As a service to the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer's (SITC) membership and the oncology community as a whole, SITC offers FREE, CME-certified online education on the topic of immunotherapy through Clinical Advances in Immuno-Oncology, a robust online learning center. Developed through a partnership with Medscape Oncology, this learning center is designed to provide education to oncologists in a variety of immunotherapy related topics beginning with immunology fundamentals and advancing to tumor-specific immunotherapy education. As a new addition, SITC has also partnered with Medscape to offer Patient Education activities for patients, caregivers, or those interested in learning more about specific types of cancer and how immunotherapy can be used for them. To access the patient education activities, please scroll to the bottom of the page!
To access each CME educational activity, click on the topics below. For more online education activities, please visit SITC Cancer Immunotherapy connectED.
Continuing the Path Forward: Essential Concepts of Cancer Immunotherapy in 2017September 26, 2017Cutting-edge approaches to immunotherapy include targeting the inhibitory and stimulatory pathways and IDO, cellular therapy, and vaccines.Emerging Considerations in the Use of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: CRC August 14, 2017Drs. Bendell and Lee discuss the role of checkpoint inhibition in the management of patients with colorectal cancer.Optimizing Outcomes in mRCC: Finding the Balance of Immune InhibitionMay 30, 2017Drs. Atkins and Choueiri discuss the latest advances in the use of immunotherapy in patients with mRCC.State of the Art in HCC: Immune Checkpoint ModulationMarch 24, 2017Listen to 2 experts discuss the latest in immune checkpoint modulation in advanced HCC.
Management of Glioblastoma: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going?March 23, 2017Leading experts discuss insights on advances in the treatment of glioblastoma.Patient Centered Care in HNSCCFebruary 17, 2017Drs. Robert Ferris and Laura Chow discuss some of the practicalities involved in treating patients with HNSCC with checkpoint inhibitors.
Determining the Best Treatment Algorithm for Patients with Head and Neck Cancer December 20, 2016 Experts discuss treatment strategies for one patient with recurrent HNSCC and one with locally advanced HNSCC.
Clinical Challenges in Melanoma: Progressive Disease December 7, 2016 Imaging scans suggest this patient's melanoma has progressed, but has it? Watch this case to see how it develops.
New Frontiers in Decision Making: Adverse Events With Immunotherapy in NSCLC December 6, 2016 Use a patient case to learn about managing adverse events with immunotherapy in patients with NSCLC.Optimizing Outcomes in Metastatic Melanoma: A Case ChallengeNovember 22, 2017Review appropriate treatment regimens for patients with metastatic melanoma
The Nurse View: Overcoming Challenges Associated with Cancer Immunotherapy November 11, 2016 Experts discuss the role of nursing for setting expectations and managing irAEs in patients with melanoma receiving immunotherapy.
New Frontiers in Decision Making: Immunotherapy in Advanced Squamous Cell NSCLC October 21, 2016 Follow a patient with advanced squamous cell NSCLC to learn about the use and management of immune checkpoint inhibitors.Changing the Paradigm of Treatment in Patients With Hodgkin LymphomaOctober 14, 2016 Dr. Stephen Ansell discusses the emerging role of immunotherapy in the management of patients with Hodgkin lymphoma.
September 22, 2017Drs Rini, Balar, and Plimack look at the role of immunotherapy in 2 patients with advanced bladder cancer.
Back to the Basics: Clinical Immunology and Its Implications for Cancer CareAugust 17, 2017Dr David Munn reviews the basics of the immune system, including which parts are promising targets for cancer therapyCheckpoint Inhibitors in First-Line Advanced NSCLC: What Should You Know? August 14, 2017Learn about monotherapy and combination therapy options for patients eligible for first-line immunotherapy.
Biomarkers for Cancer Immunotherapy: Understanding Their Growing Role in Tumors
March 29, 2017What are the implications for NSCLC, colorectal cancer, and other tumors?
March 29, 2017Dr. Jonathan Rosenberg reviews the latest evidence on the use of checkpoint inhibitors in bladder cancer.
The Nurse View: Practice Pearls in the Use of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in NSCLC January 18, 2017Learn about the use of checkpoint inhibitors in patients with NSCLC.
Strengthening Lung Cancer Team Connections to Improve Outcomes with Immunotherapy December 16, 2016 Watch as an oncologist, pharmacist, and nurse discuss challenges and best practices for working in a team environment.
New Frontiers in Decision Making: Immunotherapy in Advanced Non-Squamous NSCLC December 6, 2016 Follow a patient with advanced adenocarcinoma to learn about the use and management of immune checkpoint inhibitorsAdvancing the Care in Thoracic Cancer: Emerging Treatment OptionsNovember 30, 2016Read 3 articles that review immunotherapy treatment options in mesothelioma, small cell lung cancer, and non-small cell lung cancer.
Essential Concepts in Harnessing the Immune System in Head and Neck Cancer November 15, 2016 Dr. Tanguy Seiwert explores the emerging role for immunotherapy in head and neck cancer.
Clinical Challenges in Melanoma: Frontline October 21, 2016 A patient undergoing treatment for metastatic melanoma experiences some unusual symptoms. Watch this case to figure out what is going on.
Additional activities are available in our archive. While these activities are no longer CME-certified, they remain valuable resources for oncologists interested in learning more about cancer immunotherapy.
Is Immunotherapy Right for My Lung Cancer? November 8, 2016 This activity is for people with non-small cell lung cancer who want to learn more about why, how, and when their care team may consider using immunotherapy as part of their treatment.
Immunotherapy Side Effects: Talking With Your Melanoma Care Team November 8, 2016 This article is for people who are taking checkpoint inhibitor medicines for metastatic melanoma, their care partners, and others who want to learn about treatment side effects.
Therapy-related myeloid neoplasms (WHO classification) with mutated TP53 or complex chromosome aberrations are not likely to be cured with targeted agents. These neoplasms comprise a group of clonal hematopoietic stem cell disorders related to prior ...
The Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology (IGP) at Uppsala University in Sweden is involved in an ongoing effort to collect cancer patient data in an initiative entitled U-CAN. By June of this year, the biobank has grown to approximately ...
It is the recent modest single agent activity of programmed death-ligand 1 and programmed death receptor-1 antibodies for those with breast cancer that is generating hope for use of immunotherapy in breast cancer. To ponder in the meantime, in preparation ...
FYI for those in the Tampa, FL area. Emerging Opportunities--Enhancing Awareness of Clinical Trials The 2017 Breast Immune-Oncology Conference is being held Sat., Oct. 7th at Moffitt Cancer Center. There will be a free companion Patient Advocacy Program ...
Is Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer the Same Thing as Chemotherapy? October 20, 2016 This activity is for people with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who want to learn more about how immunotherapy differs from chemotherapy.
What Treatment Is Right for My Metastatic Melanoma? October 19, 2016 This article is for people who have metastatic melanoma, their care partners, and others who want to learn about immunotherapy.
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