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Past Insights Forum Recordings

PRECISION ONCOLOGY: SEPARATING HOPE FROM HYPE
May 2022
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 Where, how, and why is precision oncology working predictably and well?
Where and why is precision oncology not working well - or at all?
What is needed for all cancer patients to have access to efficacious precision
oncology in the future?
EARLY CANCER DETECTION & PREVENTION:
THE NEW FRONTIER
February 2022
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Are we on the cusp of a revolution in cancer? Is early detection of cancer the new frontier in cancer progression--or not? If so, what will be required (e.g., intervention strategies/technologies) to achieve needed changes in all sectors? If not, could very early detection of pre-cancer "signals" create unprecedented challenges?
INFORMATION THEORY 
October 2021
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If cancer is a dynamic information-driven complex adaptive system, what steps must be taken to shift from studying its “parts” vs. decoding and decrypting the information we need to identify and understand the flow of information and the logic of the system?
THE PHYSICS OF CANCER 
July 2021

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In the context of the convergence of the physical sciences with cancer biology, is research in the physical sciences clinically relevant? What will it take to advance promising areas of the physical sciences to solve critical questions in cancer that could lead to clinical breakthroughs?
DECONVOLUTING CANCER COMPLEXITY
May 2021
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We are awash in data from cancer patients, but if data are not information, what and where is dysregulated cancer information, how do we collect it and is it critical for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer?
REVOLUTIONIZING CANCER TREATMENT THROUGH EVOLUTIONARY THEORY
March 2021
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How could applying specific principles of evolution / evolutionary theory (and ecology) across biological and temporal scales of cancer revolutionize treatment strategies, reduce resistance, and improve patient outcomes?
PRECISION MEDICINE FOR COVID-19
January 2021
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 Can we use the precision cancer medicine model to inform and improve the diagnosis and prevention of COVID-19 infections and treatment of the disease(s) it causes?
PRECISION ONCOLOGY: SEPARATING HOPE FROM HYPE
May 2022
______
Where, how, and why is precision oncology working predictably and well? Where and why is precision oncology not working well - or at all? What is needed for all cancer patients to have access to efficacious precision oncology in the future?
EARLY CANCER DETECTION & PREVENTION: THE NEW FRONTIER
February 2022
 ______
Are we on the cusp of a revolution in cancer? Is early detection of cancer the new frontier in cancer progression--or not? If so, what will be required (e.g., intervention strategies/technologies) to achieve needed changes in all sectors? If not, could very early detection of pre-cancer "signals" create unprecedented challenges?

INFORMATION THEORY
October 2021
______
 If cancer is a dynamic information-driven complex adaptive system, what steps must be taken to shift from studying its “parts” vs. decoding and decrypting the information we need to identify and understand the flow of information and the logic of the system?
THE PHYSICS OF CANCER
July 2021
______
In the context of the convergence of the physical sciences with cancer biology, is research in the physical sciences clinically relevant? What will it take to advance promising areas of the physical sciences to solve critical questions in cancer that could lead to clinical breakthroughs?
DECONVOLUTING CANCER COMPLEXITY
May 2021
______
We are awash in data from cancer patients, but if data are not information, what and where is dysregulated cancer information, how do we collect it and is it critical for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer?
REVOLUTIONIZING CANCER TREATMENT THROUGH EVOLUTIONARY THEORY
March 2021
______
How could applying specific principles of evolution / evolutionary theory (and ecology) across biological and temporal scales of cancer revolutionize treatment strategies, reduce resistance, and improve patient outcomes?
PRECISION MEDICINE FOR COVID-19
January 2021
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Can we use the precision cancer medicine model to inform and improve the diagnosis and prevention of COVID-19 infections and treatment of the disease(s) it causes?