Cancer Care Conference

Molloy College, Division of Nursing, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will be presenting two Cancer Care Programs each year: once in the fall, usually in October/November and another program in the spring, usually in March/April. The following program will be offered this spring:

To Tan or Not to Tan: A Presentation on Sun Protection and Skin Cancer

Tuesday, April 8, 2014; 6-8:30 p.m.
No Charge, Dinner Included
Hays Theatre, Wilbur Arts Center
Molloy College, Rockville Centre campus

Molloy College, Division of Nursing, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will be presenting the program: "To Tan or Not to Tan: A Presentation on Sun Protection and Skin Cancer" on Tuesday, April 8 from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The conference will be offered at no charge and will be held in the Hays Theatre in the Wilbur Arts Center on Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York, 11571.

The program will include a presentation on sun protection and skin cancer, as well as a the sun damage demonstration. This conference is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend, including healthcare professionals and students.

A light dinner is included. Check-in and dinner will be at 6:00 p.m. and the program will start 6:30 p.m.

The speakers will be:

Jennifer DeFazio, MD, Assistant Clinical Member, Dermatology Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  She is a board-certified dermatologist with a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer. As part of a thorough examination, she employs the use of dermoscopy and total body photography when applicable. She has an active role in teaching dermatology residents through lectures and journal review. Her research interests include the treatment and prevention of skin cancer.

Colette Coyne, Executive Director, Colette Coyne Memorial Melanoma Foundation. The Foundation is dedicated to increasing public awareness regarding the dangers and causes of Skin Cancer/Melanoma, the early education of youth, families and the community, changing attitudes, and behaviors regarding tanning, both from exposure to the Sun's UV Rays as well as damaging artificial rays from tanning bed use.

Dr. Defazio will be speaking about skin cancer prevention and Colette Coyne will be speaking about her personal experience as the mother of a young adult daughter who lost her battle with melanoma;(impetus for starting the Foundation).  Colette will also bring a DermaScan unit for demonstration.

Program Flyer:

Please click here to download a program flyer..

Nursing CEU Credit:
Molloy College, Continuing Education Department, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 2.0 Contact Hours for the program will be awarded.

Sponsored by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Regional Care Network and Molloy College, Division of Nursing.

Although the conference and the dinner are offered at no charge, registration is required. Seating is limited and you should pre-register for the conference by April 1st.

Register online by clicking here. You may also phone in your registration by calling 516-323-3550. To register in person, by fax or mail, please visit: and then follow the directions.

If you should have questions regarding the registration process, please contact the Division of Continuing Education and Professional Development at: 516.323.3550 or by e-mail at: