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Thursday, June 27, 2024, 1:30 – 2:45 pm, Eastern Time

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

Topics Covered

  • Understanding the Future of Cancer Research & Clinical Trials
  • Increased Focus on Earlier Detection & Treatment of Cancer
  • Health Care Disparities Research
  • Enhanced Knowledge of the Molecular Portrait of Cancer
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Driven Approaches for Diagnosis & Treatment of Cancer
  • Microsatellite Instability (MSI): Mutations in DNA Mismatch Repair Genes – Implications for Treatment
  • Immunotherapy
  • CAR T Cell Therapy
  • Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors & Blockade
  • Monoclonal Antibodies
  • Cancer Treatment Vaccines
  • Immune System Modulators
  • Targeted Immunotherapies
  • Radiopharmaceutical Therapy (RPT)
  • Antibody-Drug Conjugates (ADCs)
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Additional Focus on Lifestyle, Exercise, Nutrition & Hydration
  • Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Presenter

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

Presenter

Sara Grisales Jaramillo, MSW

Insights Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Presenter

Al B. Benson, III, MD, FACP, FACCC, FASCO

Professor of Medicine, Associate Director for Cooperative Groups, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University

Presenter

Michael K. Wong, MD, PhD

Professor, Medical Oncology, Melanoma and Cutaneous Malignancies, Executive Director, Integration and Program Development, Cancer Network, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Presenter

Samuel Yamshon, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Bone Marrow Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program, Lymphoma Program. Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine

Presenter

Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS

Edgar M. Housepian Professor of Neurological Surgery, Vice Chairman of Academic Affairs, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, Director, Bartoli Brain Tumor Research Laboratory, Co-Director, Brain Tumor Center

Presenter

Susan Slovin, MD, PhD

Attending Physician, Genitourinary Oncology Service, Sidney Kimmel Center for Prostate and Urologic Diseases, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Weill College of Cornell University

Presenter

Sean McBride, MD, MPH

Radiation Oncologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Presenter

Elizabeth K. O’Donnell, MD

Clinical Director of Early Detection and Prevention of Cancer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Presenter

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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