Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Workshop  -  Chicago

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Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Workshop - Chicago

Join a panel of expert faculty in this interactive half-day workshop discussing mCRC biomarkers and treatment options.

By The France Foundation

When and where

Date and time

Friday, May 12 · 8am - 12:30pm CDT


Gleacher Center 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive Chicago, IL 60611

About this event

  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Earn 4.5 hours of educational credit at a complimentary summit on mCRC biomarkers


The goal of this initiative is to provide guidance for the multidisciplinary CRC care team on how to develop practical biomarker testing protocols for mCRC and how this information supports personalized treatment decisions for improved patient outcomes.

Participants will actively engage in interactive small-group activities, including:

  • A multidisciplinary molecular-based tumor board panel
  • Breakout sessions delving into biomarker testing guidelines, challenges, and treatment selection
  • Patient counseling and shared decision-making

Expert Faculty

  • Frank dela Rama RN, MS, AOCNS - Sutter Health, Palo Alto Foundation
  • Al Benson, MD - Northwestern
  • Adam Booth, MD - Northwestern
  • Devalingam Mahalingam, MD- Northwestern
  • Ben Swanson, MD, PhD - Nebraska Medical Center
  • additional faculty to be announced


  • 7:50am: Doors open
  • 8:00am: Workshop begins with Tumor Board (light breakfast provided)
  • 9:30am: Breakout sessions: (1) Biomarker testing guidelines and challenges; (2) Linking biomarkers to mCRC Treatment Selection; (3) Patient Counseling
  • 11:00am: Problem-Based Learning exercise- mCRC patient cases
  • 12:00pm: Action planning and Summary Report Outs
  • 12:30pm: Workshop concludes (boxed lunch grab-n-go provided)

Visit The France Foundation Registration page for additional information

This activity is provided by an educational grant from Pfizer.

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