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M. D. Anderson Sponsors Free Continuing Medical Education Lecture for Physicians

M. D. Anderson Sponsors Free Continuing Medical Education
Lecture for Physicians
M. D. Anderson News Release 01/22/01

The Tobacco Outreach Education Program of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center will present a free Continuing Medical Education (CME) lecture for Lubbock area physicians and other health care providers.

The Feb. 10 lecture, "Nicotine Dependence Across the Lifespan," will cover current smoking prevention and cessation methods including pharmacotherapy treatments and counseling methods.

Presenters and topics include:

  • Cancer Patients:  Stopping Smoking is Good Medicine
    Dr. Ellen R. Gritz
    M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Treating Tobacco Dependence:  Genes, Drugs and Mood
    Dr. Paul M. Cinciripini
    M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Smoking and Adolescents:  Too Young to be "Hooked?"
    Dr. Alexander V. Prokhorov
    M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • The Challenge of Treating Tobacco Dependence:  Translating Research into Practice
    Drs. Cinciripini and Prokhorov

M. D. Anderson will provide 3.0 hours of category 1 CME credits to the attendees. 

M. D. Anderson has designated this course for ethics/professional responsibility education.

The three-hour program will begin at 9 a.m. at the McInturff Conference Center in Lubbock.  A breakfast buffet will begin at 8:30 a.m. There is no charge for the program. Because seating is limited, reservations are requested.

To register, call Karen Carl at (713) 745-4472.

The Tobacco Outreach Education Program of M. D. Anderson is supported by the Tobacco Settlement Fund as appropriated by the Texas Legislature.  It is designed to educate health care providers on multiple aspects of smoking prevention and cessation through free continuing medical education events.  M. D. Anderson offers live presentations, videotaped presentations and an interactive web-based course.

1/22/01


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