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Nevada Cancer Control Summit

Nevada Cancer Control Summit

September 15, 2020

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.


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2020 Summit Exhibitors and Sponsors

Check back soon to learn more about 2020 Summit Sponsorship in Spring 2020!

This conference is supported, in part, by exhibits in accordance with the ACCME standards for Commerical Support:

Platnium Level

Summit Tote Sponsor 

Gold Level

Activity Sponsors

Registry Session Sponsor - This could be you!

Exhibitor Bingo Sponsor - Who doesn't like to sponsor games?

Breakfast & Break Sponsor - Make everyone happy first thing in the morning!

Awards Luncheon Sponsor - You could be their midday hero!

Silver Level

Bronze Level

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.

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2020 Agenda Coming in Spring 2020!


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Continuing Education Credit

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 7.00 hours of continuing education credit for nurses. 

An application has been submitted to the National Cancer Registrars Association. Determination of credit is pending.

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 7.00 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

This program provides 1 CME credit towards the Nevada State Board of Medicial Examiners' requirement for continuing medical education credit in ethics, pain management, and/or addiction care. 

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Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities

More information coming Sping 2020!

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2020 Cancer Control Summit Will Be Opening In Spring 2020!

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2020 Accomodations Will Be Announced in Spring 2020!

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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

Advocacy Award
Michael Hackett

Advocacy Award
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 

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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 Reccommendations 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

Abstracting GYN Cancers
Abstracting Head and Neck Cancers
STORE Radiation Items
Denise Harrison, BS, CTR Santa Barbara City College