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Program

Friday, October 2, 2020

MICR Council Meet and Greet
4-5 p.m.
Welcome and Opening Session
5-7 p.m.
Poster Session A / Opening Reception
7-9 p.m. 

Saturday, October 3, 2020

Continental Breakfast and Professional Networking Roundtables
8-9 a.m.       
Plenary Session 1: Progress in Impact of Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Trials
9-10:30 a.m.    
Break
10:30-11 a.m.  
Plenary Session 2: Cancer Clinical Trial Inclusion and Diversity: Challenges and Opportunities
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  

 

MICR Professional Advancement Session (Lunch on own for those not attending)
12:30-2 p.m.   
Educational Sessions 1 and 2
2-3 p.m.      

Educational Session 1: Disparities in Cancer Risk and Treatment among the LGBTQ Population

Educational Session 2: Innovation in Growing a Diverse Workforce in Cancer Research

Concurrent Session 1 and 2
3-4 p.m.     

Concurrent Session 1: Addressing Disparities in Survivorship: Supportive, Palliative, and End-of-Life Care

Conncurrent Session 2: Opportunities and Challenges in Global Cancer Disparities Research

Break
4-4:30 p.m.      
Hot Topics in Cancer Health Disparities 1
4:30-6 p.m.      
Poster Session B / Reception  
6-8 p.m.                  
Evening Off / Dinner on Own
8 p.m.                         

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Continental Breakfast and Professional Networking Roundtables
8-9 a.m.     
Advocacy Session
8-9 a.m.       
Plenary Session 3: Health Care Policy in Advancing Cancer Health Equity
9-10:30 a.m.    
Break
10:30-11 a.m.  
Hot Topics in Cancer Health Disparities 2
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  
Poster Session C / Lunch
12:30-2:30 p.m.    
Concurrent Sessions 3 and 4
2:30-3:30 p.m.      

Concurrent Session 3: Prevention, Screening, and Surveillence in the Adolescent Young Adult Cancer Population

Concurrent Session 4: Advanced Molecular Technologies in Cancer Disparities Discovery Research

Plenary Session 4: Trans-disciplinary Convergence Approaches to Cancer Health Disparities Research
3:30-5 p.m.      
Break
5-5:15 p.m.     
Poster Session D / Refreshments
5:15-7:15 p.m.      
Dinner on Own
7:15 p.m.                         

Monday, October 5, 2020

Continental Breakfast and Professional Networking Roundtables
8-9 a.m.       
Plenary Session 5: Biology of Cancer Disparities and Potential Impact on Precision Oncology in Diverse Populations
9-10:30 a.m.    
Break
10:30-11 a.m.  
Plenary Session 6: Understanding the Role of Cancer Immunology and the Tumor Microenvironment  in Cancer Health Disparities
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  
Closing Remarks
12:30 p.m.