2020 Summit on National and Global Cancer Health Disparities

April 3-4, 2020

Hyatt Regency, Bellevue, WA

Program Agenda

Program Co-chairs: Dr. Julie Gralow & Dr. Hannah Linden

DAY 1 – APRIL 3, 2020

8 AM – 9:30 AM   Cancer Health Disparities

Moderator: Dr. Edith Mitchel

Panelists: Dr. Robert Winn, Dr. Otis Brawley

Overview of disparities in cancer health – 30 minutes – Dr. Otis Brawley

Solving cancer health disparities – how? – 30 minutes – Dr. Robert Winn

Panel discussion – 30 minutes

9:30 AM to 9:45 AM Break

9:45 AM – 11:15 AM Professional societies’ role and efforts  in reducing cancer disparities

Moderator: Dr. Chadi Nabhan

Panelists: Dr. Robin Zon (ASCO), Dr. Damiano Rondelli (ASBMT), Dr. Jane Brock (ASCP)

ASCO’s efforts – 15 minutes – Dr. Zon

ASBMT’s efforts – 15 minutes Dr. Rondelli

ACSP’s efforts – 15 minutes Dr. Brock

Panel discussion – 45 minutes

11:15 AM – 11:30 AM Break

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM Roundtable discussion: Financial Toxicities of Cancer Care – Potential Solutions
Moderator: Dr. Gary Lyman
Panelists: Dr. Veena Shankaran, Dr. Kevin Knoff, Dr. Tina Shih, Dr. Alan Balch

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Healthcare Insurance and Cancer Disparities
Moderator: Dr. Hannah Linden

Panelists: Dr. Richard Goss, Dr. Amy Davidoff

a. ACA – Impact on disparities, and next step forward – 30 minutes Dr J. Richard Goss
b. Access to insurance and access to cancer care – 30 minutes Dr. Amy Davidoff
c. Panel discussion – 30 minutes

3:00 PM to 3:15 PM Break

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM Preventing Cancer

Panelists: Dr. Rachel Winer, Dr. Mark Parascandola
a. Improving adoption of cancer screening – 30 minutes Dr. Rachel Winer
b. Lifestyle intervention -– 30 minutes Dr. Mark Parascandola
c. Panel discussion – panel discussion – 30 minutes

6:30 PM to 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 – 9:30 AM Technology and Cancer Health Disparities
Moderator: Dr. Joseph Rosales
a. Immunotherapy – Dr. Narjust Duma
b. Liquid biopsy – Dr. Renato Martins
c. Electronic health record – Dr. Ishwaria Subbiah

9:30 AM to 10:: AM – Break

10:00 AM – 12:00 PMBreast Cancer Disparities Session Sponsored by The Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Moderator: Julie Gralow, M.D.

a.) Global Disparities in Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction – Funmi Olopade, M.D. – 15 minutes

b.) Access to Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment: Development and Implementation of Resource Stratified Guidelines  – Ben Anderson, MD – 15 minutes

c.) Overcoming Racial, Ethnic, and Socioeconomic Disparities in Breast Cancer Care in the US – Edith Mitchell, M.D. – 15 minutes

d.) A Pilot Project to Improve Screening Mammography in Black Women in Western Washington – Rachel Yung, M.D. – 15 minutes

Panel Discussion – 45 minutes

Panel Moderator: Julie Gralow, M.D.

Panel Members: Dr. Anderson, Dr. Mitchell, Dr. Yung, Dr. Olopade, and Bridgette Hempstead

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

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Cancer Care in Low Income Countries
Moderator: Dr. Ben Anderson
Keynote speech: Dr. Julie Gralow – 30 minutes
Dr. Steve Kussick (10 minutes)
Dr. Ophira Ginsburg (10 minutes)
Dr. Wilfred Ngwa (10 minutes)
Panel discussion 30 minutes
Focus on Manpower development, Infrastructure development, Cancer policy, Affordable care

2:30 PM – 4:00 PMDebate: Universal Healthcare: Is it Time Now?
Moderators: Dr. Saurabh Jha, Dr. Axel Grothey
Panelists: Dr. Adam Gaffney, Dr. Anish Koka & federal and state lawmakers TBD