Links to studies, manuscripts, local resources
In 2018 the CDC published a paper on geographic variation in pediatric cancer incidence that highlighted New Hampshire’s high incidence of childhood cancer:
Siegel DA, Li J, Henley SJ, Wilson RJ, Lunsford NB, Tai E, Van Dyne EA. Geographic Variation in Pediatric Cancer Incidence – United States, 2003-2014. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2018 Jun 29;67(25):707-713. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6725a2. PMID: 29953430; PMCID: PMC6023185.
NH State Cancer Registry: https://geiselmed.dartmouth.edu/nhscr/
DH Department of Health and Human Services: https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/index.htm
NH Ground Water Trust: https://www4.des.state.nh.us/nh-dwg-trust/
NH Department of Environmental Services: https://www.des.nh.gov/
Norris Cotton Cancer Center: https://cancer.dartmouth.edu/
Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth: https://www.chadkids.org/
Continuing education credits are available for physicians (CME), nurses (CNE), and cancer registrars (CE).
Cancer Registrars (CE) certificates will be distributed via email after the conference. CE’s are not available for viewing the conference recording.
At the conclusion of this learning activity, (at least 75% of) participants will be able to discuss current issues regarding environmental causes of childhood cancer in NH including proposed best practice in offering child and family support.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the State of New Hampshire. Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nursing Continuing Education Council is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This educational activity carries 7.25 contact hours.