Cancer Biomarkers Conference VI

Chicago, IL US
September 16, 2023 to September 17, 2023
The field of biomarker testing for targets of tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy and immune therapy is constantly advancing with introduction of new tests and new therapies. The Cancer Biomarker Conference (CBC) series provides real-world practical updates for general community pathologists, molecular pathologists, oncologists and related specialties and professions for this ever-changing field.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for general community pathologists, molecular pathologists, oncologists and related specialties and professions.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Explain how the digitalization of trust, revolutionizing business and government, will benefit the future of Medicine.
  • Choose an appropriate NGS design based upon clinical and scientific need.
  • Apply correction classification changes in HER2 testing according to the 2023 ASCO/CAP guidelines update.
  • Predict emerging technologies that may improve patient care by identifying early evidence of treatment failure or disease evolution.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Thelma Wright
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 11.00 Participation
Event starts: 
09/16/2023 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
09/17/2023 - 12:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Preview the conference agenda below!
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Agenda is subject to change.

David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago
1201 E 60th St
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
Visit the David Rubenstein Forum's website.
Attendees can book their stay at The Study at University of Chicago by phone, e-mail, or online. When calling or e-mailing please reference the group name: CBCVI
Please contact Thelma Wright via e-mail here.
ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at 773-834-2555 or via email at
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
Daniel A. Arber, MD  Daniel A. Arber, MD
  Donald West and Mary Elizabeth King Professor
  Chair, Department of Pathology
  University of Chicago

  Timothy Craig Allen, M.D., J.D., FCAP, FASCP
  Chair of Pathology - Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
  Chief of Pathology Service Line – Corewell Health East
  Physician Executive, Pathology – Corewell Health East Medical Group
  Chief of Pathology – Corewell Health East – William Beaumont University Hospital

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, he University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Pathology Lifelong Learning (CME) Credit
This activity has been registered to offer credit in the American Board of Pathology’s Continuing Certification program. Successful completion of this activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 11 CME credits. Participants will earn credits equivalent to the amount of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABPath Lifelong Learning (CME) credit.

Other Health Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: Requests to claim MOC Part II credit must be made within one month to report to ABPath. Requests to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ after three months will be subject to additional fees.
This conference offers a tremendous opportunity to highlight your company products, services, and achievements in front of a wide array of key decision makers. Increase your company profile by participating as an exhibitor at this exciting event!
Download the prospectus PDF icon here or contact Thelma Wright at or 773-834-2555. We hope to see you there!

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CANCELLATION POLICY: If you cancel your participation in this conference, your registration fee less a $150 administrative fee will be refunded when written notification is received by September 1, 2023. No refunds will be made after September 1, 2023.


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