2022 Summit on Cancer Health Disparities

Current Challenges & Future Directions

WHEN April 29 - May 1, 2022
WHERE Seattle, WA Grand Hyatt

The 2022 Summit on Cancer Health Disparities will feature lectures, panel discussions and debates among leaders across the spectrum of cancer care delivery. This conference will bring together oncology professionals, researchers, and other stakeholders to discuss the factors leading to cancer health disparities and ways to overcome the impact of these factors to optimize outcomes of cancer patients. This meeting will foster collaborative interdisciplinary interactions and partnerships and stimulate the development of new research and clinical practices to reduce cancer health disparities and improve outcomes of the diverse patient population.



Nurse Practitioners

Physician Assistants

Oncology Nurses



Researchers, and

Others interested in cancer disparities

Organizing Committee

Binay Shah, MD

Founder & President

Binaytara Foundation

Dr. Vivek Subbiah, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

MD Anderson Cancer Center,

University of Texas

Aparna Parikh, MD

Medical Director, Center for Young Adult Colorectal Cancer

Director, Global Cancer Care Program

Harvard University

Sakti Chakrabarti, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Medical College of Wisconsin

Jack West, MD

Medical Oncologist

City of Hope

David Aboulafia, MD


Virginia Mason Cancer Institute

Siddhartha Yadav, MD

Medical Oncologist

Mayo Clinic, MN

Hannah Linden, MD, FACP

Athena Distinguished Professorship of Breast Cancer Research, University of Washington

Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Edith P. Mitchell, MD

Clinical Professor

Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities

Thomas Jefferson University

Rachna Shroff, MD, MS

Medical Director, Clinical Trials

Chief, Section of GI Medical Oncology

Director, Arizona Clinical Trials Network

Dr. Bhawna Sirohi, MBBS, FRCP

Consultant medical oncologist

Director of Medical Oncology

Max cancer centre, New Delhi, India

Ghassan Abou-Alfa, MD

Medical Oncologist

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY

Shaheenah Dawood, MBBCh, MPH

Head of Medical Oncology

Dubai Hospital, UAE

Gil Morgan, MD

Medical Oncologist

Skane University Hospital, Sweden

About The Binaytara Foundation

The Binaytara Foundation (BTF) is a 501(c)3 non profit organization working to improve access to cancer care in the United States and other parts of the world.

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