Appendix
Summit Agenda

October 25, 2010

St. Gregory Hotel & Suites

2033 M Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20036

Purpose

The National Cancer Policy Summit, held by the National Cancer Policy Forum (NCPF), will convene key thought leaders in the cancer community to identify and discuss the most pressing policy issues in cancer research and cancer care. Discussions between invited panelists and NCPF members will guide the Forum’s strategic planning and ensure that NCPF activities are responsive to priorities in the cancer community.

8:00 am

Welcome, Objectives of the Meeting

Harold Moses, Chair, National Cancer Policy Forum

8:10 am

Panel Discussion 1: Science of Cancer Research

Moderator: Ed Benz, Jr., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Panelists will identify policy issues surrounding the opportunities and challenges in the various stages of cancer research and discuss ways to advance the field. Topics may include the following:

 

  • Basic, translational, and clinical research

  • Synthesis of evidence and addressing research gaps

  • Economic issues



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Appendix Summit Agenda October 25, 2010 St. Gregory Hotel & Suites 2033 M Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20036 Purpose The National Cancer Policy Summit, held by the National Cancer Policy Forum (NCPF), will convene key thought leaders in the cancer community to identify and discuss the most pressing policy issues in cancer research and cancer care. Discussions between invited panelists and NCPF members will guide the Forum’s strategic planning and ensure that NCPF activities are responsive to priorities in the cancer community. 8:00 am Welcome, Objectives of the Meeting Harold Moses, Chair, National Cancer Policy Forum 8:10 am Panel Discussion 1: Science of Cancer Research Moderator: Ed Benz, Jr., Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Panelists will identify policy issues surrounding the opportunities and challenges in the various stages of cancer research and discuss ways to advance the field. Topics may include the following: • Basic, translational, and clinical research • Synthesis of evidence and addressing research gaps • Economic issues 45

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46 THE NATIONAL CANCER POLICY SUMMIT William Dalton, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Kay Dickersin, Johns Hopkins University Douglas Lowy, National Cancer Institute Richard Pazdur, Food and Drug Administration Mace Rothenberg, Pfizer 9:55 am Perspectives from the National Cancer Institute Harold Varmus, Director, National Cancer Institute 10:35 am Break 10:45 am Panel Discussion 2: Implementation of Healthcare Reform Moderator: Tom Kean, C-Change Panelists will discuss how the intent and timing of healthcare reform will impact oncology care. The goal will be to identify topics that would benefit from a Forum evaluation prior to the implementation of different provisions of healthcare reform. Topics may include the following: • Impact on healthcare services and cancer care • Implementation at the federal, state, and local levels • enter for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, and C payment reform • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute • Economic issues Overview of healthcare reform implementation Katie Horton, George Washington University John Seffrin, American Cancer Society Ellen Sigal, Friends of Cancer Research Alan Weil, National Academy for State Health Policy 12:30 pm Lunch (please pick up lunch and return for presentation) 12:50 pm Report from the National Cancer Advisory Board (NCAB) Working Group Bruce Chabner, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center

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47 APPENDIX Panel Discussion 3: Delivery of Cancer Care 1:30 pm Moderator: Betty Ferrell, City of Hope Panelists will focus on important policy issues in the delivery of cancer care, with consideration of perspectives from patients and families, the cancer workforce, and payors, with the goal of improving care. Topics may include the following: • Disparities and access issues in cancer care • The impact of demographics on cancer care • Patient and family caregiving issues • Palliative care • Cancer survivorship • Cancer workforce issues • Models of care delivery • Economic issues in care delivery Kirsten Anderson, Aetna Lloyd Everson, US Oncology Allen Lichter, American Society of Clinical Oncology Mary McCabe, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Diane Meier, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Steve Miller, National Patient Advocate Foundation 3:25 pm Break 3:35 pm Panel Discussion 4: Cancer Control and Public Health Needs Moderator: Peter Bach, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Panelists will address policy issues in the prioritization of public health research needs in cancer and population-based cancer control activities, both internationally and in the United States. Topics could include the following: • Global initiatives in cancer • Tobacco control • The obesity epidemic and its impact on cancer • Cancer communication and public education • Surveillance system needs and opportunities in cancer • Economic issues

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48 THE NATIONAL CANCER POLICY SUMMIT Rachel Ballard-Barbash, National Cancer Institute Daniel McGoldrick, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Marcus Plescia, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Peter Ubel, Duke University Closing Comments, Wrap-up 5:15 pm Tom Kean, C-Change 5:30 pm Adjourn