University of Nebraska Medical Center

Speaker's Bureau

Find an expert to speak to your community group

Looking for a speaker for your organization, club, group or classroom? The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Speakers Bureau provides resources to community groups across Nebraska including experts to give presentations on cancer-related topics. Cancer center faculty and staff volunteer their time to share their interests and expertise with private and public organizations, coalitions, academia and community groups in Nebraska.

We can work with your institution to customize an event that will best suit your interest area, including webinars or Zoom-style presentations.

Requestors can include but are not limited to:

  • Community organizations
  • Healthcare organizations
  • Public health departments
  • K-12 schools and universities

Speakers may include but are not limited to:

  • Cancer care specialists (oncologists, surgeons, radiologists)
  • Cancer researchers
  • Cancer survivorship specialists
  • Social workers
  • Dietitians

If you are interested in having an expert speak at your event, please contact the speaker’s bureau coordinator at least one month before the scheduled event by completing the Request a Speaker form. We welcome suggestions for speakers on topics not listed below. If you do not have a topic in mind, we will work with you to identify topics and speakers pertinent to your group's interests and needs.

Requests are subject to the availability of our volunteer speakers.

Available Topics

Cancer 101 (basics)
  • Cancer Prevention and Early Detection
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Breast Cancer Basics
  • Prostate Cancer Basics
  • Colorectal Cancer Basics
  • Lung Cancer Basics
  • Pancreatic Cancer Basics
  • Skin Cancer Basics
  • Leukemia/Lymphoma Basics
  • Pediatric Cancer Basics
Other basic cancer presentation available upon request
Cancer Prevention
  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • Physical Activity
  • Nutrition
  • Radon
Early Detection and Diagnosis
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Diagnosis
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Surgery
  • Immunotherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • Genetic Assessment
  • Survivorship Care Guidelines
  • Palliative Care
  • Caregiver Support
  • Stress Management
Cancer Health Disparities
  • Cancer Issues Affecting African Americans
  • Cancer Issues Affecting Hispanics
  • Cancer Issues Affecting Native Americans
  • Cancer Issues Affecting LGBTQ+ Communities
  • Cancer Issues Affecting Rural Community Residents
Health Care Provider Education
  • Oncology Professional Burnout
  • Clinical Trials