Dr. Tim Lopez
Los Alamos’s new oncologist Dr. Tim Lopez will be the featured speaker Monday, Oct. 15 at the annual Los Alamos Council on Cancer lecture.
Dr. Lopez will discuss “New Directions in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatments: Precision Medicine” at the First Baptist Church.
The lecture is designed to cover material the general public will understand, while at the same time going into sufficient depth to provide continuing education for nurses and allied professionals.
The evening begins with a light dinner, served 5:15-6 p.m., and the lecture begins at 6 p.m. followed by a question-and-answer session. Topics include precision medicine and the challenges and limitations of current molecular diagnostic techniques, the history of systemic cancer treatments, and challenges and opportunities for the future.
The lecture considers practical applications of precision medicine in treatment for Pancreatic Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer and Lymphoproliferative disorders.
Dr. Lopez is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Hematology, and Medical Oncology. He is in private practice at Northern New Mexico Cancer Center in Suite 225 at the Los Alamos Medical Center, 3917 West Road.
The lecture is free; however, reservations are required for the presentation, which includes a complimentary light dinner.
Register online at www.LosAlamosCouncilOnCancer.org or by calling the Los Alamos Cooperative Extension Service at 505.662.2625. Reservations are accepted until Oct. 10.