Mayo Clinic Proceedings - Symposium on Neoplastic Hematology and Medical Oncology - Potentially Curable Cancers of the Esophagus and Stomach (September 1, 2016)

One of the premier peer-reviewed clinical journals in general and internal medicine, Mayo Clinic Proceedings is among the most widely read and highly cited scientific publications for physicians, with a circulation of approximately 125,000. Mayo Clinic Proceedings is published by Elsevier and sponsored by Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research. The mission of Mayo Clinic Proceedings is to promote the best interest of patients by advancing the knowledge and professionalism of the physician community. Since 2009 the Journal has offered CME credit for specific articles from both the Mayo Clinic for Concise Review for Clinicians and specially commissioned Symposia articles (comprehensive coverage on one topic).  

Participation in this activity consists of reviewing articles and responding to a short online test. It is estimated that this activity will take approximately one hour per article.  There is no charge for participating in this Journal CME activity.

NOTE: You must select AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in your profile's credit eligiblility field in order for the sytem to recognize that you want CME credit. The system will only issue credit for the credit types that match your profile.

To receive CME credit, please do the following:

  • Click Take Course
  • Complete quiz and evaluation (There is a required 80% pass rate in order to earn credit, with 1 retake allowed.)
  • Print your Record of Attendance

Questions?  cme@mayo.edu

Target Audience

The target audience for Mayo Clinic Proceedings is primarily internal medicine physicians and other clinicians who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine and who wish to stay abreast of advances in medical research.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this article, you should be able to: (1) state common presentations for gastroesophageal malignancies, (2) summarize appropriate treatments for localized gastroesophageal malignancies, and (3) summarize common molecular alterations in gastroesophageal malignancies.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ABIM
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Course opens: 
09/01/2016
Course expires: 
08/31/2018

DISCLOSURE SUMMARY:

Planning Committee:
William Lanier, M.D., Thomas Beckman, M.D., Christopher M. Wittich, M.D., S. Vincent Rajkumar, M.D., Terry Jopke, Peg Wentz, Kim Sankey, Nicki Smith

Authors:

Elena Elimova MD, M.Sc.1,2, Dilsa Mirzak Kaya MD2, Kazuto Harada MD, Ph.D.2 and Jaffer A. Ajani MD2

Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology at University of Toronto, Princess Margaret Cancer Center1, Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX2

DISCLOSURES: 

Conflicts of Interest: The authors have no financial relationships to disclose, except that Dr. Elimova reports that her husband, Adam Olmstead, is Marketing Director, Vaccines, Merck Canada Vaccines Division.


Planning Committee - ​no relationships to disclose.

The authors have received generous grants from the Caporella, Dallas, Sultan, Park, Smith, Frazier, Oaks, Vanstekelenberg, Planjery, and Cantu families, from the Schecter Private Foundation, Rivercreek Foundation, Kevin Fund, Myer Fund, Dio Fund, Milrod Fund, and Multidisciplinary Grants from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA.

Supported in part by the National Cancer Institute and Department of Defense awards CA138671, CA172741, CA129926, CA150334 (JAA).

Off-label drugs:  None.

Accreditation Statement:


In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Credit Statement(s):

AMA

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this Journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 1 MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Other Healthcare Professionals

A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ABIM
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2016
Course expires: 
08/31/2018
Please login or create an account to take this course.