Cancer Care Conference

Fall 2017 Program

Lung Cancer - Free Program

Wednesday, November 1, 2017; 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: "Advances in the Treatment of Lung Cancer" on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 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.

Join experts from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer including recent advances in the field.

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.

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. Register online by clicking here.

Speakers
Kenneth K. Ng, MD,
Medical Oncologist, Chief, Rockville Centre Medical Oncology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Ng is a board-certified medical oncologist who treats patients with a variety of solid cancers. He has has special expertise and interest in lung and head and neck cancers. He is also a member of Memorial Sloan Kettering's thoracic disease management team and actively participate in conferences with other MSK experts in these fields. He is a board-certified medical oncologist who treats patients with a variety of solid cancers. Dr. Ng has special expertise and interest in lung and head and neck cancers. He is also a member of Memorial Sloan Kettering's thoracic disease management team and actively participates in conferences with other MSK experts in these fields.

Smita Sihag, MD, MPH, Thoracic Surgeon, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Sihag is a thoracic surgeon who specializes in caring for people with cancers of the chest. These include primary and metastatic tumors involving the esophagus, lung, mediastinum, airway, pleura, and chest wall. She has expertise in esophageal and tracheal diseases in particular. She cares for patients with a variety of benign conditions related to these areas such as gastroesophageal reflux, high-grade Barrett's dysplasia, hiatal hernia, achalasia, esophageal diverticula, and tracheal stenosis. Whenever possible, she uses minimally invasive techniques to perform lung and esophageal surgery with very small incisions to allow for a smoother and faster recovery for patients.

John J. Cuaron, MD, Radiation Oncologist, Chief for External Beam Radiotherapy, Long Island, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Cuaron is a radiation oncologist who cares for people with gastrointestinal, lung, breast, and brain tumors. He sees patients at both MemorialSloan Kettering Commack on Long Island and Memorial Hospital in Manhattan. He loves being able to provide the same level of care, expertise, technology, and support at each location.

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.

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.

Dinner:
A complimentary box dinner consisting of your choice of sandwich (grilled vegetables, roast beef and cheddar, chicken and mozzarella, and tuna fish), along with chips and bottled water will be served from
5:30-6:30 p.m. Soda, coffee, tea and cookies will also be available. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. 

If you should have any special dietary requests, such as gluten-free or kosher meals, please notify Cindy Thomas at: 516-323-3554 or email her at: cthomas@molloy.edu by Monday, October 30.

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
Click here to download a 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.