Los Alamos Council on Cancer a United Way Community Partner* Presents a Community Seminar** Thursday, April 18th _ 5:15 p.m. First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Drive, Los Alamos 5:15-6:00 -- Light Supper courtesy of the LA Council on Cancer 6:00 -- Seminar including Question & Answer Session. Dr. Eric Bernstein, MD, MPH Northern New Mexico Cancer Care at Los Alamos Medical Center The Basic Epidemiology for patients with Breast Cancer: the Numbers that Really Matter Incidence and mortality trends of breast cancer over time Relative risk reduction and absolute risk reduction as they apply to breast cancer Breast cancer staging and its impact on pretreatment risk of recurrence Rationale behind adjuvant or neoadjuvant chemotherapy and hormone therapy Using online tools in making treatment decisions Dr. Kathryn Zerbach, MD Los Alamos Surgical Associates Identifying and Managing Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome Significant risk factors for breast and ovarian cancers including gene mutations Methods of identifying individuals at risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome (HBOC) Clinical features of HBOC and management options Nurses and Allied Health Professionals will be awarded 1.75 CE contact hours upon sign-in, verification of attendance, and submission of evaluation form.*** Pre-registration by Monday, April 15th is appreciated Call Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service at 662-2656 Or register on-line at www.LosAlamosCouncilOnCancer.org ** The United Way of Northern New Mexico provides financial support for LACC programs (see website for details of sponsorship) but did not influence the planning or the presentation of this educational activity. **No Conflict of Interest exists for the Planners or the Presenters of this program. Dr. Bernstein and Dr. Zerbach will receive a $500. honorarium and will not discuss off label use of any commercial products. Research will be presented with specific objectivity. ***This activity has been submitted to the New Mexico Nurses Association CNE Accredited Approver Unit for approval to award contact hours. NMNA CNE AAU is accredited as an approver of continuing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission of Accreditation.
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