Overview and Purpose:
Explaining colorectal cancer risk factors, screening options and the impact of family history to a patient can be complicated. Watch Dr. Durado Brooks demonstrate his techniques for patient education to a live audience during the Learning and Action Network event.
Durado Brooks, MD MPH
Vice President, Cancer Control Intervention American Cancer Society
Durado Brooks, MD, MPH, vice president, cancer control intervention for the American Cancer Society, has spent much of his career working to enhance the role of prevention in primary care and to improve care for medically underserved populations.
In his role with the American Cancer Society he is involved in creating and implementing strategies to improve the prevention and early detection of cancer, and to assist those who are diagnosed with the disease. He is also actively engaged in ACS initiatives designed to eliminate disparities in cancer prevention, detection and outcomes.
An Ohio native, Dr. Brooks received his medical degree from Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, where he completed his internal medicine residency and served as chief resident.
He subsequently served as fellow in General Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and earned a master’s degree in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.
- All healthcare professionals are encouraged and welcome to attend.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Review the risk factors for colorectal cancer
- Describe the colorectal cancer screening options available
- Explain the impact of family medical history on screening option choice
Denise Kolba, RN MS CNS
Great Plains QIN, Program Manager
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