Nov 12

Day 2 Sponsored by Amgen

Genetics Don’t Lie

Your genetic make-up and the genetic make-up of your cancer are the biggest determinants of cancer risk, the treatment you receive, and the effectiveness of that treatment. It has never been more important to understand the role that genetics plays in cancer diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. In this session, a panel of experts will answer your questions and explain the different ways genetics plays a factor in cancer in a patient-friendly way. We will leave this session with a better understanding of the impact of genetics in cancer and what it means for you and your family.


I’m Metastatic, Now What?

Stage IV or metastatic cancer patients live with their disease, stuck in a time where they can’t celebrate the “survivorship” part of a cancer timeline. In this session, we will hear from folks with years of experience in the metastatic cancer community. We will leave this session with a greater understanding of how to interact with metastatic cancer patients in a way they want you to.


Unmasking The Cancer Experience: What COVID Means for Cancer Patients

Masks. Susceptibility to viruses. Cancer survivors have lived through their traumatic times of health vulnerability. Now - throw a global pandemic layer on top of that. In this session, we will learn how cancer survivors should navigate the world with a virus that is not likely to disappear. We will leave this session with actionable tips cancer survivors and caregivers can utilize in their own lives to maintain a state of health well-being.


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