12.30-1.30pm, Wed 19th September 2018
Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton (*the venue might change, see details on the event flyer)
Professor Maarten IJzerman, Chair of Cancer Health Services Research, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health; & Professor, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Precision medicine applications offer the promise of improved risk assessment, earlier diagnosis and tailored treatment and survivorship care for cancer patients. However, despite significant investments and breakthroughs in genomics and precision medicine, successful translation into health services for the benefit of patients remains challenging. This presentation will examine challenges in Health Technology Assessment of precision medicine applications in oncology, introduces opportunities and barriers of providing value-based cancer services and discusses the potential of real-world data and data-sciences to improve high-quality cancer services.