Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma: Standard of Care Among Emerging Agents

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Release Date: October 19, 2016
Expiration Date: October 19, 2017

Expected time to complete this activity as designed: 30 minutes
There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online activity.

Program Overview

The multitude of novel agents and new drug regimens approved in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM) has made a major impact on treatment paradigms and clinical practice recommendations. In this activity, Dr. Adam D. Cohen, the Director of Myeloma Immunotherapy and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, will describe the current standard of care in RRMM, taking into account new therapies and updates to disease management guidelines, as well as future outlooks on the treatment landscape.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, and other health care professionals who have an interest in enhancing their clinical skills in new drug regimens for multiple myeloma.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Outline the current treatment paradigms in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM)
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of the current standard of care in RRMM
  • Describe the future outlook on the standard of care in RRMM


Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma: Standard of Care Among Emerging Agents – Adam D. Cohen, MD

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity is eligible for credit through October 19, 2017. After this date, this activity will expire and no further credit will be awarded.

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Faculty Biography

Adam D. Cohen, MD
Director, Myeloma Immunotherapy
Assistant Professor, Hematology/Oncology Division
Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Adam Cohen received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, where he also completed an internal medicine residency. He then completed a hematology/oncology fellowship, and was a research associate in the Laboratory of Tumor Immunology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York. Dr. Cohen is currently Director of Myeloma Immunotherapy and Assistant Professor of Hematology/Oncology at Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Cohen is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association for Cancer Research, and the American Society of Hematology. He is also a member of the Multiple Myeloma Committee, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, and has served on the Multiple Myeloma Panel, National Comprehensive Cancer Network. In addition, Dr. Cohen is an ad hoc reviewer for several journals, including Leukemia, Blood, Amyloid, and Clinical Cancer Research. He has co-authored over 50 original articles, book chapters, and reviews on DNA vaccines, tumor immunity, multiple myeloma, amyloidosis, and stem cell transplant.


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Faculty Disclosure

Dr. Adam Cohen has received honoraria related to formal advisory activities from Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. He has received grant support related to research activities from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Planning Committee Disclosures

The individuals listed below from MediCom Worldwide, Inc. reported the following for this activity: Joan Meyer, RN, MHA, Executive Director, and Patrick Brooks, PharmD, Medical Director, Oncology, have no relevant financial relationships.

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