2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapyâ„¢: Combination Therapies in Combating Cancer

Published: On 08/11/2023


Please note, this activity does not offer continuing education credit.

The 2023 Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ educational series is supported, in part, through independent medical education grants from AstraZeneca, Bristol Myers Squibb, Exelixis, GSK, Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. (MSD) and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Additional support for this activity provided by:


Course Description
This interactive online course is part of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s (SITC) Advances in Cancer Immunotherapy™ (ACI) program. Designed for oncologists, nurses, pharmacists, emergency physicians and all members of the cancer team, the ACI program focuses on recent clinical advancements, management of immune-related adverse events, underlying mechanisms of different immunotherapy options, clinical application for various disease states, and what to look for in the future.


The course- Combination therapies in Combating Cancer gives a brief overview of the several combination therapies such as Inhibitory Immune Checkpoint Combination therapy, Targeted Immunotherapy approches, and other emerging combination therapies. In this course, the subject matter expert describes the effectiveness of various combination immunotherpy approches and their outcomes in cancer patients using several case studies and research papers. The course content emphasizes the emerging landscape of combining immunotherapy with different modalities to treat cancer. 


View all available ACI online offerings at www.sitcancer.org/acionline.


Estimated time to complete activity:  1 hour


Target Audience
This activity is intended for program coordinators, health care managers, physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, advanced practice registered nurses and other healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with cancer.


Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe key immunotherapy targets that are useful for combination approaches.
  • Describe immunotherapy-based combination treatment regimens currently under investigation.
  • Discuss the emerging landscape of combining immunotherapy with different modalities to treat cancer.


Satisfactory Completion
Learners must listen to each self-directed audio recording while following along with the visual slides/read the articles, pass the post-test with a score of 80% or higher (unlimited attempts) and complete an evaluation form/Survey to receive a certificate of completion.


Gregory B. Lesinski, PhD, MPH
Co-Director, Translational GI Malignancy Program
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University,
Atlanta, Georgia, USA


Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the education content of this CE activity: 
Gregory B. Lesinski, PhD, MPH: Works at a Academic Medical Center and a consultant advisor speaker for Bristol-Myers Squib, Vaccinex, Boerhinger-Ingelheim, Merck and Co.

The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer planners and others have nothing to disclose.


SITC Online Education Disclaimer
A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. Readers should verify all the information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this educational activity. Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.


Hardware and Software Requirements
SITC connectED requires a modern web browser (Internet Explorer 7+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the ability to listen to audio with the content.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.  The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Combination Therapies in Combating Cancer- Course content
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Certificate of Participation (No Credit)
Certificate of Participation: 0.00
ACI 2023: Combination Therapies in Combating Cancer
SITC Member Price:$0.00
Non-Member Price:$0.00