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Rhode Island Cancer Summit

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The Partnership held its 15th Annual Cancer Summit on October 12, 2022. The summit featured an introductory presentation by Katrina Goddard, PhD, Director of the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at National Cancer Institute and a keynote address by Nadine J. McCleary, MD, MPH, Medical Oncologist, Gastrointestinal Cancer Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Kate McCarthy, EdD, CEM, Advisor, Department of Homeland Security at Federal Emergency Management Agency led a multidisciplinary panel of experts on health inequities that exist in various underserved populations in RI. Gary Savona, an HPV-positive Oropharyngeal cancer survivor and Anne Chiang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor; Chief Integration Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer at Smilow Cancer Network discussed the importance of clinical trials for cancer care and how to increase access for all patients.

If you were unable to attend this year's conference or would like to rewatch the presentations, you may choose to watch a specific session below.




Cancer Updates from the National Cancer Institute

Keynote: SURGE - Meeting the Impending Storm of Widening Disparities in Cancer Genomic Testing

Practical Implications of COVID-19 for Underserved Communities and Cancer Care

Striving Towards Health Equity: Increasing Access to Clinical Trials

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