Cancer Care Conference

Molloy College, the Barbara H. Hagan School 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:  

Fall 2016 Program

Colorectal Cancer: Preventing It, Finding It, Treating It - Free Program

Wednesday, November 2, 2016; 6-8:30 p.m. ● Public Square Building, Madison Theatre, Rockville Centre campus

Molloy College, the Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center will be presenting the program: "Colorectal Cancer: Preventing It, Finding It, Treating It" on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 6-8:30 p.m.  The conference will be offered at no charge and will be held in the Madison Theatre in the Public Square Building on Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, New York, 11571.

This program is offered at no charge and is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend, including healthcare professionals, students and the general public.

Program Objectives:

- To learn the risk factors for colorectal cancer and ways to prevent it including dietary and behavioral interventions.

- To learn the methods of detecting colon polyps and cancer in the general population.

- To learn the surgical options for removing colorectal cancer.

- To learn who would benefit from chemotherapy in addition to surgery for colorectal cancer.

2 Nursing contact hours will be awarded (see below for details).

Dinner is included. 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 October 26th. Register online by clicking here.

Speakers will include:

Zoe Goldberg, MD, Associate Attending Physician, Gastrointestinal and Rockville Centre Medical Oncology Service, Department of Medicine, MSKCC. She is a board-certified medical oncologist with expertise in gastrointestinal malignancies, such as colorectal, gastric, and esophageal cancer, and pancreatobiliary cancers. Dr. Goldberg is a member of MSK's colorectal, upper GI, and hepatobiliary disease management teams.

 

and
 

Garrett Nash, MD, Associate Attending Surgeon, Colorectal Service, Department of Surgery, MSKCC. He is a surgeon with specialized training in cancers of the colon, rectum, anus, appendix, and peritoneum. The focuses of his practice includes minimally invasive techniques for colorectal cancer (including laparoscopy, single-incision laparoscopy, and robotic surgery), avoiding colostomy while preserving bowel, bladder, and sexual function, and the management of peritoneal surface malignancies (including pseudomyxoma peritonei and mesothelioma).


Registration
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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.

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.

Program Flyer
Please click here to download the program flyer.

Nursing Contact Hours

Nursing Contact Hours: 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. Participants must remain for the entire program in order to earn a contact hour certificate. Unless noted above, the faculty speaker/planners have no financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer of products or providers being discussed.