin lymphomas;
  • State how this current clinical data can improve patient care.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Brooke Hernandez
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
(773) 573-9500
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.00 Participation
Event starts: 
11/09/2017 - 6:30pm
Event ends: 
11/09/2017 - 8:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
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4830 W 111th St
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
United States

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The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Michael Bishop, MD
  Director, Hematopoietic Stem Cell
  Transplantation Program
  Peter Riedell, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine
  Satyajit Kosuri, MD
  Assistant Professor of Medicine


Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with anycommercial interest. This includes any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest. Mechanisms are in place to identify and resolve any potential conflict of interest prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Accreditation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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