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Emergency First Responders – Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Awareness and Prevention

Join MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper and Cooper Heart Institute experts for a panel discussion focusing on cancer prevention, screening, and cardiac health.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Free screenings for Emergency First Responders (fire, law enforcement, and EMS personnel): 

  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Melanoma cancer screenings
  • Oral cancer screenings
  • Health questionnaire

 7:30 p.m. - Panel Discussion begins:

Lung Cancer Screening in High-Risk Men and Women
- David D. Shersher, MD, Thoracic Surgeon

Colorectal Cancer Screening and Risk-Reduction Strategies
- Jamin C. Morrison, MD, Medical Oncologist

Prostate Cancer Screening – Cutting Through the Controversy
- Christian Squillante, MD, Medical Oncologist

Reducing Cardiac-Related Deaths Among First Responders
- Fredric L. Ginsberg, MD, Clinical Cardiologist

Protect Your Lungs – Avoid These Occupational Hazards
- David D. Shersher, MD, Thoracic Surgeon

8:30 p.m. - Q&A discussion begins.

Light refreshments will be served.

Family members are encouraged to attend to raise awareness and support. Each family member must register individually, as seating is limited.  

Screenings are reserved for Emergency First Responders only.  

Participants will receive 2.0 CEUs for attending this event.

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