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October 14-15, 9:00am - 1:00pm CDT

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hadi Yaziji, MD

    Medical Director Vitro Molecular Laboratorios Miami, FL
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jeffrey Peppercorn, PhD

    Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the MGH Cancer Survivorship Program
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Shirley A. Mertz, MA, JD

    President of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
    BIOGRAPHY

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Agenda
  • OCT 15, 2020 12:00 PM CDT
    Deliu Victor Matei, MD, PhD
    Senior Deputy Director at the European Institute of Oncology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 15, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
    Kareem Azab, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology Division, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 15, 2020 10:30 AM CDT
    Brian Haab, PhD
    Professor, Van Andel Institute, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 15, 2020 9:45 AM CDT
    Khaldoun Almhanna, MD, MPH
    Gastrointestinal Oncology, Clinical Trials - Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 15, 2020 9:15 AM CDT
    Kevin Holcomb, PhD
    Associate Dean of Admission, Vice-Chair of Gynecology, Director of Gynecologic Oncology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 2:00 PM CDT
    Hadi Yaziji, MD
    Medical Director Vitro Molecular Laboratorios Miami, FL
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 1:00 PM CDT
    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 14, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
    Jeffrey Peppercorn, PhD
    Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the MGH Cancer Survivorship Program
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
    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 14, 2020 10:00 AM CDT
    Pierre Massion, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 9:15 AM CDT
    Tala Al-Rousan, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health & Human Longevity - University of California, San Diego
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lung Cancer
  • OCT 14, 2020 10:00 AM CDT
    Pierre Massion, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
    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
  • Breast Cancer
  • OCT 14, 2020 12:15 PM CDT
    Jeffrey Peppercorn, PhD
    Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the MGH Cancer Survivorship Program
    BIOGRAPHY
  • OCT 14, 2020 1:00 PM CDT
    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 14, 2020 2:00 PM CDT
    Hadi Yaziji, MD
    Medical Director Vitro Molecular Laboratorios Miami, FL
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • OCT 15, 2020 9:15 AM CDT
    Kevin Holcomb, PhD
    Associate Dean of Admission, Vice-Chair of Gynecology, Director of Gynecologic Oncology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Liver Cancer
  • OCT 15, 2020 9:45 AM CDT
    Khaldoun Almhanna, MD, MPH
    Gastrointestinal Oncology, Clinical Trials - Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Detection and Treatment Prediction of Pancreatic Cancer Using a Glycan Biomarker​
  • OCT 15, 2020 10:30 AM CDT
    Brian Haab, PhD
    Professor, Van Andel Institute, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • OCT 15, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
    Kareem Azab, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Cancer Biology Division, Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, Washington University in Saint Louis
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Prostate Cancer
  • OCT 15, 2020 12:00 PM CDT
    Deliu Victor Matei, MD, PhD
    Senior Deputy Director at the European Institute of Oncology
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Hadi Yaziji, MD
    Hadi Yaziji, MD
    Medical Director Vitro Molecular Laboratorios Miami, FL
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jeffrey Peppercorn, PhD
    Jeffrey Peppercorn, PhD
    Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the MGH Cancer Survivorship Program
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Shirley A. Mertz, MA, JD
    Shirley A. Mertz, MA, JD
    President of the Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
    BIOGRAPHY
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