Modeling Center of Excellence Practices to Improve the Care of Patients With Biomarker-Driven Thyroid Cancer or Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

May 28, 2024
Cancer Care Associates of York
Targeted therapies are driving a rapidly evolving landscape in cancer care. Are your molecular testing procedures optimized to guide treatment for your patients diagnosed with NSCLC or thyroid cancer? Are you using the right tests at the right times for the right patients? Assess your current practices and procedures, and create a plan to optimize testing and treatment, through this innovative, customized, point-of-care learning program designed to help you enhance your processes and improve your ability to implement the most appropriate biomarkers and assays to inform treatment selection. Collaborate with expert faculty to develop strategies to overcome the barriers you face and better individualize therapy according to molecular testing results to improve outcomes for your patients with thyroid cancer or NSCLC. Join your colleagues in this new frontier of personalized medicine today!
Educational Partner: Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL)

Commercial Support: Support for this activity has been provided through an educational grant from Lilly.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for oncologists, pathologists and the multidisciplinary team practicing in academic and community settings who treat patients with NSCLC or thyroid cancer.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Develop improved models for early and effective biomarker testing
  • Identify appropriate patients and optimize treatment for RET-targeted therapy
  • Develop strategies to mitigate challenges and barriers to optimizing RET testing for patients with NSCLC and thyroid cancer
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
877-444-8435 ext 160
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
05/28/2024 - 11:00am
Event ends: 
05/28/2024 - 12:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
York, PA
United States
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  Maria Arcila, MD
  Attending Pathologist and Laboratory Director, Diagnostic Molecular Pathology
  Medical Director, Molecular Hematopathology
  Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  New York, NY
  Marcia Brose, MD, PhD, FASCO
  Director, Cancer Services
  Vice Chair, Hematology and Medical Oncology
  Co-Director Community Based Clinical Trials
  Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Jefferson Health
  Philadelphia, PA
  Lori Wirth, MD
  Associate Professor
  Harvard Medical School
  Medical Director
  Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Head and Neck Cancers
  Boston, MA

  Christine Bestvina, MD (Content Reviewer)
  Associate Professor
  Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology
  University of Chicago Medicine
  Chicago, IL
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Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nurses may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion as AAPA, AANP, and ANCC accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through their reciprocity agreements.
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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