Breast Cancer Symposium

Northwest State Community College and Susan G. Komen of northwest Ohio are pleased to offer a breast cancer symposium for healthcare professionals on Friday, March 21, 2014. The event will take place at NSCC and will feature six guest speakers.

Six continuing education credits will be available for nurses, social workers and counselors who attend all sessions. Registration is $25 and includes lunch. The day will also feature a vendor fair through 1 p.m.

Speakers and topics include:

Jan Tipton, MSN. RN, AOCN – Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Toledo Medical Center – Topic: Patient Care and Compassion Fatigue

Iman E. Mohamed, MD, MRCP (UK), FACP, MPH – Board Certified: Internal Medicine and Oncology – Topic: Breast Screening and Diagnostic Modalities

Nicole Brennan, MPH – Chief of the Bureau of Health, Ohio Chronic Disease Director, Primary Investigator for the Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Control Grant – Topic: Impact of Breast Cancer in Ohio—Breast & Cervical Cancer Project (BCCP)

Diane Cherry, MA – Executive Director of the Victory Center – Topic: Alternative and Complementary Therapies for Cancer Patients

Nasfat Shehadeh, MD – Hematology/Oncology, Medical Oncology – Topic: New Developments in Diagnosing and Treating Breast Cancer

Erin Macrae – MD, Medical Oncology; Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Ohio State University College of Medicine – Topic: Current Breast Cancer Research

Limited seating is available, so early registration is encouraged. Click here to register. For more information, contact Sandie Markley-Dick at 419.267.1405 or