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Evan J. Lipson, MD - Analyzing the Pros and Cons of Standard and Alternative Dosing Regimens of Immunotherapies and Combinations in Modern Oncology Practice
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Go online to PeerView.com/GAQ860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert in immuno-oncology discusses modern management of patients with a range of cancers using immune checkpoint inhibitors, focusing on dosing and administration schedules based on the latest safety and efficacy considerations. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: Describe the mechanisms of action, rationale, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic profiles, and established and updated dosing recommendations for available immune checkpoint inhibitors and combination therapies for patients with cancer, Identify key safety and efficacy considerations among other pros and cons related to immunotherapy dosing and dose schedules, particularly with regard to extended-interval dosing, flipped dosing, dosing based on tumor type, and dose modification to minimize toxicity, Develop a plan to personalize immunotherapy selection, dosing, and administration for patients with cancer, taking into account pros and cons of relevant standard and alternative dosing approaches, current recommendations, appropriate immune-related adverse event monitoring strategies, and the clinical constraints that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.