Community Conversations on Cancer is an education series designed to partner community experts with health professionals to inform, educate, exchange ideas, and disseminate best practices in cancer research. Through its casual and comfortable format, both the lived experience and evidence-based perspectives on topics involved in the continuum of cancer care and research will be highlighted. 

Colorectal Cancer: What You Need to Know 

Join Ms. Quarnisha White, N.P., R.N., M.S., F.N.P.-C., nurse practitioner in the Department of Colorectal Surgery and Advanced Practice Provider Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, and Mr. Willie Lightfoot, Owner/Operator of New Creations Unisex Shop, to learn about colorectal cancer and the fatal, yet unncessary effects it has on the community. Oure presenters will be joined by a panel of experts to answer your questions about screening, diagnosis, treatment, and care. 


- Dr. Danielle Marino, Gastroenterology

- Dr. Christopher Walker, Gastroenterology

- Dr. Maria Nicolais McGreevy, Medical Oncology

- Dr. Lisa Cannon, Colorectal Surgery 

- Ms. Hannah Farley, Cancer Services Program of the Finger Lakes 

Pre-registration for this session is required at:

ASL interpreters will be present. 

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The University Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the ACcreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry 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. No commercial funding was received to support this activity. 

Presented by Wilmot Cancer Institute, the Office of Community Outreach, Engagement & Disparities and the Community Cancer Action Council (CCAC). 


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