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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Precision Medicine
  • Precision Medicine’s Role in Improving Treatment Decisions & Predicting Response to Treatment
  • Precision Medicine in the Treatment of Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer & Lymphoma
  • Talking with Your Health Care Team about Precision Medicine
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Edith P. Mitchell, MD, FACP

Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Program Leader, Gastrointestinal Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Associate Director, Diversity Affairs, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, President, National Medical Association

Alan H. Bryce, MD

Vice Chair, Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology, Director, Genomic Oncology Service, Mayo Clinic Arizona

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

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

Leo I. Gordon, MD, FACP

Abby and John Friend Professor of Cancer Research, Professor in Medicine, Director, Lymphoma Program, Co-Director, Hematologic Malignancies Program, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Medical Director of the John and Lillian Matthews Center for Cellular Therapy

Justin F. Gainor, MD

Instructor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Sarah Kelly, MSW

Older Adult Program Coordinator, CancerCare

Brochure

You can download the brochure for this workshop(pdf)(78.9 KB)

Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on June 29, 2016.

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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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