Cancer Issues and Challenges
The 16th Maryland State Council on Cancer Control Cancer Conference 

December 3, 2009​

Agenda and Presentations
7:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Call to Order, Welcome and Remarks
  • Frances Philips, RN, MHA, 
    Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • Kathy Helzlsouer, MD, MHS, Chair, 
    Mercy Medical Center
9:00 a.m. The Maryland Tobacco Control Program: Progress and Promise
  • Joan Stine, MHS, MA, CHES Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
9:45 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. Keynote Address: National Level Tobacco Control Perspective  
  • Howard Koh, MD, MPH
    US Dept of Health and Human Services
10:45 a.m. Science of Tobacco and the Health Impact of Budget Cuts
  • Anthony Alberg, PhD 
    Medical University of South Carolina
    Hollings Cancer Center
11:30 a.m. Cancer Center Updates
11:50 a.m. Presentation of Martin D. Abeloff Award
12:00 p.m. Networking Lunch
1:00 p.m. Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations
2:00 p.m. Health Reform Starts at Home
3:30 p.m. Adjournment