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Current Issues in Cancer Care

Friday, April 4, 2014


Location:  Nicholls State University Betsy Cheramie Ayo Hall Auditorium
Time:  8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. registration.  8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Presentation
Credit:  5.5 contact hours

Speakers: Sandra Knight NP, CNS, AOCN is the Hematology/Oncology Administrator at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Houma Louisiana.  Knight has over 15 years of advance practice nursing with board certification in adult health and Advanced Practice Oncology Nursing.

Robert Gamble, MD is a Medical Oncologist and Hematologist t Terrebonne General Medical Center in Houma La,

Raul Doria MD is the Director of Oncology at Mary Bird Perkins at Terrebonne General Medical Center in Houma La.

Julia Light RN, BSN, OCN is the Oncology Nurse Navigator at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Terrebonne General Medical Center.

Jamie Luke RD, LDN is the Clinical Nutrition Manager at Terrebonne General Medical Center.

Eric Sedotal RD, LDN is a Clinical Dietician at  Terrebonne General Medical Center.


The goal of this activity is to explore current issues in Cancer Care.  The learner will explore new treatments and new hope in cancer care; explore cancer genetics; discuss cancer survivorship; explore nutritional aspects for patients with cancer during treatment and survivorship as well as nutrition associated with cancer prevention.  The target audience is health care professionals who work with oncology patients.












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