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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
5:30 - 8:00 pm
C.B. Pennington Jr. Building
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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5:30-5:35pm - Welcome and Introduction
Lucio Miele, MD, PhD
Cancer Crusaders Endowed Professor and Chair,
Department of Genetics,
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Director for Inter-Institutional Programs,
LSU Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center and Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium

5:35-5:55pm – Genetics and Risk Factors - Lucio Miele, MD, PhD

5:55-6:10pm –2015 American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Update
Donna Williams, MS, MPH, DrPH
Associate Dean for Public Health Practice,
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Director of Louisiana Cancer Prevention and Control Programs,
LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health

6:10-6:30pm – Everything You Need to Know about Your Mammogram
Mignonne Morrell, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor Radiology
Academic/Clinical Director of Breast Imaging
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

6:30-6:40pm – Break

6:40-6:55pm – Breast Screening in the Community
Cynthia Rabalais, RT (M)
Director of Imaging and Cancer Services,
Woman’s Hospital

6:55-7:10pm – A Healthy Lifestyle for Breast Cancer Prevention and Management
Anne Gilmore, PhD, RD, LDN
Assistant Professor,
Clinical Oncology and Metabolism,
Pennington Biomedical Research Center

7:10-7:30pm – Diagnosis and Treatment Choices
Adam Riker, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery,
Chief, Section of Surgical Oncology,
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine

7:30-8:00pm – Q&A