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Ethical Issues in Oncology—Part I

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9:00 – 10:30 am
Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing for Primary Care and Cancer Prevention
Andrea Durst, MS, DrPH, CGC and Michael J. Deem, PhD
Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh

Abstract: This session will present normative frameworks utilized in healthcare ethics generally and genetics services specifically and will consider common ethical tensions that arise with genetic testing for cancer prevention in primary care contexts.

 

10:30 am – 12:00pm
The Influence of Race and Income on the Illness Experience of Breast Cancer
Margaret Quinn Rosenzweig, PhD
Distinguished Service Professor of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh

Abstract: This session will analyze the influence of race and income on patients’ experience of breast cancer and identify clinical and social factors contributing to racial disparity in breast cancer care. It will conclude with evidence-based strategies for addressing such disparities in clinical care and health research.

Register here.

Monday, December 13 at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Ethical Issues in Oncology—Part I

9:00 – 10:30 am
Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing for Primary Care and Cancer Prevention
Andrea Durst, MS, DrPH, CGC and Michael J. Deem, PhD
Department of Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh

Abstract: This session will present normative frameworks utilized in healthcare ethics generally and genetics services specifically and will consider common ethical tensions that arise with genetic testing for cancer prevention in primary care contexts.

 

10:30 am – 12:00pm
The Influence of Race and Income on the Illness Experience of Breast Cancer
Margaret Quinn Rosenzweig, PhD
Distinguished Service Professor of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh

Abstract: This session will analyze the influence of race and income on patients’ experience of breast cancer and identify clinical and social factors contributing to racial disparity in breast cancer care. It will conclude with evidence-based strategies for addressing such disparities in clinical care and health research.

Register here.

Monday, December 13 at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

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