University of Nebraska Medical Center

2nd Annual Contemporary Management of Cancer Risk and Prevention Symposium

2nd Annual Contemporary Management of Cancer Risk and Prevention Symposium

This symposium will provide an update on cancer risk and prevention management for breast, ovarian, and several other cancers, with an emphasis on genetic testing and screening guidelines as stated by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Additional topics will include cancer prevention, lung cancer screening, direct-to-consumer testing, hereditary cancer syndromes associated with skin and genitourinary cancers, and disparities in genetics.

Symposium Objectives

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

  1. Identify patients at increased risk for cancer, related to family history or genetic mutations.
  2. Review updated evidence-based guidelines for cancer risk and prevention including genetic testing, high-risk cancer screening, and risk-reducing surgeries.
  3. Discuss case studies with the team members involved in the Cancer Risk and Prevention Multidisciplinary Clinic.

General Information

Registration Information

Registration Fees 

  • Physicians – $150
  • Other health care professionals – $50
  • Fellows/Residents/Students – FREE*


*To receive the fellows/resident/student rate, send an email to Bailey Wrenn verifying your student status.

Registration Deadlines

  • The deadline to register for in-person attendance is Feb.17.
  • The deadline to register to attend the live stream via Zoom is Feb. 22.


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Cancel/Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made in writing and sent by mail, fax, or email to the UNMC Center for Continuing Education. A refund of the registration fee, less $25 processing fee, will be given if the request is received by Feb. 17, 2023. No refund will be given after this date.

Symposium Directors

Kelsey Klute, MD

Associate Professor, Division of Oncology and Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine, UNMC
Medical Director, Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic, Nebraska Medicine

Kelsey Klute, MD
Jessica Maxwell, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, UNMC

Jessica Maxwell, MD, MSc
Gwen Reiser, MS, CGC

Lead Genetic Counselor, Hereditary Cancer Clinic; Certified Genetic Counselor; Assistant Professor, Department of Genetic Medicine, Munroe-Meyer Institute, UNMC

Gwen Reiser, MS, CGC
Rachael Schmidt, DNP, FNP-C, AOCNP®

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

Rachael Schmidt, DNP, FNP-C, AOCNP