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What PCPs Need to Know About Multi-Cancer Early Detection Tests

Program Overview
In this course, primary care clinicians will learn about the important topic of Multi-Cancer Early Detection (MCED) tests. MCED tests offer a promising approach for identifying cancer in its early stages, enabling more effective treatment and improved patient outcomes. This course is designed to provide primary care clinicians with the necessary knowledge and skills to evaluate the benefits and limitations of MCED tests in clinical development, address barriers to MCED testing through patient education and counseling, and integrate MCED tests into their clinical practice for appropriate patients.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate the benefits and limitations of MCED tests in clinical development
  • Address barriers to MCED testing through patient education and counseling
  • Integrate MCED tests into clinical practice in the primary care setting for appropriate patients


Jeremy Fischer, DO, FACOFP
Family Medicine Residency Director
Henry Ford Macomb
Clinton Township, MI

Candace Westgate, DO
Medical Director of Women and Infant Services
Adventist St. Helena Hospital
Roseville, CA

Instructions For Participation and Requesting Credit
There are no fees for participating and receiving credit for this activity. Successful completion is achieved by the CE information, completing the pretest, the activity, the post-test, and evaluation form. A score of at least 75% on the posttest is required to successfully complete this activity. The participant may take the test until successfully passed.

Credit fulfillment
If you are requesting AMA credits, AOA credits, or a certificate of participation, your certificate will be available for download.

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Accredited Provider
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP) and Med-IQ.

ACOFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.
ACOFP is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Distinctions
ACOFP designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACOFP designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report continuing medical education (CME) credits commensurate with the physician’s participation in this program.

All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Disclosure Policy
In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ACOFP and Med-IQ require that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company. ACOFP mitigates all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all their educational programs.

Furthermore, ACOFP and Med-IQ seek to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME/CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. ACOFP and Med-IQ are committed to providing learners with high-quality CME/CE activities that promote improvements in health care and not those of a commercial interest.

Planning committee members, faculty, reviewers, and activity staff have disclosed the following relevant financial relationships. All relevant financial relationships listed have been mitigated.

Name of Individual Role in Activity Name of Commercial Interest(s) Nature of Relationship(s) Mechanism(s) implemented to resolve conflict of interest
Candace Westgate, DO Presenter Myriad Genetics, Grail Speaker’s Bureau Peer Review of Content
Jeremy Fischer, DO, FACOFP Presenter N/A N/A N/A
Lyndsey Aspaas, CHCP Planner N/A N/A N/A
Emily Stephens, CMP, DES Planner N/A N/A N/A
Nancy Bono, DO, FACOFP Planner, Reviewer N/A N/A N/A

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use:

ACOFP and Med-IQ require CME faculty (speakers) to disclose when products or procedures being discussed are off label, unlabeled, experimental and/or investigational, and any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary, or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. Faculty in this activity may discuss information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of US Food and Drug Administration approved labeling. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. ACOFP and Med-IQ do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. If you have questions, contact the Medical Affairs Department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information.

Commercial Support Acknowledgement
This activity is supported by an independent medical educational grant from Grail.

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