Cancer Control Conference Presentations

Cancer Issues and Challenges
The 12th Maryland State Council on Cancer Control Conference
November 16, 2005​

S. Anthony McCann, Secretary, Maryland Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene
J. Richard Lilly, M.D., Chair, Maryland State Council on Cancer Control

The Burden of Cancer in Maryland
Diane Dwyer, M.D., Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Environmental Issues and Cancer

Cancer and the Environment: Reflections from Cancer Alley 

Second-hand Smoke and Cancer: An Emerging Story 
Anthony Alberg, P.h.D., MPH., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public

Cancer Screening and Detection: Best Practices

Skin Cancer in Maryland

Alison Ehrlich, M.D., MHS, George Washington University Prostate Cancer Screening and Early Detection: What is the best approach? William Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions


Emerging Issues in Cancer Control: The Cancer Center Perspective

Martin Abeloff, M.D., Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Kevin Cullen, M.D, and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center

Patient Navigation: Getting Our Patients What They Need in A Confusing Healthcare Environment

NCI Patient Navigation Program & Federal Law Overview A. Roland Garcia, Ph.D., Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities Patient Navigation Catherine Brady-Copertino, R.N., M.S.N., O.C.N., Holy Cross Hospital Patient Navigation Models 
Jessica Turgon, M.B.A. & Stacey B. Stephens, LCSW – C, University of Maryland, and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center

Patient Navigation Story

Mary Burke, Breast Cancer Survivor