CME Dinner Meeting ~ Survivorship: Impact of Diet and Exercise on Cancer Recurrence

EVENT DETAILS AND REGISTRATION

Date:April 14, 2016

Time: 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM (PT)

Location:Visitor Center

Event Is:

  • Evaluate the reported salutary effects of physical activity as it pertains to treatment related symptoms, disease recurrence and survival, particularly in breast and colorectal cancers
  • Review the results from observational studies which suggest that a low-fat, high-fiber plant-based diet might be protective against cancer recurrence and progression
  • Profile and discuss the benefits of a Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation (STAR) Program as the mechanism to deliver individualized, comprehensive cancer rehabilitation treatment to improve symptoms, functionality and quality of life
  • Implement a multidisciplinary approach to the assessment and rehabilitation of cancer survivors

Presenters:Robert Morgan, MD, FACP & Jennifer Hayter, MA, OTR/L, SWC, CLT-LANA

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Objectives:

  • Evaluate the reported salutary effects of physical activity as it pertains to treatment related symptoms, disease recurrence and survival, particularly in breast and colorectal cancers
  • Review the results from observational studies which suggest that a low-fat, high-fiber plant-based diet might be protective against cancer recurrence and progression
  • Profile and discuss the benefits of a Survivorship Training and Rehabilitation (STAR) Program as the mechanism to deliver individualized, comprehensive cancer rehabilitation treatment to improve symptoms, functionality and quality of life
  • Implement a multidisciplinary approach to the assessment and rehabilitation of cancer survivors

Who should attend:

Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Internists, Rehabilitation Specialists and other allied health care professionals involved in the care of patients with cancer and/or survivors of cancer who suffer from the side effects caused by treatment.

CME credits:1.5 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credit™ The City of Hope is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. City of Hope designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.TM

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Web Link:https://cme.cityofhope.org/eventinfo_6934.html

Contact:

CME Department