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Targeting Cancer Risks in 2013

Targeting Cancer Risks in 2013

 

Goal:   Reduce Cancer Incidence by Eliminating Cancer Risk Factors in our        Everyday Life

OBJECTIVES:

At the end of the seminar, participants should:

1.            Recognize potential risk factors for various cancers

2.            Explain the potential impact of these risk factors on cancer occurrence and incidence

3.            Develop targeted programs for various cancer risk factors

4.            Implement education programs focusing on cancer prevention strategies

 

TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:

1.            Obesity and Cancer

2.           Nutrition and cancer

3.           Genetics and cancer

4.           Tobacco and Cancer

5.           Alcoholic Beverages

6.           Infections Disease (HIV/Hepatitis/HPV, etc.) and Cancer

7.           Life style (Physical Activity, Sleep, Sexual behavior, Stress) and      Cancer

8.            Dietary Supplements and Cancer

9.            Prescription Drugs and cancer

10.          Substance Abuse and cancer

11.         Targeted Regimen in cancer prevention

12.         Developing Community Cancer Prevention Programs

                

 TARGETED AUDIENCE

             Registered Nurses

             Advanced Practice Nurses

             Physician Assistants

             Community Health Educators

             Cancer Prevention Advocacy Groups

             Others with Interest in Cancer

 

FEES:    

Nurses & All Others                                                        $100

Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners                    $120

Medical Doctors                                                              $150

One Day All categories                                                    $80 

 

For Registration Visit:  www.africacancercareinc.org 

                                                                   

CONTINUING EDUCATION

This program has been approved for:

- 14 entry-level CECH.

- Maximum of 14 hours of AAPA Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel.

- 14 Nursing Contact hours will be awarded by MDACC

 

AGENDA:

Day-1

Friday September 20, 2013

          8:00-8:30 am        Breakfast

         8:30-8:40 am         Introduction of Program and First Speaker

         8:40-9:40 am         Life style (Sleep, Sexual Behavior and Stress) and Impact on Cancer occurrence.

                                       Eucharia Iwuanyanwu, DHSC, PA-C.

                                       University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center 

                                       Physical Inactivity and Built Environment Related to Cancer Risk

                                       McNeill, Lorna Haughton MPH, PHD

                                       Uni. Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

         9:40-10:40 am       Obesity and Cancer 

                                       Caren Lee Hughes, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist

                                       University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

         10:40-11:40 am     Substance Abuse and Cancer: Risks and Associated Problems

                                       Kathie Rickman, DrPH. MSN, RN, CNS.

                                       Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

         11:40-11:50 am     Break 

         11:50-12:50 pm     Lunch/Lecture

                                       Infectious Causes of Cancer

                                       Roy A. Borchardt, PA-C, PhD

                                       Dept. Infectious disease, MD Anderson Cancer Center

         12:50-1:50 pm      Breast Cancer Risk Assessment, Genetic Testing and Risk Management 

                                       Banu Arun, M.D.

                                       Professor of Breast Medical Oncology and Co-Director Clinical Cancer Genetics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

         1:50-2:00 pm        Break

         2:00-3:00 pm        Cancer Screening: Updates and Prevention

                                       Lonzetta L. Newman, MD, FACP

                                       Associate Professor, Clinical Cancer Prevention

                                       University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer center                                     

3:00-4:00 pm        Smoking, Cancer Risk Communication, and Tobacco Treatment          Dissemination                                      

                                       Irvin Vidrine, Jennifer, PhD. Associate Professor

                                       Department of Health Disparities Research

                                       University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

 

Day-2

Saturday September 21, 2013

         8:00-8:30 am        Breakfast

         8:30-8:40 am         Introduction of Program and First Speaker

         8:40-9:40 am         A look at Early Signs of Common Cancers Without Routine Screening Modalities

                                       Eucharia C. Iwuanyanwu, DHSC, PA-C, Physician Assistant, Dept. of Investigational cancer Therapeutics, Uni. Texas, MD Anderson  Cancer Center

         9:40-10:40 am       Dietary Supplements and Cancer

                                       Jane Williams, RN, FNP

                                       University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

         10:40-11:40 am     Developing Community Cancer Prevention Programs

                                       Cassandra L. Harris, MS, MCHES

                                       University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

         11:40-11:50 am     Break

         11:50-12:50 pm    Lunch/Lecture

                                       Prescription Drugs and Cancer Risk 

                                       Stacie Bean, PharmD,

                                       University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

         12:50-1:50 pm      Nutrition and Cancer Risk

                                       Danielle L. Baham, MS, Sr. Clinical Dietician, Clinical Nutrition, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

         1:50-2:00 pm        Break

2:00-4:00 pm      Workshop:  Implementation of a Community Cancer Program
 Windy Dean-Colomb, MD, PhD.

                                     University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute, Alabama

                                     Ms. Charlette Webster

                                     CHA Representative, American Cancer Society Inc.

                                     Mobile Alabama

 

 

Date: 9/20/13 to 9/21/13
Time: 9/20/13, 8am to 9/21/13, 4pm
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 8686 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77054
Directions: 610 FRWY and Kirby, on the right side going West on 610.
Format: Seminar/Conference
CME: This program has been approved for: 14 entry-level CECH CEU Maximum of 14 hours of AAPA Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel, Nursing Contact hours will be awarded by The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Contact: Eucharia Iwuanyanwu - (832) 818-2602 - eiwuany@mdanderson.org