23rd Annual Cancer Institute Symposium: Recent Advances in Prevention and Early Detection Research

This program happened in the past, and no dates are currently scheduled.

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Conference ID

E6110-18

Fee

There is no fee for this program, but registration is required.

Intent

This program is designed to acquaint participants with current trends of basic research and clinical applications in the field of cancer.

Audience

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Laboratory Scientists
  • Researchers
  • Residents
  • Graduate Students
  • Social and Behavioral Scientists
  • Patient Navigators

Objectives

  • Describe the role of the microbiome in carcinogenesis and cancer prevention
  • Review novel approaches for early detection of ovarian cancer
  • Explain the role of inflammation as a key factor in breast cancer risk in obese women

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 4.25 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing.

 

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

Faculty

Angela Belcher, PhD
James Mason Crafts Professor of Biological Engineering,
Materials Science and Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

Scott Bultman, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Genetics
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Andrew J. Dannenberg, MD
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY

Christian Jobin, PhD
Gatorade Trust Professor of Medicine
Program Leader, Cancer Microbiota
and Host Response
University of Florida
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Gainesville, FL

Andrea Manni, MD
Course Director
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes and Metabolism
Penn State Health
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Cancer Institute
Hershey, PA

Moderators

Nadine Hempel, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Cancer Institute
Hershey, PA

Andrea Manni, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Diabetes and Metabolism
Penn State Health
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Cancer Institute
Hershey, PA

Andrew D. Patterson, PhD
Associate Professor
Molecular Toxicology
Department of Veterinary
and Biomedical Sciences
Penn State University
University Park, PA

Program

8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location: Junker Auditorium

  • 8 a.m. | Check-in and continental breakfast
  • 8:45 a.m. | Welcome and Introduction
    Andrea Manni, MD
    Moderator: Andrew Paterson, PhD
  • 9 a.m. | Microbiome and Cancer Prevention: Role of Metabolic and Epigenetic Factors
    Scott Bultman, PhD
  • 9:45 a.m. |  Microbiome and Cancer Prevention: Role of Immunity and Inflammation
    Christian Jobin, PhD
  • 10:30 a.m. | Question and Answer
  • 10:45 a.m. | Morning Break
    Moderator: Nadine Hempel, PhD
  • 11 a.m. | New Approaches Towards Early Detection and Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
    Angela Belcher, PhD
  • 11:45 a.m. | Question and Answer

Location: University Conference Center

  • Noon | Lunch
    Moderator: Andrea Manni, MD
  • 1:30 p.m. | Obesity, Inflammation and Cancer Prevention
    Andrew J. Dannenberg, MD
  • 2:15 p.m. | Question and Answer
  • 3 p.m. | Closing Marks and Adjournment

Underwriter

This program was partially underwritten by the Building Industry Association of Lancaster County’s Research Fund for Cancer, an endowment created in 1988.

Cancellation Policy

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.

If a program is canceled or postponed, the University cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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