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On Demand CE

The Role of Nutrigenomics in the Chemoprevention of Colorectal Cancer

Feb 12, 2013 3:00pm ‐ Feb 12, 2013 4:30pm

Credits: None available.


Lecture of the Month CE Activity Overall Goal:This CE activity serves to promote the process of life-long learning for physicians, dietitians, pharmacists, and nurses who specialize in the sciences of clinical nutrition and metabolism.

Goal and Target Audience:This educational activity is directed toward clinical nutrition and metabolism professionals and others who wish to update their knowledge of clinical nutrition and metabolism. By participating in this educational activity, the reader may expect to:

  • Acquire knowledge in the area of clinical nutrition and metabolism research
  • Update or confirm your understanding of appropriate clinical nutrition and metabolism practices.
  • Identify further learning needs as they relate to the subject matter.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss the role of diet for chemoprevention of colon cancer
  2. Provide specific evidence-based dietary supplement recommendations for patients to promote colorectal cancer risk reduction
  3. Describe metabolic pathways where dietary components may alter gene expression and modulate the risk of developing colorectal cancer

Speaker Credentials and Affiliations:Mary Marian, MS, RD, CSOClinical Dietitian and Lecturer University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson, AZ John Milner, PhD Director United States Department of Agriculture/Agriculture Research Service, Beltsville, MD

Gerard Mullin, MD Director of Integrative Nutrition Services and CAM Division of Gastroenterology Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

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Commercial Relationships Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest (COI) of Faculty

Gerard Mullin: Abbott Labs, Consulting Fee, Consulting/ Prometheus Labs, Honoraria, Advisory Board, Conflict resolved through altering the topic so that it does not include practice recommendations, but addresses only the evidence-based science. Mary Marian: Abbott Nutrition, Honoraria, Speakers Bureau, Conflict resolved through altering the topic so that it does not include practice recommendations, but addresses only the evidence-based science.

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  • Mary Marian, DCN, RDN, CSO, FAND, FASPEN, Assistant Professor of Practice; Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • John Milner, PhD
  • Gerard E. Mullin, MD, CNSP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Integrative GI Nutrition Services, Director of Capsule Endoscopy, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


Credits: None available.

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