Workshop Date and Time
Monday, May 17, 2021, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time Register Now
Registrants can listen in live over the phone or online as a webcast.
- Overview & Definition of Diagnostic Technologies for People Living with Solid Cancer Tumors, in the Context of COVID-19
- How Diagnostic Technologies Work & Are Used
- Examples of How Diagnostic Technologies Inform/Transform the Treatment of Solid Cancer Tumors
- Predicting Hereditary Risk
- Diagnostic Technologies, Targeted Therapies & Precision Medicine
- Clinical Trial Updates, in the Context of COVID-19
- How Diagnostic Technology Research Contributes to Treatment Choices
- Their Benefits & Limitations
- Their Current Application in the Treatment of People Living with Solid Cancer Tumors
- Key Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Team During Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
- Preparing for These Appointments
- 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
Al B. Benson, III, MD, FACP, FASCO
Professor of Medicine, Associate Director for Cooperative Groups, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University
Sarah E. Kerr, MD
Pathologist, Hospital Pathology Associates, P.A., Divisions of Cytopathology; Gynecologic and Perinatal Pathology; Molecular Diagnostic Lead Pathologist for Next Generation Sequencing Development and Practice, Allina Health Laboratory (A Part of Abbott Northwestern Hospital)
Sarah Thibault-Sennett, PhD
Senior Manager, Public Policy & Advocacy, Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP)
Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW
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.
CancerCare, 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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