Los Alamos Council on Cancer Thursday, April 18 5:15 p.m.

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.