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October 13-14, 1:00pm - 5:00pm SGT

10 Million Reasons to Defeat Cancer - 2020 Abbott World Summit

Coming to you from a safe, physical distance, 2020 Abbott World Summit.

Join us as we feature more than 15 global experts during a 2-day virtual summit. Speakers will share their latest discoveries and experiences in cancer screening, risk stratification, patient advocacy and more.

The sessions will highlight diverse and timely topics in cancer including Covid-19 impact, liquid biopsy and treatment. Sessions will also include a Questions and Answer segment.

During the Summit, you will have the opportunity to examine best practices and challenges in managing oncology patients.

Attend the Summit to:

  • Hear from Oncology experts presenting a variety of topics
  • Receive direct access to research, scientific posters and resources
  • Tour virtual lab demonstrations from Abbott
  • Acknowledge the medical advancements linked to improved outcomes

Who should attend:
Medical and clinical oncologists, pathologists, nurses, students, fellows, residents, general practitioners, laboratories personnel, oncology healthcare professionals, patient advocates, journalists, healthcare industry representatives, policy decision makers, and regulators.

Join us and be at the forefront of cancer screening discoveries as the 2020 Abbott World Summit casts a critical look at timely issues and evaluates the insights in clinical practice around cancer and biomarkers.

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Speakers
  • Tala Al-Rousan, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity - University of California, San Diego
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Khaldoun Almhanna, MD, MPH

    Gastrointestinal Oncology, Clinical Trials - Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kareem Azab, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology Division, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Pierce Chow

    Senior Consultant and Co-Director (Surgical) of the Comprehensive Liver Cancer Clinic at the National Cancer Centre Singapore - Course Director at Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lori Denison, MS

    Section Head, Administrative Business Systems - Mayo Clinic
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Brian Haab, PhD

    Professor, Van Andel Institute, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sam Hanash, MD, PhD

    Director, Department of Red and Charline McCombs Institute for the Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kevin Holcomb, PhD

    Associate Dean of Admission, Vice-Chair of Gynecology, Director of Gynecologic Oncology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Arjun Khanna

    Senior Consultant Pulmonology, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Eternity D. Labio, MD

    Past President Hepatology Society of the Philippines (HSP) and Hepatologist, Head of the Liver Unit, Makati Medical Center (MMC).
    BIOGRAPHY
  • David Chi Leung Lam, MD, PhD

    Clinical Associate Professor - Honorary Consultant, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital - Honorary Consultant, Department of Medicine, HKU-Shenzhen Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sheng-Nan Lu, MD, MPH, PhD

    Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Darren Wan Teck Lim

    Senior Consultant, Associate Professor - Medical Oncology, Sing Health Research, Singapore
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Pierre Massion, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Deliu Victor Matei, MD, PhD

    Senior Deputy Director at the European Institute of Oncology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Shirley A. Mertz, MA, JD

    President of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jeffrey Peppercorn, PhD

    Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the MGH Cancer Survivorship Program
    BIOGRAPHY
  • P Nagaraja Rao

    Director at Asian Institute of Gastroenterology & President (E) Indian National Association for the Study of Liver (INASL)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Hadi Yaziji, MD

    Medical Director Vitro Molecular Laboratorios Miami, FL
    BIOGRAPHY

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Agenda

  • OCT 14, 2020 5:00 PM SGT

    Multiple Myeloma: Past, Present and Future

    Kareem Azab, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology Division, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 4:30 PM SGT

    The Role of Serum Biomarkers in Estimating the Risk of Malignancy in an Adnexal mass: CA125 and Beyond

    Kevin Holcomb, PhD
    Associate Dean of Admission, Vice-Chair of Gynecology, Director of Gynecologic Oncology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 3:15 PM SGT

    Tumor Markers and Prostate Cancer Screening

    Deliu Victor Matei, MD, PhD
    Senior Deputy Director at the European Institute of Oncology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 2:30 PM SGT

    Detection and Treatment Prediction of Pancreatic Cancer Using a Glycan Biomarker​

    Brian Haab, PhD
    Professor, Van Andel Institute, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 1:45 PM SGT

    Panel Discussion: Cancer Care in different regions and what are the current standard of care in Liver cancer - How ASAP model can help Liver cancer care in future

    Pierce Chow, Eternity Labio, MD, Sheng-Nan Lu, MD, MPH, PhD, P Nagaraja Rao
    Pierce Chow
    Senior Consultant and Co-Director (Surgical) of the Comprehensive Liver Cancer Clinic at the National Cancer Centre Singapore - Course Director at Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore
    BIOGRAPHY
    Eternity D. Labio, MD
    Past President Hepatology Society of the Philippines (HSP) and Hepatologist, Head of the Liver Unit, Makati Medical Center (MMC).
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sheng-Nan Lu, MD, MPH, PhD
    Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
    P Nagaraja Rao
    Director at Asian Institute of Gastroenterology & President (E) Indian National Association for the Study of Liver (INASL)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 1:15 PM SGT

    Update on Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

    Khaldoun Almhanna, MD, MPH
    Gastrointestinal Oncology, Clinical Trials - Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2020 4:30 PM SGT

    How to Improve HER2 testing Accuracy: Incorporating the 2018 ASCO/CAP Focused Update

    Hadi Yaziji, MD
    Medical Director Vitro Molecular Laboratorios Miami, FL
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2020 4:00 PM SGT

    Cancer Advocacy

    Lori Denison, MS, Shirley Mertz, MA, JD
    Lori Denison, MS
    Section Head, Administrative Business Systems - Mayo Clinic
    BIOGRAPHY
    Shirley A. Mertz, MA, JD
    President of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Biomarkers in Breast Cancer:  Current Practice, Opportunities and Unmet Needs
    OCT 13, 2020 3:30 PM SGT

    Biomarkers in Breast Cancer: Current Practice, Opportunities and Unmet Needs

    Jeffrey Peppercorn, PhD
    Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the MGH Cancer Survivorship Program
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2020 3:00 PM SGT

    FEATURED SPEAKER - Cancer in the era of Covid-19, Public health perspectives

    Tala Al-Rousan, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity - University of California, San Diego
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2020 2:30 PM SGT

    Panel Discussion: Cancer Care in different regions and what are the current standard of care in Lung cancer

    Arjun Khanna, David Chi Leung Lam, MD, PhD, Chein-Feng Li, MD, Darren Wan Teck Lim
    Arjun Khanna
    Senior Consultant Pulmonology, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
    David Chi Leung Lam, MD, PhD
    Clinical Associate Professor - Honorary Consultant, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital - Honorary Consultant, Department of Medicine, HKU-Shenzhen Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
    Chein-Feng Li, MD
    Chair of Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
    Darren Wan Teck Lim
    Senior Consultant, Associate Professor - Medical Oncology, Sing Health Research, Singapore
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2020 1:45 PM SGT

    The long journey toward developing a biomarker panel for Lung Cancer Screening

    Sam Hanash, MD, PhD
    Director, Department of Red and Charline McCombs Institute for the Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2020 1:15 PM SGT

    How do we bring lung cancer diagnostic biomarkers to the clinic?

    Pierre Massion, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lung Cancer
  • OCT 13, 2020 1:15 PM SGT

    How do we bring lung cancer diagnostic biomarkers to the clinic?

    Pierre Massion, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2020 1:45 PM SGT

    The long journey toward developing a biomarker panel for Lung Cancer Screening

    Sam Hanash, MD, PhD
    Director, Department of Red and Charline McCombs Institute for the Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2020 2:30 PM SGT

    Panel Discussion: Cancer Care in different regions and what are the current standard of care in Lung cancer

    Arjun Khanna, David Chi Leung Lam, MD, PhD, Chein-Feng Li, MD, Darren Wan Teck Lim
    Arjun Khanna
    Senior Consultant Pulmonology, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
    David Chi Leung Lam, MD, PhD
    Clinical Associate Professor - Honorary Consultant, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital - Honorary Consultant, Department of Medicine, HKU-Shenzhen Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
    Chein-Feng Li, MD
    Chair of Department of Pathology, Chi Mei Medical Center
    BIOGRAPHY
    Darren Wan Teck Lim
    Senior Consultant, Associate Professor - Medical Oncology, Sing Health Research, Singapore
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Elevating Lab Performance
  • OCT 13, 2020 3:00 PM SGT

    FEATURED SPEAKER - Cancer in the era of Covid-19, Public health perspectives

    Tala Al-Rousan, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity - University of California, San Diego
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Breast Cancer
  • Biomarkers in Breast Cancer:  Current Practice, Opportunities and Unmet Needs
    OCT 13, 2020 3:30 PM SGT

    Biomarkers in Breast Cancer: Current Practice, Opportunities and Unmet Needs

    Jeffrey Peppercorn, PhD
    Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the MGH Cancer Survivorship Program
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2020 4:00 PM SGT

    Cancer Advocacy

    Lori Denison, MS, Shirley Mertz, MA, JD
    Lori Denison, MS
    Section Head, Administrative Business Systems - Mayo Clinic
    BIOGRAPHY
    Shirley A. Mertz, MA, JD
    President of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 13, 2020 4:30 PM SGT

    How to Improve HER2 testing Accuracy: Incorporating the 2018 ASCO/CAP Focused Update

    Hadi Yaziji, MD
    Medical Director Vitro Molecular Laboratorios Miami, FL
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Liver Cancer
  • OCT 14, 2020 1:15 PM SGT

    Update on Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)

    Khaldoun Almhanna, MD, MPH
    Gastrointestinal Oncology, Clinical Trials - Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 1:45 PM SGT

    Panel Discussion: Cancer Care in different regions and what are the current standard of care in Liver cancer - How ASAP model can help Liver cancer care in future

    Pierce Chow, Eternity Labio, MD, Sheng-Nan Lu, MD, MPH, PhD, P Nagaraja Rao
    Pierce Chow
    Senior Consultant and Co-Director (Surgical) of the Comprehensive Liver Cancer Clinic at the National Cancer Centre Singapore - Course Director at Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore
    BIOGRAPHY
    Eternity D. Labio, MD
    Past President Hepatology Society of the Philippines (HSP) and Hepatologist, Head of the Liver Unit, Makati Medical Center (MMC).
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sheng-Nan Lu, MD, MPH, PhD
    Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
    P Nagaraja Rao
    Director at Asian Institute of Gastroenterology & President (E) Indian National Association for the Study of Liver (INASL)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • OCT 14, 2020 2:30 PM SGT

    Detection and Treatment Prediction of Pancreatic Cancer Using a Glycan Biomarker​

    Brian Haab, PhD
    Professor, Van Andel Institute, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prostate Cancer
  • OCT 14, 2020 3:15 PM SGT

    Tumor Markers and Prostate Cancer Screening

    Deliu Victor Matei, MD, PhD
    Senior Deputy Director at the European Institute of Oncology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • OCT 14, 2020 4:30 PM SGT

    The Role of Serum Biomarkers in Estimating the Risk of Malignancy in an Adnexal mass: CA125 and Beyond

    Kevin Holcomb, PhD
    Associate Dean of Admission, Vice-Chair of Gynecology, Director of Gynecologic Oncology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • OCT 14, 2020 5:00 PM SGT

    Multiple Myeloma: Past, Present and Future

    Kareem Azab, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology Division, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis
    BIOGRAPHY

Speakers


  • Tala Al-Rousan, MD, MPH
    Tala Al-Rousan, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity - University of California, San Diego

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Khaldoun Almhanna, MD, MPH
    Khaldoun Almhanna, MD, MPH

    Gastrointestinal Oncology, Clinical Trials - Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kareem Azab, PhD
    Kareem Azab, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology Division, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Pierce Chow
    Pierce Chow

    Senior Consultant and Co-Director (Surgical) of the Comprehensive Liver Cancer Clinic at the National Cancer Centre Singapore - Course Director at Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lori Denison, MS
    Lori Denison, MS

    Section Head, Administrative Business Systems - Mayo Clinic

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Brian Haab, PhD
    Brian Haab, PhD

    Professor, Van Andel Institute, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sam Hanash, MD, PhD
    Sam Hanash, MD, PhD

    Director, Department of Red and Charline McCombs Institute for the Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Kevin Holcomb, PhD
    Kevin Holcomb, PhD

    Associate Dean of Admission, Vice-Chair of Gynecology, Director of Gynecologic Oncology

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Arjun Khanna
    Arjun Khanna

    Senior Consultant Pulmonology, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Eternity D. Labio, MD
    Eternity D. Labio, MD

    Past President Hepatology Society of the Philippines (HSP) and Hepatologist, Head of the Liver Unit, Makati Medical Center (MMC).

    BIOGRAPHY
  • David Chi Leung Lam, MD, PhD
    David Chi Leung Lam, MD, PhD

    Clinical Associate Professor - Honorary Consultant, Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital - Honorary Consultant, Department of Medicine, HKU-Shenzhen Hospital

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sheng-Nan Lu, MD, MPH, PhD
    Sheng-Nan Lu, MD, MPH, PhD

    Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Darren Wan Teck Lim
    Darren Wan Teck Lim

    Senior Consultant, Associate Professor - Medical Oncology, Sing Health Research, Singapore

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Pierre Massion, MD
    Pierre Massion, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Deliu Victor Matei, MD, PhD
    Deliu Victor Matei, MD, PhD

    Senior Deputy Director at the European Institute of Oncology

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Shirley A. Mertz, MA, JD
    Shirley A. Mertz, MA, JD

    President of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jeffrey Peppercorn, PhD
    Jeffrey Peppercorn, PhD

    Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the MGH Cancer Survivorship Program

    BIOGRAPHY
  • P Nagaraja Rao
    P Nagaraja Rao

    Director at Asian Institute of Gastroenterology & President (E) Indian National Association for the Study of Liver (INASL)

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Hadi Yaziji, MD
    Hadi Yaziji, MD

    Medical Director Vitro Molecular Laboratorios Miami, FL

    BIOGRAPHY
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