Lymphoma & Targeted Therapies

A FREE EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS Francine Foss, MD Professor, Hematology and Dermatology and Iris Isufi, MD, Assistant Professor, Hematology, Yale School of Medicine Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Time: 5:30 – 6:00p.m. Registration & Networking 6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Complimentary Dinner 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Presentation Location: Dakota Steakhouse & Tavern 1489 Silas Deane Highway, Rocky Hill, CT Pre-registration for this free program is required. Please contact Jennifer McGarry at 203-427-2046 or email to jennifer.mcgarry@lls.org to register for this free program by Monday, May 18th. Space is limited. For assistance for people with disabilities or grievances, please contact…

Emerging Therapies For Hematological Cancers A Free Education Program For Healthcare Professionals

Speaker: Paul G. Richardson, MD Clinical Program Leader and Director of Clinical Research Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center Dana-Farber Cancer Institute RJ Corman Professor of Medicine Harvard Medical School Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014 Time: 5:45 p.m. Registration Location: Inn at Middletown Complimentary dinner will be served Pre-registration for this free program is required. 6 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dinner 7 p.m. Presentation 70 Main Street, Middletown Please contact Jennifer McGarry at 203-427-2046 or email to jennifer.mcgarry@lls.org to register for this free Goal: To educate healthcare professionals about the diagnosis and treatment of Myeloma, including emerging therapies Objectives: At the…

2014 Annual Meeting

Thank you to all of those who attended our 11th Annual Meeting, “Cancer Survivorship: Models of Care Across the Lifespan”. The conference was a wonderful success held on November 5, 2014 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford. In addition to hosting a number of Nationally-known and well-respected speakers, attendees were able to hear from Senators Blumenthal and Murphy, as well as the Commissioner of Public Health, Jewel Mullen. Many of those who were able to attend called the conference “the best the Partnership has ever had.” Below you can find the agenda for the conference, complete with links to each speaker’s presentation. For…

CT Department of Public Health Data Day

Please help us celebrate National Public Health Week by joining us on April 7, 2014 for an informational forum on public health data collected and available through the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH). Attendees will hear from several programs across DPH that maintain important databases and information management systems in the areas of infectious disease, chronic disease, hospitalizations, maternal and child health and environmental health. Topics of discussion will cover many data systems, including: • Acute Care Hospital Inpatient Discharge Data (HIDD) • Cancer Surveillance and Epidemiology (SEER Data Management System) • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) •…

Governor Malloy Addresses Release of New Cancer Plan

At a press conference held at the State Capitol this morning, the Connecticut Cancer Partnership launched the Connecticut Cancer Plan 2014 – 2017. Dr. Andrew Salner, Partnership Board Member, described the work and history of the Partnership before introducing Governor Dannel Malloy, who discussed the importance of cancer control both from a personal and statewide perspective. Board Chair Linda Mowad noted that this Plan, “the third produced by the Partnership, recognizes the importance of common behavioral risk factors for chronic disease prevention, including cancer, and the effectiveness of population-based approaches to large scale reductions in disparities and improvements in outcomes,…

Towards Health Equity in Cancer: Creating an Action Plan Addressing Clinical, Research, Education and Community Perspectives

Friday, May 10, 2013
6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (TM)
The Anlyan Center for Medical Research and Education
300 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT

Learning Objectives 

This course will enable participants to:

  • Describe racial and ethnic disparities in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of cancers
  • Translate research findings on inter-individual differences regarding cancer etiology and outcomes into improved health care of minorities
  • Relate the imperative of increasing diversity among researchers, health care providers, and educators specializing in cancer
  • Discuss issues in trial accrual among diverse populations

Hartford Hospital Pancreatic Cancer Symposium

November 1, 2012 Hartford Hospital’s Pancreatic Cancer Symposium: Prevention, Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Advances in Treatment AM 7:30 – 8:00 Registration/Refreshments 8:00 – 8:30 Welcoming Andrew Salner, MD 8:30 – 9:00 Epidemiology/Our Experience Michael Golioto, MD Michael Karasik, MD 9:00 – 9:20 Genetics Linda Steinmark, MS, CGC 9:20 – 9:40 Pathology Saverio Ligato, MD 9:40 – 10:00 Imaging Michael O’Loughlin, MD 10:00 – 10:20 EUS/ Screening Michael Golioto, MD Michael Karasik, MD 10:20 – 10:30 Break 10:30 – 11:15 Management of Cystic Neoplasms C. Max Schmidt, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University…

IBM Watson Takes on Cancer

In February 2011 IBM’s Watson question/answering computer took on the world’s two best Jeopardy players and won. Recently Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and IBM announced plans to jointly develop solutions for oncology diagnosis and treatment built on IBM Watson technology. Ann’s Place, The Home of I CAN will host a lecture, demonstration and discussion of this breakthrough technology and its relevance to the field of oncology on July 31, 2012 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Dr. Marc Rappaport, medical oncologist at the Praxair Cancer Center in Danbury, CT, and Jay Murdock, from IBM’s Industry Solutions Lab in Hawthorne, NY, will present the…