26th University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center Developmental Therapeutics Symposium

Chicago, IL US
May 12, 2023

The goals of this activity are for participants to examine synthesized data from completed studies, discuss the novel investigational agents available in ongoing clinical trials, and describe the rationale for and results of studies that include novel agents for the treatment of patients with advanced cancer. This information will enable them to use new treatments available to cancer patients appropriately, support current and future oncology clinical trials, and become stronger leaders in oncology research. In sum, this program will convey information on how to better implement precision medicine in oncologic care, leading to better outcomes for patients with cancer.

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Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals who diagnose, screen, and treat patients with cancer.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • State the clinical effects of novel immunotherapeutic agents, including but not limited to novel checkpoint inhibitors, bispecific antibodies, and novel cellular therapies;
  • Assess the status of and developmental pathway for antibody-drug conjugates in solid and hematologic tumors;
  • Discuss the current science related to radioligand therapy and available agents;
  • Cite the relevant pharmacologic and biologic effects of novel anti-cancer agents through the use of blood and tissue samples as well as standard and novel imaging approaches, including novel PET tracer imaging and circulating tumor DNA assays;
  • Identify how to assess patient suitability for participation in ongoing and upcoming cancer clinical trials and projects;
  • Discuss advances in the use of systemic therapies for cancer, including those targeting specific molecular alterations such as DNA repair mutations, specific chromosomal translocations, and tyrosine kinase mutations.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
Systems-based Practice
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Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 5.25 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 5.25 Participation
Event starts: 
05/12/2023 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
05/12/2023 - 3:40pm
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26th University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center Developmental Therapeutics Symposium Agenda
The agenda is subject to change.

Gleacher Center
450 Cityfront Plaza Dr
Chicago, IL 60611
United States
Built to meet the demanding requirements of the top-ranked University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Gleacher Center offers an outstanding educational environment. Steps from North Michigan Avenue, the six-story, 50,000-square-foot venue was meant to foster the interaction of people and ideas.
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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.
Walter M. Stadler, MD  Walter M. Stadler, MD
  Fred C. Buffett Professor of Medicine and Surgery
  Dean for Clinical Research
  Deputy Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center

  Olatoyosi Odenike, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  Director, Leukemia Program

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships 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.
Physician Credit
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.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Participants who successfully complete the entire activity and complete an evaluation form will earn 5.25 contact hours.
American Board of Internal Medicine MOC Part II Credit
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 5.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
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.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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