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Monday, June 26, 2023, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time
Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.
- Overview & Definition of Biomarkers & Diagnostic Technologies
- How Biomarkers & Diagnostic Technologies Shape & Improve Treatment Decisions
- Why the Molecular Portrait of Cancer is Important
- The Role of the Pathologist
- Benefits of Biomarkers, Precision Medicine & Diagnostic Technologies
- 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 & Discussion of OpenNotes
- Quality-of-Life Concerns
- 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 Medical College
Leonard Saltz, MD
Medical Oncologist, Executive Director for Clinical Value & Sustainability; Head, Colorectal Oncology Section, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
Sarah E. Kerr, MD
Pathologist, Hospital Pathology Associates, Divisions of Cytopathology, Pulmonary, Gynecologic and Molecular Pathology, Allina Health Laboratories, Allina Health Cancer Institute
David S. Viswanatha, MD
Professor and Consultant, Division of Hematopathology, Co-Director, Molecular Hematopathology Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Carolyn Messner, DSW, BCD, FAPOS, FAOSW
Senior Director of Education and Training, CancerCare
Continuing Education Credits
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 firstname.lastname@example.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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