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Colorectal Cancer Education Opportunity
February 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
You’re invited to a colorectal cancer education opportunity!
Including Stool-Based Testing in Your Colorectal Cancer Screening Program
You don’t want to miss this opportunity with Dr. Laura Makaroff! Dr. Makaroff will discuss the current colorectal cancer incidence, mortality and screening rates and how stool-based testing can be used to increase your clinic or health system screening rate. A comprehensive colorectal cancer screening program should include options for stool-based tests and structural exams (colonoscopy). Topics addressed in this presentation will include:
- CRC screening recommendations
- Sensitivity and efficacy of FIT/iFOBT and Cologuard
- Comparison of stool-based tests to colonoscopy
- Incorporating stool-based testing in your practice
•Follow-up requirements for stool-based testing
Date: February 27, 2019
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CST
Wegner Health Science
1400 W. 22nd St
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Attend in person or register for webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Dr. Laura A. Makaroff is Senior Director, Cancer Control Intervention, at the American Cancer Society. In this role, she provides strategic and clinical leadership to various Cancer Control programs including a community initiative program aimed at increasing cancer screening and reducing cancer-related disparities in underserved populations. She also provides clinical and technical expertise for other cancer control activities including colorectal cancer, skin cancer, and liver cancer. Prior to joining ACS, Dr. Makaroff served as a Senior Clinical Advisor for the Office of Quality Improvement, Bureau of Primary Health Care at the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA). In her role at HRSA, she provided clinical leadership for the nation’s community health center program’s quality strategy, including patient-centered medical home transformation, clinical quality measures, and electronic health record implementation. Prior to joining HRSA, Dr. Makaroff completed a fellowship in health policy at Georgetown University and The Robert Graham Center in Washington, DC. She completed her residency in family medicine at the University of Colorado and has experience in a variety of clinical settings including in her own solo practice, in community health centers, and integrated delivery systems. Dr. Makaroff continues to provide patient care in a safety-net setting in Clarkston, GA.