Prostate Cancer: Progress and Promise, Part V: Panel Discussion

Date of Original Release:7/17/2014
Expiration Date:7/17/2016


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Target Audience

Physicians who wish to advance their current knowledge of prostate cancer.

Learning Objective

  1. Review some of the questions raised and challenges associated with the use of biologic agents in the setting of prostate cancer.

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The Society for Translational Oncology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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In compliance with the ACCME Standards of Commercial Support, it is the policy of the Society for Translational Oncology to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities and to include information free of commercial bias and based on the best evidence available. All individuals in a position to influence the content of this activity have disclosed relevant financial interests or relationships of their own, their spouse/partner, or their worksite, with manufacturers or providers of commercial products, services, technology, or programs; and disclosed relationships with current non-governmental supporters of the activity.

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Faculty Disclosure(s)

John Fitzpatrick, MD

Irish Cancer Society, Dublin, Ireland

John Fitzpatrick discloses consultant relationships and receiving educational grants from Astellas, Ferring, GlaxoSmithLine, Janssen, Millenium, Sanofi and Takeda.


Yu Chen, MD, PhD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, US

Yu Chen discloses no financial relationships relevant to the content of this presentation.


Dana E. Rathkopf, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, US

Dana Rathkopf discloses receiving research funding from Celgene, Exelixis, Janssen, Medivation/Astellas, Millenium/Takeda and Novartis; and serving as an advisor for Janssen, uncompensated.


Michael J. Morris, MD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, US

Michael Morris discloses serving as a consultant/advisor for Bayer, uncompensated; and receiving research funding directly paid to MSKCC from Agensys, Algeta, Bayer, Janssen, and Sanofi.


Howard I. Scher, MD

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York

Howard Scherdiscloses consultant relationships with Medivation, uncompensated, Janssen Research and Development and Janssen Pharmaceuticals; and receiving research funding from Medivation, Janssen Research and Development and Janssen Pharmaceuticals.

Activity Moderator Disclosures

The reviewer discloses no financial relationships relevant to the content of this presentation.

Staff Planners Disclosures

No financial relationships relevant to the content of this presentation have been disclosed by the staff planners.

Commercial Support

STO is grateful for educational grants from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals and Algeta US, Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Services, LLC, and Sanofi Oncology in partial support of this enduring material CME activity.

In Memoriam

The Society for Translational Oncology is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of Professor John Fitzpatrick whose passion, dedication and drive ensured cancer research became a cornerstone in the fight against cancer. Prof. Fitzpatrick was one of European urology’s most accomplished opinion leaders and highly respected by his peers in and outside Europe. His medical career spanned 44-years and included top positions in urology and major scientific honors.

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