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MSI Testing Changing Treatment Landscape For Colorectal Cancer Patients

Date

December 06 2021

Time

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Speakers

  • Dr David Schaeffer

    Dr. Schaeffer is an associate professor in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at University of British
    Columbia and the Head of the Department of Pathology at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) where he practices as a
    gastrointestinal pathologist. Dr. Schaeffer obtained his medical degree from the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz,
    Germany. After a residency program in Anatomical Pathology in Vancouver he completed his gastrointestinal pathology
    fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Dr. Schaeffer is a co-director of Pancreas Centre BC and also heads the
    Gastrointestinal Biobank (GIBB) at VGH. He has an active research program focusing predominately on translational research
    in colonic and pancreatic cancer.

  • Dr Sharlene Gill

Objectives

-Review MSI testing in mCRC in Canada
-Discuss MMR and other clinically relevant biomarkers in mCRC
-Discuss reporting of MMR

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