Genetics in Clinical Cancer Care: Controversies, Insights & Scalable Solutions Primer on Genetic Counseling
Original Live Conference- April 22-24, 2022
Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park- Chicago, IL
Educational Grant Funding Received for LIVE Conference from:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Review advanced concepts in genetics, genomics, and next generation Omics technologies;
- Debate controversies in cancer risk assessment and genetic testing including integration of polygenic risk score into comprehensive cancer risk assessment;
- Recognize advances in BRCA research with special emphasis on progress in treatment of BRCA associated cancers;
- Discuss integration of novel cancer therapies based on somatic genomic alterations in solid tumors and hematologic malignancies that may reveal germline mutations e.g MLH1 and BRCA mutations into the practice of oncology;
- Understand emerging concepts in Men’s health;
- Develop a globally informed perspective on Precision Oncology;
- Discuss emerging concepts in Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning to advance population health management;
- Understand ethical, legal and social implications of emerging technologies for early detection of cancer in diverse populations.
Feighanne Hathaway, MS
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The University of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine designates this enduring activity for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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