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2021 Anti-Cancer Challenge Webinar Series

Time to Accept the Challenge!
Saturday, June 19, 2021
Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 1:00PM – 2:00PM
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Expert UCI faculty provide insights into the latest research and treatments through educational webinars in the weeks leading up to Challenge Day. Topics can range from nutrition to sleep to men's and women's health issues.

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  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 26: "HOW THE CHALLENGE IS CHANGING CANCER RESEARCH”

    Description: Please join Richard A. Van Etten, MD, PhD, director of the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and founder of the UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge, for a progress report on the groundbreaking cancer research made possible by the Anti-Cancer Challenge fundraising effort. Joining Dr. Van Etten are two distinguished grant recipients whose promising studies could change what it means to be diagnosed with cancer.

    Hosted by: Richard A. Van Etten, MD, PhD, Director Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Featuring: Farshid Dayyani, MD, PhD, Professor — Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine  and Elizabeth A. Brem, MD, Assistant Professor — Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine

    Time/Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2021 (4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.)

    To Join: https://ucihealth.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XOMxaZPTS2GGVX9E5b8izA

    Webinar ID: 964 4588 5432

    Webinar Passcode: 2021

    *Registration is required

  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10: “THE FAMILY THAT WALKS TOGETHER: HOW YOUR INVOLVEMENT CAN CHANGE LIVES”

    Description:Every year, families come together for the UCI Anti-Cancer Challenge, all riding, running or walking to end cancer and, often, to celebrate someone whose life has been altered by the disease. Join us for a family Web event on how kids, teens, parents and grandparents are changing lives—and how you, too, can make a difference. Hear Anti-Cancer Challenge-funded researcher Michelle Fortier, PhD, talk about an app she has developed to help children and adolescents manage cancer pain.

    Hosted by: Richard A. Van Etten, MD, PhD, Director Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Featuring: Michelle Fortier, PhD, Associate Professor, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing

    Time/Date: Wednesday, June 10, 2021 (4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.) 

    To Join: https://ucihealth.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wzKCEP4gR9msWth2PukJrA

    Webinar ID: 964 4588 5432

    Webinar Passcode: 2021

    *Registration is required

  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30: “NUTRITION & WELLNESS”

    Description:Coming soon!

    Hosted by: Marcela Dominguez, MD, Family Medicine, UCI Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute

    Featuring: Karen L. Lindsay, PhD, RDN, Registered Dietitian at UCI Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute and Kenneth S. Phelps, Lac, Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute

    Time/Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2021 (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.) 

    To Join: https://ucihealth.zoom.us/j/92185799374?pwd=L25ybkk2THNLYjRqMlV2Y3lTOHY4dz09

    Webinar ID:964 4588 5432

    Webinar Passcode: 2021

  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 14: “PROTECTING AND OPTIMIZING SKIN AND HAIR HEALTH”

    Description:Coming soon!

    Hosted by: Nasim Afsar, MD MBA, Chief Operating Officer at UCI Health

    Featuring: Kenneth G. Linden MD, Co-director, Melanoma Center, UCI Health Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Natasha Mesinkovska MD, Assistant Professor Department of Dermatology, UC Irvine School of Medicine

    Time/Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021 (1 p.m.-2 p.m.)

    To Join: https://ucihealth.zoom.us/j/92185799374?pwd=L25ybkk2THNLYjRqMlV2Y3lTOHY4dz09

    Webinar ID: 964 4588 5432

    Webinar Passcode: 2021

  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 28: “DIGESTIVE HEALTH”

    Description:Coming soon!

    Hosted by: Kenneth J. Chang, MD, Executive Director UCI Health Digestive Health Institute

    Featuring: Jason B. Samarasena MD, Director Advanced Endoscopic Imaging, H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center and Maheswari Senthil MD, FACS, Director Peritoneal Malignancy Program, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Time/Date: Wednesday, July 28, 2021 (1 p.m.-2 p.m.)

    To Join: https://ucihealth.zoom.us/j/92185799374?pwd=L25ybkk2THNLYjRqMlV2Y3lTOHY4dz09

    Webinar ID: 964 4588 5432

    Webinar Passcode: 2021

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11: “GENETICS AND CANCER”

    Description:Coming soon!

    Hosted by: Richard A. Van Etten, MD, PhD, Director Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Featuring: Jennifer B. Valerin, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, UCI School of Medicine and Deepika Nathan, MS, LCGC (Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor)

    Time/Date: Wednesday, August 11, 2021 (1 p.m.-2 p.m.)

    To Join: https://ucihealth.zoom.us/j/92185799374?pwd=L25ybkk2THNLYjRqMlV2Y3lTOHY4dz09

    Webinar ID: 964 4588 5432

    Webinar Passcode: 2021

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