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Introducing the Pitch Day Finalists: Implementing Risk-Based Cancer Screening Using an Adaptive Learning Engine

Oct 10, 2013, 8:00 AM, Posted by Pioneer Blog Team

Laura Esserman Laura Esserman, director of the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center

Laura Esserman, MD, MBA, and a team of collaborators want to transform the way we screen people for cancer. The team is one of eight finalists we invited to pitch us their ideas live and in person at the first-ever Pioneer Pitch Day. Dr. Esserman's team was one of three presenters invited to submit a full proposal for potential funding.  Read the team's 1,000-character proposal below, and join the discussion on Twitter at #pioneerpitch.

Dr. Esserman is the director of the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center and a professor of surgery and radiology at University of California, San Francisco. You can follow her on Twitter at @DrLauraEsserman. Her collaborators are NCQA's Margaret (Peggy) O'Kane and Clarence So of Salesforce.

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