University of Nebraska Medical Center

3rd Annual Cancer Risk and Prevention Symposium (Attendee Information)

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3rd Annual Cancer Risk and Prevention Symposium

Welcome! Thank you for joining us.

This symposium is designed to highlight the field of cancer prevention by bringing health care professionals and researchers together for a multidisciplinary discussion. Main conference topics will include access to cancer screenings in rural populations, universal genetic testing, multi-cancer detection tests, early onset colon cancer, and the psychosocial impact of hereditary cancer. Additional breakout topics for clinicians and researchers include hereditary endocrine cancer syndromes, hereditary pediatric cancer syndromes, whole-body MRI for screening, the latest research, and lightning poster presentations.

Symposium Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Review emerging topics and research in cancer risk and prevention.
  2. Identify patients who are at increased risk for cancer related to a family history of cancer or genetic mutations.
  3. Discuss opportunities to bridge health care providers and cancer researchers to progress the science of cancer risk and prevention.


General Information

Information for In-Person Attendees


UNMC Truhlsen Campus Events Center
(located on the first floor of the Michael F. Sorrell Center for Health Science Education)
619 S 42nd Street, Omaha, NE 68105



Complimentary parking is available for campus visitors in Lot 63 (off of 40th and Marcy Streets). Directions

If you are an employee/student of UNMC/Nebraska Medicine, please park in your regularly assigned parking area.

UNMC CCE is not liable for any parking ticket that a participant may incur while attending this symposium.  


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Information for Live Stream Attendees
  • The Zoom link for the live stream will be sent via email. If you do not see this email in your Inbox, please check your junk email folder. If you still do not see the message, please send an email to Missy Edwards.
  • To join the symposium, sign in to Zoom using your first and last name.
  • Once you are in the webinar, go to the chat box and type in your first and last name so your attendance may be recorded.
Faculty and Planning Committee Disclosures

Read the UNMC CCE Disclosure Declaration Policy 


The accredited provider has mitigated and is disclosing identified relevant financial relationships for the following faculty, planners, and others in control of content prior to assuming their roles.


The following have disclosed relevant financial relationships:

  • Whitney Goldner, MD
    Vice-Chair:  NCCN Neuroendocrine and Adrenal Tumors Guideline Panel
  • Kelsey Klute, MD*
    Consultant: Agenus, Oncolys
    Speaker: NCCN
    Research: AIM Immunotech
    Drug/Device: Various multicancer detection tests (Galleri, CancerSeek)
  • Robin M. Lally, PhD, RN, MS, BS, AOCN, FAAN*
    Research, Co-PI: Daiichi Sankyo, Inc., Pack Health (Quest Diagnostics co.), AstraZeneca
  • Rachel Schmidt, DNP, FNP-C, AOCNP®*
    Research Support: Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.


The following have nothing to disclose:

  • Raymond C. Bergan, MD*
  • Joshua Bies, MD
  • Martin Goodenberger, MD
  • Suha J. Jabak, MD
  • Anupam Kotwal, MD, MS, FACE, FRCP
  • Quan P. Ly, MD, FACS*
  • Jaime Malone, MS, CGC
  • Audra Meador
  • Lucy Muinov, MD
  • Edward S. Peters, DMD, SM, ScD, FACS*
  • Jessie Poskochil, MGC, CGC
  • Gwen Reiser, MS, CGC*
  • Jieqiong Wang, PhD
  • Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, PhD*


The following planning committee members have nothing to disclose:

  • Valeta Creason-Wahl, HMCC
  • Missy Edwards
  • Tori Greenlee
  • Heidi Keeler, PhD, MSN/MBA, RN
  • Jessica Maxwell, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACE
  • Joshua Mischo
  • Renee Paulin, MSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Brenda Ram, CMP, CHCP


 *Faculty and planning committee member 

Speaker Handouts

The following materials (in PDF) are available for download until March 14, 2024. No part of these materials may be reproduced without prior written permission.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  1. Check in and attend the live activity.
    • In-person: Check in at the registration desk.
    • Live stream: Type your first and last name in the Zoom chat.
  2. To receive continuing education credit:
    1. If you would like to receive AMA or ANCC credit, complete the online evaluation via the UNMC MyCCE portal.

      On your dashboard, click Evaluate an Activity.

      Enter Activity Code 61801

      You have until March 14, 2024, to claim credit for this activity. You will need to complete the evaluation and attest to the time you spent participating in the activity. Your certificate will be saved in your UNMC MyCCE account under Certificates & Transcripts.

      Need help managing your MyCCE account? Find answers to commonly asked questions about signing in to the portal, completing the online evaluation, retrieving your certificate, and more. Go to Manage MyCCE Account
    2. If you would like to receive the NSGC credit, you will need to complete an additional evaluation. Send an email to Missy Edwards to receive the link to this document.

      Important: You must submit the completed evaluation by March 14, 2024, to receive the NSGC credit for this activity.

      The NSGC will issue an official CEU certificate that details the total number of CEUs and Contact Hours earned for this activity. NSGC will maintain a record of CEUs for this activity for up to five years.

Symposium Directors

Raymond C. Bergan, MD

Professor, Division of Oncology and Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine; Deputy Director, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, UNMC

Raymond C. Bergan, MD
Rachael Schmidt, DNP, FNP-C, AOCNP®

Program Director, Cancer Survivorship/Cancer Risk and Prevention, Nebraska Medicine

Rachael Schmidt, DNP, FNP-C, AOCNP®


This symposium is sponsored by 

Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center

through the resources of the UNMC Center for Continuing Education and the UNMC College of Nursing Continuing interProfessional Development and Innovation (CiPDI).



Missy Edwards

Educational Projects Coordinator
UNMC Center for Continuing Education


Missy Edwards