HER2 Testing in Gastric Cancer: A Survival Guide to Interpretation and Application: A Clinical Forum

Program Overview

In this activity, a panel of experts discuss current methods for determining the HER2 status of gastric adenocarcinomas and/or gastroesophageal junction cancers and the implications of these findings on treatment selection in the first-line setting and beyond.

Credit Expired
0.50 CE Credit(s)
Expires: April 1, 2022

Target Audience

Oncology clinicians and other healthcare professionals who diagnose and/or manage patients with gastric cancer.

Educational Objectives

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

  • Assess current HER2 testing recommendations and strategies for gastric cancer
  • Apply optimal testing and interpretation strategies to identify patients with gastric cancer that could benefit from HER2-directed therapy
  • Identify current and emerging HER2-directed therapies for gastric cancer

Activity Faculty

Kim, Richard (picture)

Richard Kim, MD (Chair)

Service Chief and Senior Staff, Gastrointestinal Oncology
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
Professor, University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Catenacci Daniel pic

Daniel Catenacci, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology & Oncology
Director, Interdisciplinary Gastrointestinal Oncology Program
Assistant Director, Translational Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, IL

Tang, Laura

Laura H. Tang, MD, PhD

Attending Pathologist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor, Pathology
Will Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

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Provider Statement

Disclosure of Financial Relationships

Faculty

Planners and Managers

Method of Participation and Request for Credit

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. 

Disclaimer Statement

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. 

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