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16th Annual Reducing Cancer in Our Community: A Public Forum

Saturday, March 14, 2020

University Conference Center

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine
30 Conference Dr.
Hershey, PA 17033

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Conference ID

D6530

Sponsors

This program is a continuing education service of Penn State Cancer Institute, in partnership with the American Cancer Society.

The logo for the American Cancer Society includes the group's name and its logo, a caduceus with a sword.

The American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and by fighting back.

Penn State Cancer Institute

The logo for Penn State Cancer Institute includes the group's name and Penn State's signature Nittany Lion shield.Penn State Cancer Institute is a unique partnership founded by Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State, Mount Nittany Medical Center and Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center, along with its affiliate members, UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle, UPMC Pinnacle Lancaster, Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center and UPMC Susquehanna. Penn State Cancer Institute is dedicated to prevention and treatment, improving care delivery, enhancing survivorship and quality of life for people living with cancer, and educating health care professionals, patients and caregivers in our communities.

Audience

Anyone with an interest in health-related issues is invited to attend, including patients and their families, patient advocate groups, teachers and community leaders and organizations.

Topics

This year’s forum will cover three topics in oncology:

  • Viruses and cancer
  • Thyroid cancer – nuclear medicine
  • Cancer in the elderly

Faculty

William A. Calo, PhD, JD
Assistant Professor
Department of Public Health Sciences
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pa.

Joseph Fotos, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Radiology
Division of Nuclear Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pa.

David Goldenberg, MD, FACS
Steven and Sharon Baron Professor and Chair
Department of Otolaryngology − Head and Neck Surgery
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Associate Director of Surgical Services
Penn State Cancer Institute
Hershey, Pa.

Harold A. Harvey, MD
Professor of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State Cancer Institute
Hershey, Pa.

Karen L. Krok, MD, FAASLD
Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Medical Director
Live Donor Liver Transplant Program
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pa.

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

Craig Meyers, PhD, MS
Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Penn State College of Medicine
Hershey, Pa.

Brian D. Saunders, MD, FACS
Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Education
Department of Surgery
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, Pa.

Agenda

Welcome

  • 8:30 a.m. | Check-In and Continental Breakfast
  • 9 a.m. | Welcome
    Andrea Manni, MD
  • 9:05 a.m. | Welcome from the American Cancer Society

Viruses and Cancer

  • 9:15 a.m. | HPV Vaccination is Cancer Prevention
    William A. Calo, PhD, JD
  • 9:35 a.m. | Human Papillomavirus: Anogenital and Oral Cancers
    Craig Meyers, PhD, MS
  • 9:55 a.m. | Can You Prevent Liver Cancer?
    Karen L. Krok, MD, FAASLD
  • 10:15 a.m. | Q & A

Break

  • 10:30 a.m. | Morning Break

Thyroid Cancer – Nuclear Medicine

  • 10:45 a.m. | Thyroid Cancer Survivorship
    David Goldenberg, MD, FACS
  • 11:05 a.m. | Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules and Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer
    Brian D. Saunders, MD, FACS
  • 11:25 a.m. | Radioactive Iodine Imaging and Treatment for Thyroid Cancer
    Joseph Fotos, MD
  • 11:45 a.m. | Q & A

Lunch

  • Noon | Lunch

Cancer in the Elderly

  • 1 p.m. | Incidence and Management of Cancer in the Older Adult
    Harold A. Harvey, MD

Closing

  • 2:15 p.m. | Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Fees

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

Similar programs have filled quickly, so early registration is recommended.

Cancellations

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Access (ADA)

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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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