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 semester: 

Breast Cancer: Genetic Counseling, Genetic Risk Factors and Current Research

Thursday, November 13, 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: "Breast Cancer: Genetic Counseling, Genetic Risk Factors and Current Research" on Thursday, November 13 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.

Two leading specialists in the field of breast cancer and genetics will explore: genetic counseling for breast cancer, including a definition of genetic testing, risk assessment, early detection, high risk surveillance, recommendations for those at risk  and current research in the field of genetics and breast cancer. This program 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:

Tiffany A. Troso-Sandoval, MD is a board-certified medical oncologist with a special interest in women's health and in cancers that affect women, including breast, ovarian, endometrial and cervical cancers. She works as part of a multidisciplinary team that cares for women with these diseases, and sees patients at Memorial Sloan Kettering's regional facility in Rockville Centre.

Kimberly Amoroso provides guidance to individuals at risk for inherited cancer syndromes. Her area of expertise is in genetic counseling for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer who may need to make decisions about treatment based on their genetic test results. In years past, she has worked extensively with couples to reduce the risk of inherited conditions in their children through the use of pre-implantation genetic diagnoses.  

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.

Registration:
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 November 7th.

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: www.molloy.edu/ce/registration and then follow the directions.

Questions?
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: conted@molloy.edu.