Clinical application of genomics: a practical guide for oncologists

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The MPCCC and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) present a special series of Cancer and COVID-19 education events.

Genomics-based assays are increasingly used to guide clinical decision-making to select the most appropriate targeted therapy for patients.

Hear from experts who will share their knowledge on basic science and genetics, how to implement assays and the importance of patient consent. Molecular pathology reports will also be dissected and explained with opportunities for questions and discussion.

Facilitated by Dr Ben Markman, Cabrini Health

Presentations:

Basic science – genetics 101 
Professor Melissa Southey, Monash Health

Assays: what, when, where?
Dr Vivek Rathi, Monash Health

Oncogenic drivers and patient consent 
Dr Stephen Luen, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Practical examples using molecular pathology reports
Dr Kortnye Smith, Ballarat Cancer Centre

 

Event details

Thursday 3 September, 3-4.30pm

This event will be hosted on Zoom, joining details will be circulated shortly before the event.

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