Medical Cannabis and Cancer: What You Need to Know

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Medical Cannabis and Cancer: What You Need to Know
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Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center Lecture Series

Cannabis has a long history of medical use – dating back to ancient Egypt and 1st century China. Many people hear about the potential benefits of using cannabis during and after cancer treatment. Join us to learn about medical cannabis including potential benefits, adverse effects, modes of use and other important considerations.

Reservations required. To RSVP, please call (805) 879-5698 or email events@ridleytreecc.org.

This lecture will be offered on February 22 and February 23. Please sign up for one day only.

Doors open at 9:30 am. Free parking is available at the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center, 540 W. Pueblo St. Please note that valet parking will not be available.

Ofreceremos interpretación al español. Si desea reservar auriculares, por favor llame al (805) 563-5802.

About the Speakers

Kelay Trentham is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and a Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition. She has spent the last 14 of her 21 years as a dietitian working as an oncology nutrition specialist, starting with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance in 2004. In 2007, she came to MultiCare and began developing outpatient nutrition services for MultiCare Regional Cancer Center’s four clinics. Kelay is also a past-chair of the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has authored chapters on palliative care nutrition for two textbooks and has lectured for the University of Washington’s graduate nutrition program. In addition, Kelay has been lecturing and writing about the use of cannabis for cancer symptom management since 2015.

Liz Rogan has been assisting cannabis business owners and educating the public about the use of cannabis for the past 15 years. She has been a liaison between government, community and cannabis business owners helping to create local cannabis regulations. Liz approaches the industry from a natural sciences background with a bachelor’s degree in biology & botany. During her studies, she became intrigued with the relationship between plants and people. Doctors and patients consult with Liz on customizing cannabis treatment programs for various health problems that could benefit from the use of cannabis. Liz prides herself on being on the cutting edge of the newest cannabis products, regulations and industry trends.

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HEALTH
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