Food for Thought: Wellness and Cancer Prevention

Watch a video from our recent cancer prevention event, above. To skip to a topic most relevant for you, please see the discussion outline below.
Welcome - Miriam Balsamo, AVP, Imbert Cancer Center

2:30 - Medical Oncology - Dr. Kenneth Gold, director, oncology southwest Suffolk County
• American Society of Clinical Oncology Conference (ASCO) discussion and updates
o Causes of cancer
o Medical oncology review of evidence-based medicine and data
o Websites for more information

9:24 - Cancer Prevention- Dr. Marisa Siebel, director, medical oncology, Imbert Cancer Center
• Cancer prevention diet
o Increasing plant based foods
o Limiting red meat, sugar, alcohol
o Adopting a physically-active lifestyle

19:12 – Nutrition - Stefanie Grzancic, RD, CDN, nutritionist
• Applying practical nutrition tips for your lifestyle
o Importance of portion size
o Customizing for your lifestyle
o Meal prep

43:08 - Social Work - Andrea Moullin-Heddle, LCSW, social worker
• Role of social worker
• Patient support groups, counseling, and services offered at Imbert Cancer Center
• Self-care techniques and their positive impact
• Local resources, services and coalitions for self-care

54:00 - Medical Oncology - Dr. Kenneth Gold, director, oncology southwest Suffolk County
• Resources for information on cancer
• Q&A discussion