Advanced Endometrial Cancer in the Immunotherapy Age: Harnessing the Power of Social Learning to Improve Patient Outcomes
Presented by: Johns Hopkins School University of Medicine
Release Date: March 2, 2023
Expiration Date: March 2, 2024
Estimated time to complete this activity: 4 hours. This activity has been approved for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Fees and Prerequisites: There are no fees or prerequisites.
Acknowledgement of Commercial Support: Supported by independent educational grants from Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc., GlaxoSmithKline and Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC.
This activity is intended to meet the educational needs of healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with endometrial cancer.
After participating in this activity, learners will demonstrate the ability to:
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Statement of Need
Endometrial cancer is among the few cancers increasing in incidence and mortality in the United States. Obesity is arguably the largest risk factor for endometrial cancer, and as obesity has become more prevalent, so has endometrial cancer. In its early stages, endometrial carcinoma has a five-year relative survival rate of 96%, but it decreases to 18% for those with metastases. Surprisingly, mortality has been increasing faster than incidence. This is attributed to increasing rates of advanced cancers, higher-risk histologies, and older age of first diagnosis. Yet, there have also been increases in diagnoses in women aged less than 50 years, based on Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) program data. These statistics demonstrate the need for new therapeutics and subsequent education on their use in this field. To improve clinical outcomes, clinicians treating patients for endometrial cancer need to understand molecular classification of disease, newest guidelines on management, and the evidence underlying these recommendations. Along with this, clinicians must be aware of the most effective ways to manage possible adverse events. This educational initiative will allow gynecologic oncology clinicians and generalists to learn and discuss the crucial points in diagnosing and managing these patients to best increase long-term survival. This type of collaborative social learning platform establishes a network of providers who can support each other locally as well as those from different communities with the goal of learning and sharing best practices that will improve outcomes for endometrial cancer patients.
Johns Hopkins Faculty:
Christina Chu, MD
Interim Chief, Division of Gynecologic Oncology
Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology
Director, Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship Program
NCCN, Cervical/Uterine Cancers Panel Member
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Stephanie Wethington, MD, MSc
Director, The Susan L. Burgert MD Gynecologic Oncology Survivorship Program
Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
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