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Applied Clinical Education

Biologics and Biosimilars in Colorectal Cancer

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Overview / Abstract:

Learning Objectives
At the completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

1. Describe the molecular pathways and genetic mutations implicated in mCRC.
2. Review data for the efficacy and safety of current biologic agents for the treatment of mCRC.
3. Discuss the definitions, data, and regulatory landscape around the development of oncologic biosimilars.


Dec 16, 2017


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME


Monograph, Online

Credits / Hours

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, 1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEU), 1.0 contact hour



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Cathy Eng, MD
Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal
Medical Oncology
Division of Cancer Medicine
Sophie Caroline Steves Distinguished Professorship in
Cancer Research
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas

Wasif M Saif, MD
Director, GI Oncology Program
Leader, Experimental Therapeutics
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech

Keywords / Search Terms

Applied Clinical Education use of targeted biologic therapies in metastatic colorectal cancer, mCRC, emerging biosimilars, molecular pathways, genetic mutations, efficacy and safety, current biologic agents, treatment of mCRC, regulatory landscape, development of oncologic biosimilars, community oncologists, oncology health care professionals, hematologist/oncologists, oncology nurses, oncologic, specialty, and health-system pharmacists Free CE CME

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