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.

Topics Covered

  • 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

(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.

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 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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