#118 Zaki Sabet on Hematologic Cancers

Released Friday, 20th March 2020
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Zaki Sabet joins the show to discuss issues in the diagnostic process of hematologic cancers. Zaki has been with Precipio since co-founding the company in 2011 and currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer. He holds over 15 years of experience in laboratory management spanning all fields of reference laboratory operations primarily focusing on cancer diagnostics, which is the focus of our conversation on this episode. Prior to Precipio, Zaki has served as a consultant with the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for many years as well as several diagnostic companies in setting up their specialized cancer testing operations. Zaki holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

On This Episode We Discuss:
Background on Hematologic Cancers including Subtypes
Frequency of Hematologic Cancers
Prevalence of Misdiagnosis
Diagnostic Odyssey for Patients
Misdiagnosis Impact on Treatment and Disease Course
Impact of Physician’s Clinical Suspicions on Lab Tests Ordered
Current Lab Tests to Diagnose
Precipio’s Solution to Reducing Misdiagnosis with IV-Cell

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