Meetings

  • Establishing Effective Patient Navigation Programs in Oncology: A Workshop Date: November 13, 2017 - November 14, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on November 12-13, 2017 to examine the optimal conditions and components of successful patient navigation programs in oncology.
  • Long-term Survivorship Care after Cancer Treatment: A Workshop Date: July 24, 2017 - July 25, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The workshop will examine progress in cancer survivorship care over the past decade and to consider potential actions to improve the planning, management, and delivery of cancer survivorship care.
  • Improving Diagnosis in Health Care: An Implementation Workshop Date: July 17, 2017 (7:30 AM Eastern)

    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold an implementation workshop for the 2015 report, Improving Diagnosis in Health Care, on July 17, 2017. Workshop participants will examine the progress that has been made since the report’s release and discuss additional opportunities to improve diagnosis.
  • The Drug Development Paradigm in Oncology: A Workshop Date: December 12, 2016 - December 13, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    This workshop will examine the challenges of improving the efficiency of the drug development and regulatory review process, while ensuring the safety of new therapies.
  • Cancer Care in Low-Resource Areas: Cancer Treatment, Palliative Care, and Survivorship Care: A Workshop Date: November 14, 2016 - November 15, 2016 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The second workshop in a series on cancer control in low-resource areas. This workshop will focus on cancer treatment, palliative care, and survivorship care in low-resource communities.
  • The Committee on Policy Issues in the Clinical Development and Use of Biomarkers for Molecularly Targeted Therapies: Report Release Webinar Date: March 10, 2016 (2:00 PM Eastern)

    The Committee on Policy Issues in the Clinical Development and Use of Biomarkers for Molecularly Targeted Therapies: Report Release Webinar
  • Public Release of the Report of the Committee on Diagnostic Error in Health Care Date: September 22, 2015 (11:00 AM Eastern)

    The public release of the report of the Committee on Diagnostic Error in Health Care will take place September 22, 2015 at 11:00 AM ET in person and via live webcast. Members of the committee will be on hand to discuss the report. The webcast can be seen day-of on the webpage here: http://iom.nationalacademies.org/Activities/Quality/DiagnosticErrorHealthCare/2015-SEP-22.aspx
  • Appropriate Use of Advanced Technologies for Radiation Therapy and Surgery in Oncology Date: July 20, 2015 - July 21, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    This IOM workshop will examine the clinical benefits and comparative effectiveness of emerging advanced technologies for cancer treatment in radiation therapy and surgery. Workshop participants will discuss current utilization patterns, with a focus on diffusion of new technologies into oncology practice, as well as evidence on the overuse, underuse, and misuse of these technologies, and potential strategies to assess the value and define optimal use of new technologies in cancer treatment.
  • NAM Workshop on High-need Patients Date: July 7, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The first of a series of three workshops, this workshop will be aimed at advancing the understanding of effective approaches in managing the care of high-need patients, drawing attention to opportunities to improve outcomes and reduce the costs of health care for these vulnerable populations.
  • Policy Issues in the Clinical Development and Use of Biomarkers for Molecularly Targeted Therapies: June 11-12, 2015 Date: June 11, 2015 - June 12, 2015 (8:00 AM Eastern)

    The third meeting of the Committee on Policy Issues in the Clinical Development and Use of Biomarkers for Molecularly Targeted Therapies will take place on June 11-12 in Room 106 of the Keck Center in Washington, DC. The open session will begin at 9:00 am and adjourn at 11:30 am on June 11 and will be conducted exclusively via WebEx. The meeting will be closed in its entirety on June 12. If you wish to call in, please register through this page.