Workshop Date and Time

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Monday, January 23, 2023, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time

Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.

Topics Covered

  • Overview & Definition of Diagnostic Technologies & Biomarkers in the Context of COVID-19
  • How Diagnostic Technologies & Biomarkers Shape & Improve Treatment Decisions
  • Why the Molecular Portrait of Cancer is Important
  • The Role of the Pathologist
  • Benefits of Diagnostic Technologies, Biomarkers & Precision Medicine
  • Predicting Response to Treatment
  • Clinical Trials: How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Key Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team
  • Guidelines for Preparing for Telehealth Appointments with Your Health Care Team, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions, Quality-of-Life Concerns & Discussion of 2021 Care’s Act
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Mark G. Kris, MD

William and Joy Ruane Chair in Thoracic Oncology, Attending Physician, Thoracic Oncology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Michael J. Mauro, MD

Leader, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Program, Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine

Tanios Bekaii-Saab, MD, FACP

Leader, Gastrointestinal Cancer Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Professor, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Consultant, Mayo Clinic in Arizona

Sarah E. Kerr, MD

Pathologist, Divisions of Cytopathology, Pulmonary, Gynecologic, and Molecular Pathology, Hospital Pathology Associates, P. A., Allina Health Laboratory, Allina Health Cancer Institute

Monika Franco, PhD

Policy Analyst, Public Policy & Advocacy, Association for Molecular Pathology

Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW

Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Continuing Education Credits

(Live Only)

Social Workers: This program has been submitted to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, an approved provider through the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #CS4607, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Cancer Care, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0088. This workshop is approved for 1.0 Contact Hour.

Registered Dietitians: This program has been submitted to the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CPEU).

To request continuing education paperwork, please email your name, profession, and address to connect@cancercare.org after the program. All paperwork for continuing education credit must be requested, completed, and submitted within two weeks of the live program.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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