Nevada Cancer Control Summit
September 28, 2021
Carpenters International Training Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
Hosted by Nevada Cancer Coalition, the Nevada Cancer Control Summit is a statewide conference featuring sessions on targeted topics across the cancer spectrum. The Summit brings together physicians, nurses, advocates, survivors, administrators, and more to share cutting-edge information, update practitioners on the latest topics in cancer care, and strengthen the coalition to further cancer control efforts in Nevada.
The Summit offers continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, cancer registry professionals, and oftentimes credits for other specialty areas. Click the CME/CE tab for updated credit information.
2021 Summit Exhibitors and Sponsors
Summit Sponsorship is now open. Click here to learn more or go to the Sponsor/Exhibit tab on this page.
This conference is supported, in part, by exhibits in accordance with the ACCME standards for Commerical Support:
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Nevada Oncology Society
State of Nevada
Summit Tote Sponsor
Exhibitor Bingo Sponsor - Who doesn't like to sponsor games?
Breakfast & Break Sponsor - Make everyone happy first thing in the morning!
Awards Luncheon Sponsor - PhRMA
American Cancer Society
Nevada Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
Tempus Financial Assistance
Center for Hope at Huntsman Cancer Institute
Northern Nevada Children's Cancer Foundation
Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through a grant by the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health Nevada Central Cancer Registry, number 5NU58DP006306-02. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Registration, Breakfast and Exhibits
8:30 - 9:15 a.m.
The Future of Cancer Care in Nevada: Addressing Worforce Shortages and Capacity Issues
John Packham, PhD, University of Nevada, Reno
- Discuss the key drivers of current and future health workforce demand in Nevada
- Assess the current supply of physicians, nurses, and the cancer-care workforce in Nevada
- Evaluate state and federal policy measures to address health workforce shortages and cancer-care needs in Nevada
9:15 - 10 a.m.
Detecting Early Stage Cancer with a Blood Test
Tina Clarke Dur, PhD, MPH, Head of Epidemiology & Senior Principal Clinical Scientist, GRAIL
- Discuss the cumulative burden of late-stage cancer diagnosis, especially for unscreened cancers
- Review the science of blood-based cancer detection signals and the promise of multi-cancer early detection to complement standard-of-care cancer screenings
- Identify barriers that must be overcome for adoption of multi-cancer detection and further innovation in this space
10 - 10:30 a.m.
Break and Exhibits
10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Addressing Breast Reconstruction BEFORE and AFTER Mastectomy
Joshua Goldman, MD, University of Nevada Las Vegas
- Apply the lessons learned from the review of patient morbidity and mortality cases in Nevada
- Discuss health care disparities affecting breast cancer survivors in Nevada, particularly in the rural areas
- Describe health policy and legislation protecting breast cancer survivors and their options for breast reconstruction
- Evaluate opportunities to improve standards of care, including delayed breast reconstruction in breast cancer survivors
- Discuss advances in breast reconstruction options
11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Genetics in Cancer Risk Assessment and Treatment
Courtney Rowe-Teeter, MS, CGC, Stanford Cancer Center
- Describe the importance of and advances in cancer genetic risk assessment for cancer prevention and early detection
- Review the potential implications of germline genetic testing in cancer treatment
- Discuss the research showing improved access to care through telegenetic counseling
- Identify resources to help patients across the state access genetic counseling and genetic testing
12 - 1:30 p.m.
Summit Awards Luncheon and Exhibits
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Tobacco Control and Health Equity
David Wetter, PhD, Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity at the University of Utah and Huntsman Cancer Institute
- Describe the public health impact of tobacco and its role in health inequities
- Discuss implementation of tobacco cessation implementation strategies in primary care
- Describe pilot, program design, and results of “quit-line” pull strategy
2:15 - 3 p.m.
Christina Alsop, APRN, DNP, Renown Health
- Review the definition of compassion fatigue and the effects it has on healthcare professionals
- Identify self-care techniques and strategies in order to combat compassion fatigue
3 - 3:15 p.m.
Break and Exhibits
3:15 - 4 p.m.
Innovations in the Treatment of Brain Cancer
Samual Francis, MD, MS, Comprehensive Cancer Centers
- Understand current standard of care treatment recommendations for brain tumors
- Discuss recent innovations in treatment of brain tumors
- Discuss future directions and ongoing clinical studies for brain tumors
4 - 5 p.m.
Sex, Peanut Butter, and Religion and Other Well-Known Causes of Cancer
James Cohen, MD, Renown Health
- Discuss natural, environmental, and man-made causes of cancer and what steps can be taken to prevent it
Continuing Education Credit
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 6 hours of nursing continuing education credit.
CME Accreditation & Designation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and the Nevada Cancer Coalition. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education in physicians.
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities
Activity Sponsorship Options - $2,000
Activity support packages allow exhibitors/sponsors to provide additional support to any of several activities and receive extra recognition. Each sponsorship level includes all Silver benefits, plus benefits noted below:
Registry Session Sponsor: Unavailable
Receive recognition as the exclusive sponsor of the half-day breakout sessions for cancer registry professionals, including logo recognition on-site. Also supports 2 scholarships to be awarded to registry professionals by NCC, in sponsor’s name.
Exhibitor Bingo Sponsor: 1 Available
Receive recognition as sponsor of the Exhibitor Bingo activity with logo placement on bingo cards placed in all attendee totes.
Breakfast & Break Sponsor: 2 Available
Receive recognition as the sponsor of breakfast and afternoon break, including signage with logo at buffet/refreshment table.
Awards Luncheon Sponsor: Unavailable
Receive recognition as the sponsor of the annual Summit Awards and Luncheon, including logo placement on tables and in presentation.
Attendee Tote Sponsorship - $3,000 - Unavailable
The Attendee Tote Sponsor receives their logo printed on all conference totes, distributed to attendees, speakers, and exhibitors. In addition, this level includes all the benefits of Silver Sponsorship.
For speaker or session sponsorship, or to discuss additional options, please contact Barbie@nevadacancercoalition.org or call 775-451-1670 ext. 102.
PLEASE REMIT ALL PAYMENTS TO:
Nevada Cancer Coalition
5250 Neil Rd., Suite 203
Reno, NV 89502
If you need an invoice, please email Barbie@nevadacancercoalition.org
PAY WITH CREDIT CARD HERE:
Nevada Cancer Control Summit Registration
Registration fee includes one breakfast, one lunch, CME/CE certificate, and access to electronic handouts.
Cancellations received by September 17, 2021 will receive a full refund less a $25 administrative fee. Cancellations after September 17, 2021 are non-refundable.
Tru by Hilton
6862 Gilespie Street
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Website: Click Here
Room rate is $95 per night for Monday, September 27, 2021 arrival.
Rates are subject to state and local taxes, which are currently 13% per room per night
Please call the hotel directly (844-878-9688 for direct call in reservation) to book a room. When booking, please make sure your reservation is under the Cancer Control Summit group.
Room block expires on August 27, 2021.
Parking: Self-parking is avaible at no charge.
2019 Nevada Cancer Control Summit Awardees
Healthcare Partner of the Year - Organization
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada
Healthcare Partner of the Year - Physician
Chivonne Harrigal, MD
Healthcare Partner of the Year - Navigator
Gladys Dolor, RN, BSN, OCN
Healthcare Partner of the Year - Navigator
Georganna Reynolds, RN, BSN, OCN
Community Program Award
Elko Cancer Network
Community Champion Award
Marisa Marshall, RN, BSN, BA
Senator Joyce Woodhouse
Sun Smart Nevada Award
Whitney Hovenic, MD, MPH
2018-2019 Sun Smart Nevada Superstar
Anita Savell, UNR Medical Student
NVCRA Registrar Award
Cathy Short, CTR
Nevada Central Cancer Registry Partner of the Year
Northern Nevada Radiation Oncology
2019 Handouts & Presentations
New Directions for the Commission on Cancer (CoC)
James Harris, MD, FACS, Department of Surgery, University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Western Surgical Group
Raising the Tail of Cancer Survival Curves with Immunotherapy
Siwen Hu-Lieskovan, MD, PhD, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
PSA Prostate Screening Tool: Past, Present, and Future
Oscar Goodman, MD, PhD, Comprehensive Cancer Centers
Oncology Collaborations: Addressing Breast Cancer Recommendations and Risk Factos as a Region and in Your Practice
Karin Klove, MD, University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine
Pediatric Oncology Care in Nevada
Martin Johnston, MD, Renown Health
Pediatric Oncology Care in Nevada
Alan Ikeda, MD, Children's Specialty Center
The Role of Psycho-Oncology in Treating Cancer Patients and Their Families
Xiomara Rocha-Cadman, MD, Memorial Kettering Cancer/NYPH Weil Cornell
Colorectal Cancer Treatment in 20's
Matthew Crapko, MD, FACS Western Surgical Group
Break Out Sessions
Lung Cancer Prevention and Screening for Your Patients
Christina Alsop, DNP, AOCNP, Renown Health
Addressing Skin Cancer in the Primary Care Setting and Advances in Treatment
Whitney Hovenic, MD, Skin Cancer Dermatology Institute