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June: Cancer Care during COVID-19
Presenter/sDescription Recording Link
  • Harold J. Wallace, MD - Medical Director, Radiation Oncology
  •  Timothy P. Lahey, MD, MMSC - Director, Medical Ethics
  •  Michelle Sowden, DO - Clinical Director, Surgical Oncology
  •  Diego A. Adrianzen Herrera, MD - Medical Oncologist

Please click the link to view the recorded webinar "Cancer Care during COVID-19", a panel discussion about the COVID-19 virus and its impact on cancer care, including what to expect when visiting care providers, or giving care to patients, in person or through a telehealth visit for treatment or preventive care. Representatives and leaders from multiple cancer specialties at the UVM Cancer Center will be joined by a clinical ethicist and infectious disease specialist to answer your questions about this timely topic.


July: Let Food be Thy Medicine: Practical Ways to Up Your Nutrition Game
PresenterDescription Recording Link
  • Kim Dittus, MD, PhD, UVM Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncologist at the UVM Cancer Center
  • Leah Pryor, Executive Chef, and chef education at the UVM Medical Center

Hippocrates had it right all those years ago: "Let food be thy medicine and let medicine be thy food.”  R. Leah Pryor, Executive Chef of the UVM Medical Center, and Kim Dittus, MD, PhD Medical Oncologist at the UVM Cancer Center team up to talk about improving your diet and/or the diet of your patients, with an emphasis on veggies and other plant foods. Nutrition is an excellent way for cancer survivors and those in treatment to take action to contribute to better health. It is also an important factor in cancer prevention and survivorship. Participants will be able to submit questions and will leave with a list of recipes, meal planning guidance and important information about nutrition as a key to better health.

Additional Information: Resources & Recipes


August: Sunshine and Moles: Prevent and Detect Melanoma
PresenterDescription Recording Link
Melanie Bui, MD, PhDVermont and New Hampshire have the second and third highest melanoma incidence rates in the nation. This webinar will describe what to look for in skin changes, techniques to decrease melanoma risk, how to detect melanoma when it arises, and provide health care providers with treatment options for skin cancer.


September: Cancer Screening and Prevention: What All Women Need to Know
PresenterDescription Recording Link
  • Elizabeth Watson, MD, MPH
  • Krista Evans, MD
  • Stephanie Stahl, PA
Cancer screening guidelines are constantly changing which can cause much confusion for women on what age to start screening and what information they will provide about your health. This health panel describes different screening options for breast, cervical, ovarian, endometrial, vulvar and colorectal cancer, and outlines how patients and providers can incorporate these screenings into their health plans.