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Cancer Pathways 2019: What's New in Oncology

Thank you for your interest in the Dignity Health Cancer Insititute of Greater Sacramento's Pathways in Cancer CME Symposium.

Cancer is considered to be the main reason for deaths across the globe. The cure for cancer is still a matter of research. Progress in treatment, early detection, and accurate staging has led to improved survivial for people of all ages, races, and with all stages of cancer. 

2019 Event Details


February 9, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Sacramento
1209 L. Street 
Sacramento, CA 95814  

7:30 a.m. Registration, breakfast, and networking
8:00 a.m. Welcome
1:30 p.m. Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Our featured presentations will include:

Lung Cancer Screening

Raja Flores, MD

Best Practices in Cardio-Oncology
Amardeep Singh, MD

Intro to Genomics
Damon Hostin

Utilizing Clinical Genomic Testing for Advancing Patient Care
Brian Y. Merritt, MD

Hereditary Cancer Testing: The Past, The Present, and The Future 
Ashley Navarro, MS, CGC

Integrative Oncology
Sonia Reichert, MD

At the conclusion of this program participants should be able to implement the following changes in their professional practice:

  • Identify patients eligible for screening and go over nuances of screening.
  • Recognize which oncology patients are at a higher risk of cardiac disease and toxicity from cancer therapies, monitor, and modify medical therapy for cardio protection.
  • Recognize when to order genomic testing, how to interpret the results, and use test results to direct patient care.
  • Identify patients at risk for hereditary cancer and utilize genetic test results in medical management.
  • Review the benefits of an integrative approach to cancer or patients throughout the continuum of care.


As a provider accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association, we must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of our sponsored educational activities. We at Dignity Health Sacramento Office of Continuing Medical Education adhere to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support.

  • Dr. DiPerna, Dr. Flores, Dr. Singh, Dr. Merritt, Dr. Reichert, Ashley Navarro, and Damon Hostin, Dignity Health Sacramento CME committee members, and all other planners involved and able to influence the content of this presentation have reported no relevant financial relationships/interest with any commercial entities that may have ties to this presentation.

Accreditation Statement:
Dignity Health Sacramento is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
Dignity Health Sacramento designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.