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Empowering Yourself: Updates on Lynch Syndrome, FAP and Familial Colon Cancer

This event is for patients with Lynch Syndrome, FAP, and Familial Colon Cancer

Course Brochure
(course brochure will be available soon)

We are very excited to present our new conference “Empower yourself: Updates on Lynch Syndrome, FAP and Familial Colon Cancer”. Topics will include: genetic assessments, colon cancer diagnosis, treatments and prevention, surgical options and current medical treatment options  for patients with colon cancer, colorectal cancer screening and chemoprevention, gynecologic screening and surgical options for women with Lynch, and an update on associated cancers and recommended screenings. Lunch will be provided and will allow for informal networking. A Patient Panel is planned to allow several patients to share their stories. 

Saturday, October 11, 2014

8:30am - 3:00pm

The Inn at St. John’s
44045 Five Mile Rd.
Plymouth, MI 48170
Phone: (734) 414-0600

Target Audience
previvors and survivors with Lynch Syndrome, patients with FAP, patients interested in learning more about familial colon cancers, and family members who want to learn more and provide support.

Registration Fees
(Includes continental breakfast, refreshment breaks, and lunch)

Discount for Families(individual + 1 or more family members)
Full Course

Registration Options

Online register here
Mail registration form (course brochure will be available soon)
U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr., Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750
Phone (734) 232-3469
Fax (734) 998-0085

Cancellation Policy
An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration fee. Refund requests must be received in writing no later than
Friday, October 3, 2014. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Tentative Schedule

8:30 am Continental Breakfast & Registration
9:00 Welcome and Introduction
9:15 Colon Cancer in the United States (prevalence, general risk factors)

Genetic Assessments

10:30 Break
10:45 Colon Cancer Diagnosis, Treatments, and Prevention
11:05 Surgical Options for Patients with Colon Cancer
11:25 Colorectal Cancer Screening and Chemoprevention
11:45 Question and Answer
12:00 pm Gynecologic Screening and Surgical Options for Women with Lynch
12:30 Lunch
1:30 Update on Associated Cancers and Recommended Screenings
2:00 Patient Panel
2:30 Advocacy and Political Action
2:45 Wrap-Up