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Minnesota Cancer Alliance Summit 2014

Minnesota Cancer Alliance Summit 2014

Minnesota Cancer Alliance Summit 2014

Cancer Care – Its a Partnership

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 from 8am-5pm at Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington, 3900 American Blvd W, Bloomington, MN 55437. The 2014 Summit will feature a full day meeting, with a mid-day awards luncheon and closing evening reception.

Please join us

Registration is now open. This year’s Summit promises to get people thinking about patient centered care across the cancer continuum, from primary care to oncology care to hospice care. Dr. Julie Silver, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and co-founder of the STAR Program® (Survivorship Training and Rehab) will set the tone for the day as keynote speaker. The Summit also will feature a plenary session led by representatives from across the cancer community. Evidence-based programs and best practices in cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and survivorship will be highlighted in breakout sessions that focus on topics ranging from patient navigation and shared decision-making to clinical trials and palliative careSummit organizers aim to promote ongoing regional partnerships and to create networking opportunities for people interested and passionate about cancer control.

Call for presentations

The Alliance invites medical and public health professionals, community-based organizations, community engaged researchers, and students to submit abstracts for breakout session presentations that address the Summit theme of patient centered care across the cancer continuum. Applications to present at the Summit will be accepted until midnight, September 5, 2014.To submit an application, visit http://www.intrinxec.com/cancersummit/presentation/.

Space is limited

Early bird registration ends September 30th. Scholarships will be available on a first come first served basis and can be requested at registration. To register for the Cancer Summit 2014 please visit http://www.intrinxec.com/cancersummit/registration/ For more information contact: Heather Hirsch at 651-201-3620. The Minnesota Cancer Alliance (MCA) is a coalition of over 100 organizations from diverse backgrounds and disciplines dedicated to reducing the burden of cancer across the continuum from prevention and detection to treatment, survivorship, and end of life care. For more information, visit www.canceralliance.org.