Updates in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Castleman Disease:

Expert Perspectives

Updates in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Castleman Disease: Expert Perspectives


Release Date: December 18, 2020

Last Reviewed: December 15, 2020

Expiration Date: December 18, 2021

Time to Complete Activity: 1.0 hour


David C. Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics
University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director, Patient Impact
Penn Orphan Disease Center
Founding Director
Center for Cytokine Storm Treatment & Laboratory
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Castleman Disease Collaborative Network
Philadelphia, PA

Sudipto Mukherjee, MD, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Lerner College of Medicine at CWRU
Director of Rare Cancers and Blood Diseases Program
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Leukemia Program
Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

This activity is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC.   

In collaboration with the Castleman Disease Collaborative Network. 

Disclosure of Commercial Support
This activity is supported by an educational grant from EUSA Pharma.

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of community and academic physicians specializing in hematology and hematology/oncology. It will also benefit other clinicians who manage patients with Castleman disease (CD).

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

  • Identify patients with CD
  • Determine evidence-based treatment for CD in alignment with current guidelines

Physician Accreditation Statement
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation Statement
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PA Continuing Education
PAs may claim a maximum of 1.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.

Instructions for Participation 
To receive a CME certificate of participation, you should:

  • Follow instructions to register or log in with your professional information and complete the pre-activity assessment
  • View the online activity in its entirety
  • Complete and submit the online posttest and evaluation. You must answer 70% of the posttest questions correctly to earn credit. You will have unlimited opportunities to successfully complete the posttest

A certificate of participation will be available for download/printing immediately following your successful completion of the posttest and evaluation.

For questions regarding CME credit, contact the Paradigm CME Department at (845) 398-5949 or cme@paradigmmc.com.

There is no fee required for participation in this activity.

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