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Upcoming March 2018 BCEA webinar:
TOPIC: Sharing our Voices: Racial Survival Disparities in Breast Cancer
DATE: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
TIME: 12 PM - 1 PM; Via computer, phone or tablet
COST: FREE - REGISTER BY Friday, March 16, 2018
Please join the Breast Cancer Education Association (BCEA) for its upcoming webinar “Sharing our Voices: Racial Survival Disparities in Breast Cancer" featuring Lonzetta (Loni) Neal, M.D., FACP.
This webinar will:
- Discuss barriers to early diagnosis of breast cancer in African American women
- Discuss an individualized approach to evaluate breast cancer risk
- Collect family history
- Review risk factors
- Calculate risk using available models
- Review risk reduction strategies
- Lifestyle modification
- Pharmacologic options
- Review the role of breast imaging
- Increase minority participation in genetic and risk evaluation
Lonzetta (Loni) Neal, M.D., FACP, Assistant Professor of Medicine and General Internal Medicine Consultant
Dr. Neal pursued her medical education in Wisconsin, completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Minnesota Hospital and chief residency at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center. She has been at Mayo Clinic since 2000. As a member and consultant in the division of General Internal Medicine, she sees patients in the Breast Diagnostic Clinic, and the Mayo Outreach Breast Clinic – Good Samaritan. Her scholarship focus has been dedicated to the teaching and mentoring of medical students and residents about breast disease at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She is also involved with incorporating new developments about breast cancer detection and prevention into the curriculum for clinical rotations at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and for the Mayo School of Continued Professional Development. She is involved in faculty development and recruitment in General Internal Medicine and serves as co-chair of the Multidisciplinary Breast weekly conference. Her interests include topics and research in Breast Diseases.