Cancer Potpourri

ECHO Clinics

2nd Thursday of each month • 12–1 p.m.
Next: Thursday, November 12, 2020

This 2-part series will provide education on various aspects of cancer treatment and prevention. Topics to be presented include colon cancer diagnostics and treatment, as well as radon exposure effects and testing. Please see below for more information about each presentation.

TransAnal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) is a minimally invasive option to help improve treatment of rectal cancers and pre-cancerous lesions. This talk will discuss this approach and help provide education regarding the options available for patients with these often complex lesions.

Radon exposure is the second leading cause of lung cancer, surpassed only by smoking. The only way to lower one's risk of developing radon-caused lung cancer is to test homes for radon and reduce the level if needed. Learn the facts about radon at this upcoming Cancer Potpourri Series with Project ECHO.

If interested in joining this series, please register here.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 1.00 hours of nursing continuing education credit.

The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine approves this program for 1.00 hours of MFT/CPC education credit.

Upcoming Cancer Potpourri

November 2020