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Cancer Institute

Educational Events

First Ladies for Health: Community Conversations on Cancer
Saturday, April 14, 2018 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The Community Action Agency
Join us for educational presentations on cancer prevention, screening and treatment for adults. Enjoy a complimentary lunch as you learn about early detection of cancer and risk factors. Visit with local support groups and have your questions answered by a panel of experts. Free cancer screenings will be available to guests during the event including, breast mammograms, lung, prostate and oral cancer screens.
Event & appointment registration requested by email or phone 1(888) 242-8832 or visit www.sendrsvp.com/3523

 

UCCI Conversations in the Community:
Focal Therapy for Prostate Cancer: A Targeted Approach to Treatment
Thursday, May 10, 2018 | 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
The Cancer Support Community, Blue Ash
UC Director of Urologic Oncology, Abhinav Sidana, M.D. will explain a new treatment strategy for prostate cancer called Focal Therapy.  This treatment is able to target only the cancer containing part of prostate.  Join us for a discussion on Focal Therapy and how it can help achieve cancer control while decreasing the risk of complications.
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UCCI Conversations in the Community:
Breakfast with a Researcher: New Hope for Head & Neck Cancer
Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Rieveschl Auditorium, The Vontz Center for Molecular Studies
Join UCCI Medical Director of Clinical Trials, Trisha Wise-Draper, M.D., Ph.D. for a conversation on current clinical trial research and new treatment options for head and neck cancer, focusing on HPV and prognosis as well as using a patient’s own immune system to fight cancer.  Enjoy light bites and a behind-the-scenes look inside Dr. Wise-Draper’s research lab.
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UCCI Conversations in the Community:
What's in the River? The Environment & Cancer
Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 6:30 - 8:00 a.m.
The Cancer Support Community, Blue Ash
What have you heard about chemicals in the Ohio River? Are some of those chemicals linked to cancer? Are our water treatment facilities able to remove those chemicals?  What can we do to reduce our exposure to chemicals in drinking water? Join Susan Pinney, Ph.D. for a discussion about these questions and more, connecting the link between our environment and cancer.
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UCCI Conversations in the Community:
Pancreatic Cancer: Updates in Clinical Trials & Research
Thursday, August 9, 2018 | 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
The Cancer Support Community, Blue Ash
Join us for a discussion on new innovative research findings and updates in clinical trials for pancreatic cancer.  Learn about new therapies in this rapidly advancing field, which are changing the way we treat pancreatic cancer in the future. Speaker: Sameer Patel, M.D., Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Assistant Professor.
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Breast Cancer Patient Symposium
Saturday, November 3, 2018 | 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center

 

Lung Cancer Patient Symposium
Saturday, November 10, 2018 | 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Cincinnati Midtown Rookwood

 

Pancreatic Cancer Patient Symposium
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Cooper Creek Event Center

CARE/Crawley Building