Comprehensive Cancer Professional Education: Primary Prevention

October 5, 2021
Join the University of Chicago Medicine Center for Asian Health Equity and Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Illinois Comprehensive Cancer Control Program for a 3-part webinar series with educational presentations and panel discussions on cancers of the colon & rectum, breast, cervix, and lung.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Illinois. The incidence of breast, cervical, lung, and colorectal cancers are higher than the national average. Significant disparities exist for all cancers by race/ethnicity, access to services, socioeconomic status and geographic location. It is imperative to understand the disparities, its determinants and identify solutions to address cancer disparities across our state.
This session will focus on employing preventative measures to reduce incidences of cancer in vulnerable populations.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for primary care providers, nurses, patient navigators, care coordinators, community health center staff, public health professionals, local health departments, community groups, and cancer survivor groups who are dedicated reducing colorectal cancer deaths.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the interplay of various social determinants of health and risk for breast, cervical, colorectal, and lung cancer that contribute to health disparities;
  • Identify different methods of promoting culturally and linguistically tailored healthy lifestyles in community and clinic settings;
  • Describe how to use motivational interviewing techniques to empower individuals and patients to make decisions that enhance healthy lifestyles and promotes cancer screenings;
  • Discuss the link between healthy lifestyles and cancer prevention that promotes health equity.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
Systems-based Practice
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Lauren Singh
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Participation
Event starts: 
10/05/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
10/05/2021 - 1:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Chicago, IL
United States
Learn more about the University of Chicago Medicine's Comprehensive Cancer Center via their website.
Contact Lauren Singh via e-mail.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Lauren Singh via email at

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

Michael Quinn, PhD  Michael Quinn, PhD
  Evaluations Director
  Institute for Translational Medicine
  Senior Research Scientist
  University of Chicago

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.


Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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