This is a case-based activity that includes a discussion of a 45-year-old woman who was referred by her primary care physician to the medical oncologist after persistent abdominal bloating and gas pains did not abate after recommendation of dietary restrictions. Patient is para2/gravida2 with first menses at age 10 and last menses at age 43. Surgical history is notable for cholecystectomy at age 35. Family history is notable for hypertension and diabetes. On physical exam patient presented with no abdominal tenderness or guarding.
At the end of this course, learners should be able to:
- Propose initial treatment course and follow-up for a patient with early-stage ovarian cancer.
- Recognize how the platinum-free interval impacts choice of chemotherapy in recurrent ovarian cancer.
- Describe the options for maintenance treatment in platinum-sensitive, recurrent ovarian cancer.
- Consider differences in toxicities and dosing schedule preference when selecting PARP inhibitor for an individual patient.
Continuing Education Credit: 1.5 Credits/Points are available for participation in this course. Certificate and credit types include:
- AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- ABIM MOC Points
- CNE Contact Hours
- CPE Credits
- Certificate of Participation may be used to confer credit; however, all final decisions regarding the awarding of credits will be made by the licensing organization to which the credits are submitted.
- Certificate of Completion may be used to document participation, but no credit will be conferred.
Important Note: This course expires on November 14, 2020. Learners must complete all necessary course components by this date.