Adapting to Evolving Treatment Paradigms in Prostate Cancer: New Evidence and Opportunities

A continuing medical education activity provided by NAMCP and AAMCN

This activity is an archive from the live session from the 2021 Fall Managed Care Forum.
If you participated in the live session, you are not eligible for continuing
education credits from this archive.

This activity is valid from January 1, 2022, to March 1, 2023.

Instructions for CME/NCPD: Complete the pre-test, listen to the audio and view the slides, complete the post test, complete the evaluation form and hit submit. You will be asked to enter your name and email address on the pre-test, evaluation and post-test. If you close your internet browser without completing the post test, you will have ONE more opportunity to complete. A score of 70% must be achieved on the post test to receive continuing education credits. If you do not pass the post test after two attempts, you will not be eligible to try again. Once you complete the evaluation form and score 70% or higher on your post test, you will automatically be given your certificate.

To print or save your certificate, you will need to click on the “download” button and either print or save.


Audience: This activity is intended for healthcare professionals practicing in managed care environments.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from
AstraZeneca and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Prostate cancer is the most diagnosed non-cutaneous cancer in men in the United States (US) and remains the second leading cause of cancer deaths among American men, with an estimated 191,930 new cases diagnosed in 2020. Prostate cancer deaths are typically the result of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), and most patients will eventually experience disease progression despite castration, with a median duration of response of 12–24 months. About 40 percent of these patients have prostate cancer that is also associated with a rising prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level that has not spread to other parts of the body. The danger that can occur, if not caught early, is that 33% of those men could have the cancer spread to other parts of the body.

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

  • Explore clinical guidelines and new evidence for appropriate treatment decision-making for prostate cancer

  • Assess the sequencing of novel therapies and be able to identify patient progression of disease by PSA, imaging, signs and symptoms

  • Discuss current and emerging treatments for patients with prostate cancer based on clinical trial safety and efficacy data

  • Analyze the unique mechanism of action and adverse effects of new and existing agents, including PARP inhibitor-based therapies

  • Examine the managed care considerations of current and emerging treatments by understanding the use of a multidisciplinary team to implement personalized strategies


Faculty: Scott T. Tagawa, MD, MS, FACP
Professor of Medicine & Urology
Medical Director, Genitourinary Oncology Research Program
Leader, GU Disease Management Team, Meyer Cancer Center
Weill Cornell Medical College


Dr. Tagawa has served as a consultant for Sanofi, Medivation/Astellas, Dendreon, Janssen, Genentech, Bayer, Endocyte, Eisai, Immunomedics, Karyopharm, Abbvie, Tolmar, Seattle Genetics, Amgen, Clovis, QED, Pfizer, AAA/Novartis, Clarity, Genomic Health, POINT Biopharma, Blue Earth Diagnostics, AIkido Pharma, Telix Pharma, and Convergent Therapeutics. He has received grant/research support from Sanofi, Medivation, Astellas, Janssen, Amgen, Progenics, Dendreon, Lilly, Genentech, Newlink, BMS, Inovio, and AstraZeneca. He has received royalties from Gilead/Immunomedics. He owns stock in Alkido. His presentation has been reviewed for any bias.
Planning Committee: Bill Williams, MD has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
Jeremy Williams has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
Jacqueline Cole, RN, MS, CMCN has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

NAMCP and/or the presenter has copyright or has received permissions for use of materials provided in this activity.

Accreditation & Designation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the National Association of Managed Care Physicians (NAMCP) and American Association of Managed Care Nurses (AAMCN). The National Association of Managed Care Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

NAMCP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Each
physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Association of Managed Care Nurses is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses who complete this activity and achieve a passing score will receive 1 hour in nursing continuing professional development.

This activity has been approved by the American Board of Managed Care Nursing for 1.0 contact hours toward CMCN recertification requirements.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from
AstraZeneca and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

NAMCP and/or this website does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. NAMCP does not endorse or imply endorsement of the content on any linked website. This website is to be used as an informational resource. With any health related concern, consult with your physician or healthcare professional.

Click Here To Continue