Agenda

2020 Summit on National and Global Cancer Health Disparities

April 3-4, 2020

Hyatt Regency, Bellevue, WA

Proudly presented by the Binaytara Foundation


Program Agenda

 

DAY 1 – APRIL 3, 2020

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Cancer health disparities
Moderator: Dr. Edith Mitchell
Panelists: Dr. Robert Winn and Dr. Otis Brawley
a. Disparities in cancer health – current state – Dr. Winn (30 minutes)
b. Solving cancer health disparities – how? – Dr. Brawley (30 minutes)
c. Panel discussion – 30 minutes

9:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Professional societies’ role
Moderator: Dr. Chadi Nabhan
Panelists: Dr. Howard Burris (ASCO), Dr. Damiano Rondelli (ASBMT), and Dr. Jane Brock (ASCP)
Keynote speech – Dr. Burris (30 minutes)
ASBMT’s efforts – Dr. Rondelli (10 minutes, 3 slides)
ACSP’s efforts – Dr. Brock (10 minutes, 3 slides)
Panel discussion – 40 minutes

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Roundtable discussion: Financial toxicities of cancer care – potential solutions
Moderator: Dr. Gary Lyman (Fred Hutch)
Panelists: Dr. Veena Shankaran (Fred Hutch), Dr. Kevin Knoff (Highland hospital/UCSF)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Lunch/Poster presentation

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Healthcare insurance and cancer disparities
Moderator: Dr. Hannah Linden
Panelists: Dr. J. Richard Goss (Harborview) and Dr. Amy Davidoff (Yale)
a. ACA – impact on disparities, and next step forward – Dr. Goss (30 minutes)
b. Access to insurance and access to cancer care – Dr. Davidoff (30 minutes)
c. Panel discussion – 30 minutes

2:30 PM – 4 PM: Preventing cancer
a. Improving adoption of cancer screening – 30 minutes
b. Lifestyle intervention – 30 minutes
c. Panel discussion – 30 minutes

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM: The Binaytara Foundation’s 2nd Annual Charity Gala Benefiting the Cancer Center in Janakpur, Nepal

 

DAY 2 – April 4, 2020

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Technology and cancer health disparities
Moderator: Dr. David Aboulafia
Panelists: Dr. Narjust Duma, Dr. Jack West, and Dr. Jeremy Warner
a. Immunotherapy – Dr. Duma
b. Liquid biopsy – Dr. West
c. Electronic health record – Dr. Warner

9:15 AM– 10:45 AM: Cancer care in low income countries
Moderator: Dr. Ben Anderson
Keynote speech: Dr. Julie Gralow (30 minutes)
Dr. Steve Kussick (10 minutes, 3 slides)
Dr. Ophira Ginsburg (10 minutes, 3 slides)
Dr. Wilfred Ngwa (10 minutes, 3 slides)
Panel discussion – 30 minutes
Focus on Manpower development, Infrastructure development, Cancer policy, and Affordable care

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM: Break

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM: Debate: Universal healthcare
Moderators: Dr. Saurabh Jha and Dr. Axel Grothey
Panelists: Dr. Adam Gaffney (Harvard), Dr. Jeffrey Flier (Harvard) and lawmakers