Program Medium
Internet-based program

Method of Physician Participation Utilized in Learning Process

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period September 22, 2017 through September 22, 2019, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity, and are expected to view all 96 segments, totaling 4.5 hours, to successfully complete the activity and earn CME credit; 3) register and complete the evaluation form and post-test; 4) score 100% on the post-test; and 5) print out CME certificate.

Estimated Time to Complete Educational Activity

4.5 hours. Physicians must study the enduring activity, and are expected to view every segment to successfully complete the activity and earn CME credit.

Course Overview

In this web-based program, physicians will learn how recent advances in basic and clinical research have helped to improve the understanding the use of genomics in cancer treatment.

Release Date

September 22, 2017

Expiration Date

September 22, 2019

Intended Audience
This complimentary CME educational activity is designed for all healthcare providers (HCPs) involved in developing, delivering, consulting, and monitoring care for patients with or at risk for cancer.

This constituency of HCPs shall include the following audience:


Participation in this iQ&A interactive Medical Intelligence Zone is complimentary, and clinicians are invited to view this CME-certified program and/or share this invitation with other colleagues, departmental staff members, and healthcare professionals.

Grantor Support

This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from Roche Singapore Pte Ltd.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Massachusetts Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education (UMMS-OCME) and CMEducation Resources, LLC. The UMMS-OCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The University of Massachusetts Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Policy on Faculty & Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.  

Program Faculty and Disclosure

Prof. Jean-Yves Blay, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Université Claude Bernard
Lyon, France
Scientific Director, Canceropole

Research Support and Honoraria: Novartis, Roche, GSK BMS, MSD, Pharmamar

Professor Hyun Cheol Chung, MD
Professor of Medical Oncology
Yonsei Cancer Center Director
Yonsei Song-Dang Institute for Cancer Research
Yonsei University College of Medicine
Seoul, Korea

Nothing to disclose

Professor Byoung Chul Cho, MD, PhD
Yonsei Cancer Center
Yonsei University College of Medicine
JE-UK Laboratory of Molecular Cancer Therapeutics
Seoul, Korea

Nothing to disclose

Prof. Johann De Bono, MD, PhD
Professor of Experimental Cancer Medicine
Honorary Consultant Medical Oncologist
Royal Marsden Hospital
Head of the Division of Clinical Studies
Institute of Cancer Research
London, UK

Nothing to disclose

Rodrigo Dienstmann, MD
Principal Investigator
Oncology Data Science (ODysSey) Group
Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology
Barcelona, Spain
Computational Oncology Group
Sage Bionetworks
Seattle, Washington, USA

Nothing to disclose

Seung Tae Kim, MD
Division of Hematology Oncology
Department of Medicine
Samsung Medical Center
Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine
Seoul, Korea

Nothing to disclose

Samuel Klempner, MD
Director of Precision Medicine
The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, USA

Speaker’s Bureau: FoundationOne
Advisory Board: Lilly Oncology

Prof. Matthew Krebs, MD, PhD
Clinical Senior Lecturer
Experimental Cancer Medicine
Honorary Consultant
Medical Oncology
The University of Manchester
Greater Manchester, UK

Nothing to disclose

Razelle Kurzrock, MD
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology
UCSD School of Medicine
Senior Deputy Director, Clinical Science
Director, Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy
Director, Clinical Trials Office
UCSD Moores Cancer Center
San Diego, California

Nothing to disclose

Prof Frédérique Penault-Llorca, MD
Chief Executive Officer
Jean Perrin Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Pathology
Head of the Department of Pathology and Tumor Biology
Clermont-Ferrand, France

Nothing to disclose

Jean-Charles Soria, MD
Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology
South-Paris University
Cancer Specialist
Institut Gustave Roussy (IGR)
Paris, France

Advisor or Consultant: Roche, AstraZeneca, and MSD.

Dr. Daniel SW Tan
Medical Oncology
Senior Consultant
National Cancer Centre Singapore
Clinician-Scientist Fellow, The Genome Institute

Nothing to disclose

Janice Tsang, MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCP (Lond.)
Specialist in Medical Oncology
Hon. Clinical Assistant Professor
Li Ka Sing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China

Nothing to disclose

Lia Tsimberidou, MD, PhD
Tenured Associate Professor
Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics
Division of Cancer Medicine
The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Research Funding: Foundation Medicine

Professor Lynn Wang, MD, PhD, FCAP
Professor, Division of Genomic and Molecular Pathology
Founding Medical Director
Genomic and Molecular Pathology
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois USA

Nothing to disclose

Dr. Wong Seng Weng, MBBS, MRCP(UK), FAMS (Medical Oncology)
Medical Director & Consultant Medical Oncologist
The Cancer Centre (Singapore Medical Group)
Paragon Medical & Mt Elizabeth Novena
Specialist Centre Visiting Consultant
Mt Elizabeth Hospital & Mt Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Adjunct Clinician Scientist
Institute of Bioengineering & Nanotechnology (IBN)
Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR)

Honoraria: Astra Zeneca, Bayer Schering Pharma, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eisai, Eli Lilly, Hospira, Merck Serono, Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), Mundipharma, Novartis, Orient Europharma, Pfizer, Roche
Advisory Boards: Astra Zeneca, Bayer, Schering Pharma, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Hospira, Merck Serono, Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), Novartis, Orient Europharma, Pfizer, Roche

Professor James CH Yang, MD, PhD
Professor, Graduate Institute of Oncology
National Taiwan University
Director, Department of Oncology
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan

Honoraria for speaking or advisory board: Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly, Bayer, Roche/Genentech/Chugai, Astellas, MSD, Merck Serono, Pfizer, Novartis, Clovis Oncology, Celgene, Merrimack, Yuhan Pharmaceuticals, BMS, Ono Pharmaceutical, Daiichi Sankyo and AstraZeneca

Program Managers and Web Editor Disclosure

Program Manager Gideon Bosker, MD has nothing to disclose.

Program Reviewer Denise Leary has nothing to disclose.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Hardware and Software Requirements:

To participate in this program, viewers must have a PC or Macintosh computer that has active, ongoing internet access for the duration of the program, as well as a compatible Flash-viewer. An email address is required for registration, and a printer is required to print out the CME certificate.

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