Neuroblastoma: Immunotherapy for Pediatric Solid Tumors

This course will provide learners with information on selecting tumor targets, passive and active immunotherapy and the challenges in integrating immunotherapy into multimodal therapy.

Target Audience

Pediatricians, Pediatric Oncologists, Hematologists/Oncologists, Infectious Disease Pediatricians, Pediatric General Internists, Family Physicians, Neonatologists, Emergency Department Physicians and Nurse Practitioners. 

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the effect of immunotherapies on adult solid tumors and the potential application and limitations of immunotherapy in children with solid tumors. 
  • Identify pediatric-specific immunotherapies that are both approved and in clinical trials. 
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Roberts, Stephen S., Alexander J. Chou, and Nai-Kong V. Cheung. "Immunotherapy of childhood sarcomas." Frontiers in oncology 5 (2015): 181.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
02/01/2018
Course expires: 
02/01/2020

Shakeel Modak, M.D. 
Pediatric Oncologist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Shakeel Modak, M.D., has indicated that he is a consultant for YMabs and he will include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/01/2018
Course expires: 
02/01/2020
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