Vision: Conquer Cancer Together
Mission: Connecting people and resources to strengthen cancer prevention, detection and quality of life in Nebraska.
Understanding Breast Cancer Risk Assessment: Prevention is Power
Thursday, Oct 20, 12p-1p CST
About the Webinar:
According to the American Cancer Society, in 2022 there will be an estimated 1,600 new cases of breast cancer and 250 deaths from breast cancer in Nebraska. Data also shows that breast cancer has the highest incidence rate and second highest death rate in Nebraska for all cancers (2014-2018). In 2020, only 65.8% of NE women over 40 years of age had received a mammogram in the last two years. Please join us to better understand the importance of how various risk factors can influence the risk of breast cancer.
- Identify the risk factors for breast cancer.
- Discuss risk categorization for breast cancer.
- Identify the importance of risk stratification for breast cancer.
About the Speakers
Mary Jane Glade RN, BSN, MS, DNP is a member of the National Consortium for Breast Cancer, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Nebraska Nurse Practitioners, and Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing. She is founder and provider of the High Risk Prevention and Survivorship clinic at St. Elizabeth, as well as the developer of the first Multidisciplinary Clinic for Breast Cancer in Lincoln. Mary Jane is an advocate for preventative medicine and enjoys helping women take an active role in their health care management. She has a passion for prevention and helping patients understand their risk of various cancers. Advocating for, guiding, and educating women with breast cancer or who are at an increased risk of cancer has been a focus of her practice for many years.
Kim Danielson, was born and raised in Lincoln, NE. She is married to her husband Tom and has two daughters, Cora (9) and Cate (6). At the age of 45, Kim received her invasive breast cancer diagnosis in December 2021. Kim was being screened as high-risk, luckily her breast cancer was caught on an annual breast MRI. She had a lumpectomy with sentinel lymph node biopsy in January, and completed 20 rounds of radiation in March 2022. She will be on endocrine therapy for 5+years and will have her ovaries removed in October 2022. Kim is extremely passionate about personalized risk assessment, prevention and early detection.
1.0 Continuing Education Contact Hours awarded by Iowa Western Community College, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #6
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