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AdvaMedDx - AACR Cancer Diagnostics Symposium

October 29, 2013
The Grand Hyatt Hotel
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Overview

AdvaMedDx partnered with the American Association for Cancer Research to organize a day-long symposium focused on cancer diagnostics. "Transforming Cancer Care Through Diagnostics and Personalized Medicine" was held on Tuesday, October 29th at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC.

Over 250 individuals attended the symposium. Speakers included Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health; Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration; Dr. Harold Varmus, Director of the National Cancer Institute; and a number of diagnostics experts from academia, industry, government, and industry. 

At the symposium, Commissioner Hamburg announced the released the report Paving the Way for Personalized Medicine: FDA’s Role in a New Era of Medical Product Development which describes many of the developments and advances in personalized medicine.

The agenda from this event can be found here.

To view the videos of the presentations and panel discussions, please click here.

The slide presentation from the event can be downloaded here.

Agenda

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