Lunch and Learn about advances in breast cancer

North Central Florida Cancer Control Collaborative (NCFCCC) and Cancer Connections are hosting a Lunch and Learn on Dec. 14, 2016 from 12 to 1 p.m. at Health Street, 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville. The topic is Advances in Breast Cancer: A Review and an Update with guest speaker Dr. Karen Daily.

Dr. Daily is a clinically-based investigator and educator at the University of Florida in Gainesville with a focus on breast, gastrointestinal, and gynecologic cancers. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology. She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Hematology, and National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project. Dr. Daily founded the High Risk Program, within UF Health Breast Center, that identifies women at above-average risk of developing breast cancer and offers prevention and early detection strategies. She is dedicated to increasing available clinical trials, both large cooperative group studies and early phase single institution investigations, so that every patient may be offered the opportunity to participate. She is also interested in resolving access to care barriers in disadvantaged populations.

A healthful lunch and one free CEU will be provided. To RSVP, please contact Myesha Ponder at mponder@wellflorida.org.

Following the Lunch and Learn, NCFCCC will conduct a meeting from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. New members are welcome!

A free shuttle is available from Davis Cancer Center, The V.A., the UF Health Cancer Hospital and Hope Lodge. Reserve your space on the shuttle by calling Erik at HealthStreet at 352-294-4871 by December 13.

This training session is made possible by a grant from the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation.

CEUs are provided by  Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc.  Suwannee River Area Health Education Center, Inc.s a Florida Board of Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Psychology, Respiratory Care, Occupational Therapy, Acupuncture, Nursing Home Administration, Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling and Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition approved provider of continuing education. CE Broker Provider ID #50-1922. This program meets the requirements for up to 1.0 contact hours.

For more information call 352-313-6500 x 134 or email mponder@wellflorida.org.

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