Jennifer A. Wargo, MD, MMSc

Associate Professor, Surgical Oncology
and Genomic Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX

Thursday, December 20, 2018
1:00 – 2:00 PM Central Time (US)
2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US)

Milena G. Wong, PharmD, BCOP

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
Department of Pharmacy, Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Goal Statement  To enhance oncology pharmacists’ skills and knowledge in the use of biomarkers in immune-oncology treatment decision making, to personalize therapy thus optimizing care and outcomes.

Educational Objectives  Upon completion of this program, participants should be better able to:

Describe the potential biomarkers being examined to predict response to immunotherapy, specifically immune checkpoint inhibitors

Assess the variety of biomarker assessments available to determine biomarker status in patients

Discuss strategies for the potential selection of immune checkpoint inhibitors in consideration of biomarkers in specific patient situations

Credits: 1.0 hour (0.10 ceu)

Duration: 60 minutes

Location: From the convenience of your home or business; accessible via both PC and MAC

Fee: here is no fee for this educational activity

Target Audience: Oncology pharmacists and other pharmacists that manage or interact with oncology patients.

Type of Activity: Knowledge


1:00 – 1:05 PM | Introduction

1:05 – 1:50 PM | Presentation

1:50 – 2:00 PM | Question & Answer Session

How to Earn Credit  Participants must attend and participate in the entire live educational activity and complete the evaluation form directly after the event with a maximum of within 60 days of participating in the activity.

Required Computer Hardware/Software  Please ensure the computer system you plan to use meets the following minimum requirements:

Operating System: Windows 98 or higher & Macintosh 2.2 or higher

Internet Browser (Mac &/ Windows): Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Safari 5.0.6 or higher, Firefox 3.0.3 or higher & Opera 5 or higher

Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible

Peripherals: Computer speakers or headphones

Monitor Screen Resolution: 320 x 480 or higher

Media Viewing Requirements: Adobe Reader, Microsoft PowerPoint, Flash Player & HTML5

Accreditation Statements

Pharmacy: Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
UAN: 0430-0000-18-048-L01-P

This educational activity is sponsored by Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC (PHE) and supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

All statements and opinions contained herein are solely those of the individual speakers and may not reflect those of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.