Pan-cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes


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Target Audience

Physicians who wish to advance their current knowledge of role of techniques in applications of genomic analysis.

Learning Objectives

  1. Finding non-coding drivers in cancer.
  2. Power to detect mutations and drivers.
  3. Ratio of coding to non-coding drivers.

Accreditation and Credit Designation

The Society for Translational Oncology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Society for Translational Oncology designates this CME activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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It is the policy of the Society for Translational Oncology (STO) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities through the disclosure of financial interests and other relationships.  As an education provider accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), STO must comply with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence. 

 In accordance with the policy of STO, all persons in a position to control the content of a CME activity must disclose any financial relationships with ineligible companies occurring within the last 24 months. STO abides by a policy of anonymous peer review: disclosure of any financial relationships with ineligible companies/commercial interests will be reviewed by the CME Activity Directors with the ad hoc assistance of external reviewers; any conflicts of interest found will be mitigated prior to the activity.


This activity was funded in part through educational grants from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc and Sanofi Genzyme.

Author Disclosure(s)

Gad A. (Gaddy) Getz
  • Co-founder, consultant and equity holder in Scorpion Therapeutics.
  • Research funds from IBM and Pharmacyclics.
  • Patent applications related to bioinformatics tools: MutSig, ABSOLUTE, POLYSOLVER, MSMuTect MSMutSig, MSIDetect and TensorQTL
  • External Advisory Board member of MD Anderson

Moderator Disclosure

Bruce Chabner, M.D.
EMD Serono, Cyteir, Eli Lilly & Co., Boston Pharmaceuticals, Chugai Pharmaceuticals.

Aditya Bardia, M.D., MPH
Advisory role with Pfizer, Novartis, Genentech, Merck, Radius Health, Immunomedics, Taiho, Sanofi, Diiachi Pharma/Astra Zeneca, Puma Biotechnology, Biothernostics Inc., Phillips, Eli Lilly, Foundation Medicine.
Research funding from BGenentech, Novartis, Pfizer, Merck, Sanofi, Radius Health, Immunomedics, Diiachi Pharma/Astra Zeneca. 

CME Activity Directors Disclosures

Jayne S. Gurtler, M.D., F.A.C.P., CME Program Editor
No financial relationships relevant to the content of this activity have been disclosed.

Commercial Support

This activity was funded in part through educational grants from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc and Sanofi Genzyme.

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