Advances in the Management of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: The Rapid Development of Multikinase Inhibitors Targeting RET, VEFR2, and Other Kinases
Rogert F. Gagel, MD, Professor of Medicine and Head, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: Review the clinical use of targeted therapies for the treatment of medullary thyroid carcinoma. To recognize the mechanisms by which RET causes cellular transformation.
Disclosure Report: Course Director: Dr. Michael Bronze has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. Planning Committee Members: Dr. Ben Cowley has been a consultant for Otsuka. He has received honorarium from NKF. Dr. Courtney Houchen has received other financial or material support in that he is the Founder of COARE Biotechnology. Dr. James Lane has received grants/research support from Novo Nordisk, VM BioPharma, Boehringer-Ingelheim, PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., EMD Serono, Inc, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, Eli Lilly and Company, Andromeda Biotech Ltd, Concept Therapeutics, Inc., Tranzyme, Inc, and Sanofi-Aventis. Dr. Dwight Reynolds has received grants/research support from Medtronic. He has been a consultant for Medtronic. He has received honorarium from Medtronic. Drs. Jackson, Kinasewitz, Selby, Drevets, Humphrey and Zou have no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. Course Contact: Ms. Brenda Wilkerson has no financial relationships or affiliations to disclose. Speaker: Dr. Gagel has Astra Zeneca Grants/research support.
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