Join Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah (HCI) clinicians, researchers, patients, and families to raise awareness about colorectal cancer. Find out about cancer prevention, screening, surgery, genetics and more. Light food and refreshments will be served.

March 29, 2017
5:30-7:30 p.m.

The Point
6th floor, Huntsman Cancer Institute



Huntsman Cancer Foundation


Time Event
5:45 p.m. Welcome & Introduction

Deb Neklason, PhD P.I. of the Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Registry

Susan Sheehan, President & Chief Operating Officer Huntsman Cancer Foundation

Neli Ulrich, PhD, Senior Director of Population Sciences
5:55 p.m. Introduction to Round Robin Table Topic format
6-7 p.m. Round Robin Table Topics:
  1. Dr. Courtney Scaife (Surgery) & Dr. G Weldon Gilcrease (Oncology)
    What colorectal cancer treatment and surgical options are currently available?
  2. Dr. Priyanka Kanth (Screening) and
    Cathryn Koptiuch, CGC (Family History)
    What kind of screening should I be getting based on my family history?
  3. Dr. N. Jewel Samadder (Chemoprevention) and
    Michelle Done, CCRP (Study Coordinator)
    Are there medications that I can take to reduce my cancer risk?
  4. Garrett Harding (Cancer Learning Center) and
    Shelley White, MSW, LCSW (Wellness Center)
    How do I learn more about cancer and my well-being?
7-7:30 p.m. Mix & Mingle