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ASTCT Pharmacy SIG Online Journal Club - May 2022

The ASTCT Pharmacy SIG May 2022 Journal Club aired on May 11, 2022. This webinar consists of two, 30-minute journal club presentations, which include 20 min for presentation and 10 min for discussion/Q and A.

Presenters & Articles

Arthur Nguyen, PharmD 

PGY2 Oncology Resident, Oregon Health and Science University

Axicabtagene Ciloleucel as Second-Line Therapy for Large B-Cell Lymphoma

Elizabeth A. Meszaros, PharmD 

PGY2 Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Resident, South Texas Veterans Healthcare System

Posttransplant Cyclophosphamide for Prevention of Graft-versus-Host Disease: The Prospective Randomized HOVON-96 Trial


Session Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Evaluate the safety and efficacy of Axicabtagene Ciloleucel for the treatment of large B-cell lymphomas (LBCL).
  2. Review current standards of care for Graft-versus-Host Disease (GVHD) prevention for Matched Related Donors (MRD) and Matched Unrelated Donor (MUD) peripheral blood allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplants (alloHSCT).
  3. Evaluate the utility of post-transplant cyclophosphamide (PTCy) combined with a short course of cyclosporine (CsA) as compared to mycophenolic acid (MPA) with CsA for GVHD prophylaxis in patients receiving MRD and MUD peripheral blood alloHSCT.

The France Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education and will award 1.0 CEU to pharmacists who complete the activity, complete the registration and evaluation forms, and successfully pass a posttest (>75%). There is no fee to participate in this activity. This is a knowledge-based educational activity. Your CE credits will be submitted electronically to the CPE Monitor. CE providers must upload participant information within 60 days from the date the participant completed the activity. Please submit all evaluations and credit requests no later than 30 days after you complete this activity to ensure your credit fulfillment, as CE credit cannot be awarded past 60 days from the activity date. 


Full CE information, including presenter disclosures and accreditation information, can be found in the Handouts tab or directly downloaded by clicking here.


Journal Club Recording
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Open to view video. This is a recording of the ASTCT Pharmacy SIG Online Journal Club - May 2022 that aired live on May 11, 2022.