Multi-Cancer Early Detection: Choosing Patients and Changing Practice
Join us for a short Clinical Coffee Break to learn how to increase rates of cancer screening among your patients. Many primary care providers (PCPs) struggle to integrate conversations and workflows around cancer screening into their practice, and many patients avoid screening because of a multitude of barriers. This education identifies these obstacles and offers practical tips to overcome them. Most importantly, this session explores newer testing methods, like multi-cancer early detection (MCED), that—if offered to patients by their PCP—have the potential to reduce missed or delayed diagnoses.
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
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.
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.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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