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Applied Clinical Education

Emerging Immunotherapies in Bladder Cancer: PD-1, PD-LI, and CTLA-4 Inhibitors

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Overview / Abstract:

The goal of this educational activity is to improve clinicians’ abilities to diagnose and treat bladder cancer appropriately, with particular emphasis on emerging therapies such as PD-1, PD-L1, and CTLA-4 inhibitors.

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

1. Discuss the pathophysiology of bladder cancer, including the role of the PD-1, PD-L1, and CTLA-4 pathways.

2. Explain the diagnosis and staging of bladder cancer.

3. Describe current treatments for bladder cancer.

4. Identify the potential of emerging immunotherapies for bladder cancer, such as PD-1, PD-L1, and CTLA-4


Nov 01, 2017


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Radiology / RAD Tech CE


Monograph, Online

Credits / Hours

1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™



Presenters / Authors / Faculty


Walter M Stadler, MD
Fred C. Buffett Professor of Medicine
and Surgery
Chief, Section of Hematology/Oncology
Deputy Director, University of Chicago
Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

Daniel P Petrylak, MD
Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology)
and Urology
Director, Prostate and GU Medical Oncology
Director, Prostate Cancer Translational
Research Group
Yale Cancer Center
New Haven, Connecticut

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Immunology / Immunosuppression, Oncology / Cancer / Radiation Therapy, Other, Pain Management, Pathology, Pharmacology, Radiology / Imagery / Nuclear Medicine

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, and Merck & Co.

Keywords / Search Terms

Applied Clinical Education diagnose and treat bladder cancer appropriately, with particular emphasis on emerging therapies such as PD-1, PD-L1, CTLA-4 inhibitors, diagnosis of bladder cancer, staging of bladder cancer, emerging immunotherapies, oncology health care professionals who treat patients with bladder cancer, oncologists, hematologist/oncologists, radiation oncologists, urologists, oncology nurses, pharmacists Free CE CME

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