Challenges and Opportunities for Multi-Cancer Early Detection
As you well know, early detection is essential to improving cancer survival rates. Unfortunately, the current landscape of cancer screening leaves vast room for improvement. This Clinical Coffee Break explores the barriers to optimal early cancer screening and discusses the potential benefits of newer multi-cancer early detection (MCED) testing. This nascent technology is poised to change the game for patients with cancer. Learn what it is, how it works, its benefits and limitations, and emerging and available options. This session is a must-see for primary care clinicians as these tests will only realize their full potential if clinicians on the front line understand how to integrate them into practice.
Deputy Director, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
Chair, Grover C. Bagby Endowed Chair for Prostate Cancer Research
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of the Global Cancer Care Program
Director of the Young Adult Colon Cancer Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
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Tomasz M. Beer, MD, FACP: Consultant for Amgen, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Sanofi, GSK, Bristol Myers-Squib, Janssen, and Pfizer. Researcher for Alliance Foundation, GRAIL, LLC, Janssen, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Endocyte Inc., Freenome, Medivation Inc., Theraclone/Onco Response,Zenith Epigenetics.
Aparna R. Parikh, MD: Advisor and Consultant for Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Inivata, Natera, Guardent, Bayer, Foundation Medicine. Researcher for Bristol Meyers-Squib, Novartis, Natera, Mirati, Genentech, Daiichi, Sanyko. Committee Member for Roche.
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