Workshop Date and Time

Monday, December 20, 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 of Solid Cancer Tumors
  • Definition of Diagnostic Technologies
  • How Diagnostic Technologies Work & Are Used
  • Examples of How Diagnostic Technologies Inform/Transform the Treatment of Solid Cancer Tumors
  • The Role of the Pathologist
  • Predicting Hereditary Risk
  • Diagnostic Technologies, Biomarkers, Genomics, & Precision Medicine
  • Targeted Therapies
  • Clinical Trials: How Diagnostic Technology Research Contributes to Treatment Choices
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine 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

Kamel Abou Hussein, MD

Lead Physician, Breast Medical Oncology, MD Anderson at Cooper Cancer Center

Emilia Calvaresi, MD, PhD

Molecular Pathologist Associate Staff, Section of Molecular Pathology, Laboratory Medicine Cleveland Clinic Member, Patient Engagement Subcommittee, 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 Dieticians: 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.

Brochure

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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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