Cancer Survivorship Conference Sept. 27-28
Network - Spring 2013
Anderson Network's 25th annual Cancer Survivorship Conference is Sept. 27-28 at the Omni Houston Hotel Westside.
Keynote speaker is cancer physician and researcher Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D., author of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning "The Emperor of All Maladies."
Thanks to MD Anderson, sponsors and individual donors, the cost of the conference is just $60 for early registrants, which includes all meals, activities and self-parking.
Registration is available online until Sept. 16. After that, participants may pay $70 at the door on the day of the conference.
Speakers, breakout sessions, medical panel
The conference includes nearly two dozen informative breakout sessions, including:
- bone health in cancer survivors,
- physical activity and exercise for cancer survivors,
- fertility and young adult survivors,
- anxiety and depression in cancer patients, and
- cancer-treatment-related cognitive issues.
Members of the popular medical panel will present an overview of their research and answer questions from the audience. They include Ronald DePinho, M.D., president of MD Anderson; Jeffrey Gershenwald, M.D., professor in the Department of Surgical Oncology; and Michael Keating, M.D., professor in the Department of Leukemia.