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Advances in Multidisciplinary Cancer Care: At a Crossroads


Madison Marriott West

1313 John Q Hammons Drive

Middleton, WI

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For questions call Katie Arendt, (608) 263-0160 or A conference brochure will be mailed after August 1, 2011. View the Agenda and Register Online

Join the UW Carbone Cancer Center Friday, October 21, 2011, for the Tenth Annual Symposium: Advances in Multidisciplinary Cancer Care: At a Crossroads, the Intersection of Integrative Medicine and Cancer Care.


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Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Nurturing Nature: How Choice Can Trump the Genetic Code, David Rakel, MD, Medical Director, UW Health Integrative Medicine

Enjoy Every Sandwich: Living Each Day as if it Were Your Last, Lee Lipsenthal, MD, ABIHM, Author of "Finding Balance in a Medical Life" and "Enjoy Every Sandwich: Living Each Day as if it Were Your Last"


What Else Can I Do? Integrative Approaches to Breast Cancer, Victoria Maizes, MD, Executive Director, Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine


Healing Power of Hope, Lucille Marchand, MD, Clinical Director, Integrative Oncology Services, UW Health Integrative Medicine; Medical Director, Palliative Care, St Mary's Hospital and Medical Center


View the Full Agenda


The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  The University of Wisconsin-Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for .575 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or 5.75 hours.


Elements of Competence


This CME activity has been designed to change learner knowledge and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of patient care, interpersonal and communications skills, and professionalism.


Need, Scope of Practice and Intended Audience


This conference is designed for individuals who are involved in cancer treatment and education of cancer patients and their families: oncology physicians, primary care physicians, oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical research associates, health educators, social workers, psychologists, chaplains and other interested health care professionals involved in cancer care. Patients, caregivers and community members are also encouraged to attend.


Learning Objectives


Learning objectives for this conference include:

  • Choosing therapies that help prevent cancer or prevent a recurrence
  • Making lifestyle changes to promote optimal health
  • Finding evidence-based information on nutritional supplements and herbs, and background on how to avoid harmful interaction with conventional therapies or make conventional therapies less effective
  • Decreasing the side effects of conventional therapy such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy
  • Working through the challenges of living with cancer
  • Making decisions with greater confidence, using inner wisdom as well as scientific information

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 sponsorship of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Office of Continuing Professional Development, University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, the University of Wisconsin-Continuing Education in Nursing and Wisconsin Cancer Council. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Advances in Multidisciplinary Cancer Care: At a Crossroads

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