Practical Genomics Paediatric Oncology pre-conference workshop
Date: Tuesday 22nd June
Time: 1 pm to 3 pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Pre-conference ANZCHOG 2021 Virtual Annual Scientific
Are you familiar with the uses, advantages, and limitations of genomic testing in paediatric cancer? Would you know the right genomic test for your patient? Can you tell a VAF from a VRF, interpret a genomic test report, and interpret relevance to diagnosis and prognosis?
Join this interactive workshop, presented by Melbourne Genomics, to learn these practical aspects of genomic testing in paediatric oncology.
- Background reading on genomic testing in oncology
- Online workshop focusing on clinical case studies
- Interactive small groups discussion
- Expert presenters and facilitators with clinical genomics expertise
By the end of this workshop you will be able to:
- Describe the advantages and limitations of different genomic tests in cancer
- Understand the range of variants contributing to cancers
- Recognise the importance of family history in relation to inherited cancer susceptibility variants identified by genomic testing
- Understand the principals of variant classifications based on ACMG /AMP guidelines
- Interpret the validity and implications of a genomic report
- Interpret and apply the therapeutic implications of a genomic test result
Expert presenters include:
Dr Kanika Bhatia, Medical Oncologist, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria
Dr Dong Anh Khuong Quang, Medical Oncologist, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria
Maximum 30 participants – Register now to attend the full workshop and participate in the facilitated group discussions.
Registrations for this event close 15 June 2021