• Dana-Farber/New Hampshire Oncology-Hematology

    The Role of Diet and Lifestyle in Gastrointestinal Cancer

    A free educational event for providers

    Wednesday, December 4, 2013
    5:30 – 7:15 pm
    Dana-Farber/New Hampshire Oncology-Hematology
    40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry, NH

    Please join us for an evening seminar focused an understanding how diet and lifestyle habits impact the incidence and survival of gastrointestinal cancers. This course has been developed for primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, hematologists/oncologists, nurse practitioners, and other interested clinicians. Charles Fuchs, MD, MPH, Director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute will present updates that will help providers:

    • Identify lifestyle risk factors for gastrointestinal cancers
    • Describe the influence of diet habits and lifestyle factors on gastrointestinal cancer incidence and survival
    • Discuss the role of vitamin D in gastrointestinal cancers

    This course is offered by Dana-Farber/New Hampshire Oncology-Hematology and Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center.


    This course is free for interested providers. Space is limited.

    To register, contact Carla LaPorte at 603-552-9125 or carla_laporte@dfci.harvard.edu by November 29.


    5:30 p.m.

    Dinner and Networking

    6:00 p.m.

    Frederick Briccetti, MD

    6:05 p.m.

    Role of Diet and Lifestyle in Gastrointestinal Cancers
    Charles S. Fuchs, MD, MPH

    7:00 p.m.

    Concluding Remarks
    Frederick Briccetti, MD


    Charles S. Fuchs, MD, MPH
    Director, Gastrointestinal Cancer Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    Frederick Briccetti, MD
    Dana-Farber/New Hampshire Oncology-Hematology
    Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    The Southern NH Area Health Education Center, accredited by the NH Medical Society, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The Southern NH Area Health Education Center is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the New Hampshire Nurses’ Association Commission on Continuing Education which is accredited as an approver of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    This continuing education activity has been approved for 1.0 contact hours. SNHAHEC Activity Number: 1097.

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