Spotlight on Relapsed/Refractory Follicular Lymphoma

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Release Date: December 09, 2022
Expiration Date: December 09, 2023

Expected time to complete this activity as designed: 30 minutes
There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online activity.

Program Overview

In this activity, Dr. Merryman will address the expanding landscape in the treatment of follicular lymphoma and, along with Dr. Armitage, they will discuss the current standard of care. Dr. Merryman will provide a comprehensive overview of the emerging data in the relapsed setting and discuss the current placement of those agents in the future treatment paradigm with a discussion of potential impact to patient care and outcomes.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for multidisciplinary healthcare providers in the community setting, including hematologists, oncologists, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and other allied healthcare professionals who provide care to patients with follicular lymphoma.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss recent evidence/publications on emerging therapies for relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma treatment
  • Describe implications for current/future practice of new clinical trial data in relapsed/refractory follicular lymphoma


Spotlight on Relapsed/Refractory Follicular Lymphoma – James O. Armitage, MD and Reid W. Merryman, MD

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity is eligible for credit through December 09, 2023. After this date, this activity will expire and no further credit will be awarded.

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  3. Complete the educational content as designed.
  4. Complete the post-test. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score of 70%.
  5. Complete the activity evaluation survey to provide feedback and information useful for future programming.
  6. Certificates for CME may be printed immediately after successfully completing the post-test and activity evaluation. Pharmacist credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor 4 weeks following receipt of a completed, qualified form.

Faculty Biographies

James O. Armitage, MD
Joe Shapiro Professor of Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska

Dr. James Armitage received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where he also completed his internship and residency in internal medicine. In addition, he completed a fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Iowa. Dr. Armitage is the Joe Shapiro Professor of Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he developed the Bone Marrow Transplant program and the Nebraska Lymphoma Study Group. He has also served as Vice Chair of Internal Medicine, Chief of the Section of Oncology and Hematology, Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, and Dean of the College of Medicine.

Dr. Armitage is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology, and hematology, and is a fellow of the American and the Royal College of Physicians, ASCO, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy (ASTCT). He has served on many national/international oncology committees, including the United States National Cancer Advisory Board and the French National Cancer Advisory Board. He is past president of both the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Dr. Armitage has published more than 600 papers, written 115 chapters, and is editor/co-editor of 33 books. He currently edits the ASCO Post and has received numerous honors.

Reid W. Merryman, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician, Division of Lymphoma
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Reid Merryman received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston. He completed residency training in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and fellowship training in hematology and oncology at Dana-Farber/Partners Cancer Care. He is currently an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and an attending physician in the Division of Lymphoma at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI).

His clinical and research interests center on the treatment of lymphoma. In particular, he is interested in developing immune-based treatments in Hodgkin and indolent non-Hodgkin lymphomas.


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Faculty Disclosures

Dr. James Armitage has relevant financial relationships related to advisory activities from Cardiff Oncology, Inc.

Dr. Reid Merryman has relevant financial relationships related to consulting from AbbVie Inc., Adaptive Biotechnologies, Alphasights, Bristol Myers Squibb Company, Epizyme, Inc., Genmab A/S, and Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. Dr. Merryman’s institution has received research funding from Bristol Myers Squibb Company, Merck & Co., Inc., Genentech - A Member of the Roche Group, and Genmab A/S.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Unapproved Product Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the US Food and Drug Administration. The faculty have been informed of their responsibility to disclose to the audience if they will be discussing off-label or investigational uses of products or devices.

Planning Committee

Joan Meyer, RN, MHA, Executive Director, Isabelle Vacher, Vice President of Educational Strategy, and Andrea Mathis, Project Manager, planners for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Peer Reviewer

Peer reviewer(s) for this educational activity have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group.

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