Multi-Cancer Early Detection Tests: Novel Strategies to Improve Cancer Screening in Primary Care Practice
Thomas L. Carter, MD, FACP
La Jolla, CA
Mylynda Massart, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Candace Westgate, DO
Chief of Staff
Founder and Director of Adventist Health AHEAD program
St Helena, CA
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This activity is designed for primary care clinicians, including physicians, NPs, PAs, residents, fellows, registered nurses, and other members of the primary care team, as well as other relevant physician specialties who may play a role in cancer screening and detection, including internal medicine and family practice clinicians.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Describe current barriers to cancer screening, including limitations of cancer screening guidelines, health and sociodemographic disparities, and patient engagement challenges
- Review the latest advances in cancer biology and the subsequent development of early cancer detection screening tests
- Evaluate and differentiate between available and emerging blood-based MCED tests for cancer screening and early cancer detection
- Assess strategies to improve the clinical integration and workflow optimization of MCED tests in primary care practice for the early identification, diagnosis, and timely referral of cancer
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Release Date: September 19, 2023
Expiration Date: December 31, 2024
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.00 hour
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Dr. Carter: Speakers' bureau—GRAIL
Dr. Massart: Speakers' bureau—GRAIL
Dr. Westgate: Consultant—GRAIL, Myriad Genetics; National speaker—GRAIL, Myriad Genetics
Kyle R. Copeland, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Manager, Pharmacy
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, California
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