Midwest Lung Cancer Summit, hosted by A Breath of Hope Lung Foundation, is a one-day lung cancer summit planned by and for lung cancer survivors and caregivers.
Make new friends who know what it’s like to live with lung cancer. Find others who share your diagnosis and understand the emotional and physical challenges. Fill in the learning gaps on subjects you want to learn about.
Join us Saturday, November 17 at the Minneapolis Airport Marriott, located near the Mall of America, as we continue to build a community that cares, shares and nurtures one another to improve, prolong and save lives.
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Finding Hope Together provides education and resources to lighten the burden of cancer for patients and caregivers. Led by oncologists, researchers, nurses, and other healthcare professionals, topics will include new research findings, updates on treatments and clinical trials, nutrition, emotional self-care, separate self-care training and education for patients and caregivers, and numerous educational sessions focused on living with lung cancer. The $50 fee includes a networking breakfast, lunch, happy hour and all classroom materials.
Summit participants will walk away with real tools and new resources to help as they and their loved ones continue living with lung cancer.
8:15 am: Keynote Speaker Shanda H. Blackmon, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, Associate Professor, Thoracic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic: Thinking to the Future in Lung Cancer Treatment and Surgery
12:30 pm: Keynote Speaker Jeffrey Kendall, PsyD, LP, Director, Oncology Support Services, University of Minnesota: Resilience & Hope in Cancer Survivors and Caregivers
Breakout Session Topics:
Clinical Trials, Legal Aid, Grief & Loss, Nutrition, Side Effects, Faith, Fitness, Palliative Care/Managing Side Effects, Essential Oils, Massage Therapy, etc.
3:30 pm: Expert Panel, Q & A for summit attendees
4:30 pm: Happy Hour and Survivor Networking
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