October 30-31, 2020

The NNECOS Board of Directors has made the decision to move the 2020 Annual Meeting to a virtual event. Special thanks to the Omni Mt. Washington Resort for their partnership in allowing us to make the best decision for our community. 

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A Message from NNECOS President, Dr. Marie Wood


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Genetic Testing Symposium 
Friday, October 30th
8:00 - 11:30 am

  • Referral for cancer genetic risk assessment: who and why?
  • Models of Genetic Counseling Panel
  • Update on Genetic Testing for Pancreatic and Prostate Cancer
  • Case Presentation Panel: Lynch & HBOC

Palliative Care Symposium
Friday, October 30th
9:00 - 11:00 am, Keynote 6:00 - 7:00 pm

  • Caring for Complex Patients: an Interprofessional Case Discussion
  • Healthcare Disparities Unmasked: History and Hope
  • Grunberg Keynote: Communication, Compassion, and Well-being in the Age of COVID

ANNUAL MEETING: Genetics & Prevention
Friday, October 30th
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

  • The Potential of Tertiary Prevention: Example of Colorectal Cancer
  • Molecular Tumor Board with Cases
  • Genetic Testing for All Cancer Patients
  • Update on Genetics & Genomics: Genetic Basis of MDS; CNS Tumors
  • Psychological impact of genetic testing with patient panel discussion
  • Controversies in Breast Imaging 
  • Virtual Poster Session & Networking
  • Steven M. Grunberg, MD, Memorial Keynote: Communication, Compassion, and Well-being in the Age of COVID

ANNUAL MEETING: Genetics & Prevention
Saturday, October 31st

8:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • Update on PARP Inhibitors
  • Harnessing the Immune System to Design Vaccines to Prevent Cancer …and more…
  • Strategies for Addressing Smoking Cessation
  • Low Dose CT
  • Abstract Podium Presentations
    • Impact of Proton Pump Inhibitors on the efficacy of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Metastatic Malignant Melanoma
    • “Immune-Brain”: A case series of cognitive dysfunction/decline in cancer patients on immunotherapy
    • The Effect of Extended Panel Molecular Testing on Treatment Decisions for Patients with Lung, Breast and Colon Cancer.
  • Business Meeting & Member Awards
  • Diet & Exercise Nuts & Bolts

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CMEsolutions and Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society. The CMEsolutions is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The CMEsolutions designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The CMEsolutions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is approved for 14 contact hours (1.4 CEUs).  ACPE Program Number: 0274-9999-20-007-L01-P

 “This nursing continuing professional development activity has been submitted for approval to Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society
P.O. Box 643
Sandown, NH 03873-0643
Telephone (603) 887-1948

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