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2024 Minnesota Biomarker Summit – Physicians Only

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Minnesota Biomarker Summit

Friday, October 25, 2024 | 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. | Edina, Minnesota



Healthcare providers, please join us for the first-ever Minnesota Biomarker Summit, held in Edina, MN, on Friday, October 25, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Networking meals will be available at 7 a.m. and noon. This is a free event.

With a dedicated group of lung cancer physicians from several healthcare systems in MN, our staff will host this summit to engage and educate oncologists, pathologists, and other medical professionals who are responsible within their system for ordering biomarker testing for their newly diagnosed lung cancer patients.

To register, please click the button below, fill out the registration form, and email it to

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Pharma representatives whose companies sponsor the event will be invited to join us at this event and be part of the conversation. The sponsor benefit chart below shows the benefits received at each gift level.

sponsor benefit chart


Our specific goals for the summit are twofold:

— Increase reflex biomarker testing in Minnesota’s newly diagnosed lung cancer patients, regardless of zip code, to ensure each patient receives the best treatment at the right time.

— Create an event and space where medical professionals can be open and honest about their current practices, including naming barriers to precision medicine/testing, and to encourage collaboration toward a Minnesota healthcare community that understands the importance of precision medicine, feels comfortable testing and identifying the best therapy, and makes a commitment to help their healthcare system develop a systemwide practice of reflex biomarker testing.


Minnesota Biomarker Summit

This event is only for healthcare providers. If you are a lung cancer patient or caregiver, you are invited to attend or Midwest Lung Cancer Patient Summit (also in Edina, MN) on September 28. You can find more information regarding that event here. 

A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation was incorporated in 2008 by a group of lung cancer patients, both smokers and nonsmokers. Learning quickly that this cancer is treated differently than other cancers, they set about building a community to join them in their efforts to improve a survival rate of less than 14% at the time.

Today, A Breath of Hope hosts one the most visited patient education programs in the world (Animated Patient’s Guide to Lung Cancer found at, funds translational U.S. research, provides patient support services, and works to address areas of concern, such as screening and biomarker testing.

Every step we take is A Breath of Hope for the thousands of Minnesota families that lose their loved on to lung cancer each year. We hope you can join us!


October 25
8:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
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