Online Program

The Role of Tobacco in Cancer Prevention and Screening: A Collaborative Session with the Cancer Forum and the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Section

Monday, November 2, 2015: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Quitting smoking and staying quit is of utmost importance for cancer prevention and survivorship. Toward this end, this session will focus on the role of tobacco in lung cancer screening, survivorship in skin cancer, and cancer prevention policies in the US and UK. The content of the session will be geared towards researchers, public health professionals, and clinicians working in the area of tobacco control and cancer prevention.
Session Objectives: Discuss the barriers to and benefits of lung cancer screening in long-term heavy smokers. Describe attitudes towards and barriers to lung cancer screening in a rural population. Identify disparities in smoking status and skin cancer survival. Compare tobacco control policies in the US vs. the UK.
Erika Bloom, Ph.D.

Vermonters' Opinions on Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening   
Erin Keller, BS, Benjamin Albertson, Eric Bennett, Homer Chiang, Mustafa Chopan, Katherine Lantz, Melanie Ma, Rebecca Ryan, Sharon Mallory, MPH, Thomas V. Delaney, PhD, David Kaminsky, MD and Jan K. Carney, MD, MPH
Impact of Tobacco Smoke on Skin Cancer Survival in Florida: A Multivariate Analysis of a Population-Based Cancer Registry (1981-2009)   
Kevin Moore, BA, Erin Dunn, BA, MD/MPH Candidate, Feng Miao, MSc, Taghrid Asfar, MD, MSPH and Tulay Koru-Sengul, MHS, PhD
Knowledge and attitudes of lung cancer screening in a high-risk, rural population   
Kathryn Cardarelli, PhD, MPH, Shirley Prater, Mary Gail Thompson, Jamie Studts, PhD, Debra Armstrong, MSW, MPA, Fran Feltner, DNP, David Reese, MA, MPH, Barbara Justice, Karen L Roper, PhD, Michelle Ledford, Jennifer R Knight, DrPH and Roberto Cardarelli, DO, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Cancer Forum
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, International Health, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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