Speaker Bureau Topics
Texas Oncology physicians can speak on a variety of topics. Exact topics are determined depending on your organization’s interests and the speaker’s expertise. Texas Oncology will work to match your desired topic to the most appropriate speaker available for your location and date.
Cancer Screenings for Men and Women
Detecting cancer early is one of the best things people can do to protect their health – this talk highlights the importance of cancer screenings for men and women and provides the audience with the various ages at which they should seek certain screenings.
Genetic Testing for Cancer
Patients now have the opportunity to find out if they carry specific hereditary genes and an increased risk for cancer. In particular, women who have a family history of breast cancer have taken advantage of Texas Oncology’s ability to test their patients for cancer prior to development. This talk would discuss the advantages of genetic testing and the courses of action available to patients following the testing.
Don’t Let Cancer Be Your Legacy
Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Hispanic men, and accounting for differences for age and stage, Hispanic men are more likely to die from prostate cancer than white men. However, when caught early or before the cancer spreads beyond the prostate, patients have a better than 90 percent survival rate at five years. For most Hispanic men, family comes first, and they may not pay attention to their health until it threatens their ability to provide for their families. Learn how awareness and education are key to preventing this disease and helping men protect their health.
Latest Trends in Cancer Care
The fight against cancer is constantly evolving and changing with advancements in treatments and technology. Learn about the latest advancements in technology and research, supportive tools to make living with cancer easier for patients and their caregivers, and how Texas Oncology is serving patients with cancer right in your own community.
The Top 10 Things I’ve Learned as an Oncologist
This talk highlights what patients, family, and friends should know about having cancer or supporting a loved one who does. A Texas Oncology physician will give an insider’s perspective on what it’s like to treat cancer patients – the highs and the lows – and what all patients and their families should know going into the experience that they often don’t learn until the end.