Multi-Cancer Early Detection Tests: Raising Awareness of Novel Cancer Control Strategies in Primary Care
Tomasz M. Beer, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, School of Medicine
Grover C. Bagby Chair of Prostate Cancer Research
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Deputy Director, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, School of Medicine
Chief Medical Officer, CEDAR, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, School of Medicine
Cancer Biology Graduate Program, School of Medicine
John J Russell, MD
Family and Community Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Department Chair / Residency Program Director,
Dept of Family
Clinical Professor, Sydney Kimmel Medical College
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- Describe the latest advances in cancer biology that contributed to the development of early cancer detection methods, with a focus on epigenetics/methylation and cell-free DNA
- Evaluate limitations of current cancer screening guidelines as well as methods for the minimization of healthcare disparities in cancer screening
- Implement novel MCED tests into routine primary care for the early identification, diagnosis, and timely referral of cancer
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Dr. Beer: Consultant—AbbVie, Amgen, Arvinas, Astellas Pharma, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squib, Constellation, Dantari Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline, Grail Inc., Janssen, Myovant Sciences, Pfizer, Sanofi, Sapience Therapeutics; stock ownership—Arvinas and Salarius Pharmaceuticals; Grant/Research Support—Alliance Foundation Trials, Astellas Pharma, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Corcept Therapeutics, Endocyte Inc., Exact Sciences Corp., Freenome, Grail Inc., Harpoon Therapeutics, Janssen Research & Development, Medivation, Merck, Sotio, Theraclone Sciences/OncoResponse and Zenith Epigenetics
Dr. Russell: Advisory Board—Bayer, GSK, Pfizer Sanofi; Speaker—Sanofi
Kyle Copeland, PharmD, BCPS
Parkwest Medical Center
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWCN, CWS (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, CA
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