Ilene Comeras Lattimer, BSN, RN, OCN, CCRC

Ilene Comeras Lattimer, BSN, RN, OCN, CCRC

Clinical Research Specialist Nurse in Clinical Cancer Genetics

Family history of Hereditary Colon Cancer (Lynch Syndrome)

Many family members with colon cancer

Registered Nurse for 42 years (30 + in Oncology).  Oncology certified 20 years.

ACRP (Association of Clinical Research Professionals) Certified Clinical Research Certification since 2006

Presently working as a Clinical Research Specialist Nurse in Clinical Cancer Genetics x 15 years.

Experienced with Hematology Oncology Phase I, II, and III clinical trials.

Has spoken to public and nursing audiences regarding cancer awareness and prevention, basic Oncology and Chemotherapy, and cancer genetics as well as interact daily with patients, nurses, oncologists, surgeons and genetic counselors to appreciate their informational needs with regard to care of all cancer patients and nurses. Past presenter at ONS Congress, CCONS spring conference, and chapter meetings, ONS Chemo/Biotherapy Course, and OCN review course program.

Published as coauthor/contributor in several medical professional journals.