Speakers on Topics Related to Cancer

Advances in Treating Gastro Intestinal Malignancies such as Colon, Rectal, Stomach, Pancreatic and Esophageal Cancers, Clinical Research Program and Clinical Trial Opportunities

Tony Reid, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Advances in Treating Lung Cancer

Lyudmila Bazhenova, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine

Cancer: Who, When and Why, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Surgical Management and Innovations, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohns and Ulcerative Colitis, Advances in Colorectal Surgery, Robotics, Transanal Minimal Invasive Surgery (TAMIS), Women in Surgery, Education and Training, Surgical Simulation: Educating the Next Generation

Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Associate Professor of Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Moores Cancer Center
UC San Diego Medical Center

Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Thyroid Cancer and Parathyroid Surgery

Kevin T. Brumund, MD, F.A.C.S.
Chief, Section of Head and Neck Surgery, VA Medical Center San Diego
Assistant Professor of Surgery/Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck Oncology and Reconstruction
Moores Cancer Center, UC San Diego Health

Melanoma, Skin Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Greg Daniels, MD, PhD, Associate Professor
Skin Cancer Unit
Moores Cancer Center

Prostate and Renal Cancer Prevention, Updates on Moores Cancer Center Research

Ithaar Derweesh, MD,  Clinical Professor
Urologic Cancer Unit
Moores Cancer Center

Prostate Cancer: Prevention and Treatment

J. Kellogg Parsons, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Surgery
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Robotic Surgery, Prostate Cancer: Prevention and Treatment, Prostate Cancer Update, Should I Get a PSA?, New Treatments for Prostate Cancer, Kidney Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Christopher J. Kane, MD 
Chair, Department of Surgery
C. Lowell and JoEllen Parsons Endowed Chair in Urology
UC San Diego Health Sciences

Genetics: Genetic Counseling for Families Concerned about Inherited Health Problems
The Ins and Outs of Genetic Testing, The Family Cancer Genetics Program at UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Cancer in the Family Tree: Understanding Genetics and Cancer

Lisa Madlensky, PhD, CGC, Associate Professor, Genetic Counselor
Director, Family Cancer Genetics Program
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

Advances in the Use of Radiation, Technology for Cancer Treatment

Arno Mundt, MD, Professor
Chair, Radiation Medicine

The Role of Nutrition in Cancer

Cheryl Rock, PhD, R.D., Professor
Family and Preventive Medicine

Cancer Prevention and Control Program: How Diet Can Prevent Cancer

Gordon Saxe, MD, PhD, Associate Director, Community Outreach
Associate Physician

The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke: Importance of Tobacco Cessation Programs

John Pierce, PhD, Professor
Cancer Prevention and Control Program

Innovations in Cancer Fighting Technologies, Breast Cancer Awareness, Early Detection and Treatment

Mary Ann Rose, MD, Clinical Professor
Radiation Oncology Department

Understanding Clinical Trials: What's in it for you and your Community?, Closing the Health Disparities Gaps, Getting Your Voice Heard by Your Elected Officials, It's Your Health – Make Good Choices, Cancer Prevention and Treatment, Cancer Research

Georgia Sadler, PhD, Clinical Professor


Thomas J. Kipps, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine
Deputy Director of Research Operations, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

The Latest in Cancer Research, Individualizing Cancer Care and Advances Breast Cancer Treatment 

Richard Schwab, MD, Associate Clinical Professor 
Hematology and Oncology Department
UC San Diego Antiviral Research Center

Robert Weisman, MD  Director, Head & Neck Oncology
Clinical Professor

Loren Mell, MD    Chief, Head & Neck Malignancy Service
Associate Professor


New Technologies for Radiation Therapy of Prostate Cancer. Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer: Is it Safe?

John P. Einck, MD
Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences

Lung Cancer

Sandip Patel, MD​  Assistant Professor

Palliative Cancer Care and P​alliative Care Clinical Trials​

Dr.​. Roeland is committed to finding more effective solutions for improving quality of care for cancer patients with advanced disease.

​Eric Roeland, MD, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Moores Cancer Center,  UC San Diego