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Lurie Cancer Center Learning Series

Survive & Thrive: Gynecologic Cancer Patient and Caregiver Program

On Saturday, October 16, the Lurie Cancer Center will host Survive & Thrive, a virtual interactive course for women living with gynecologic cancer--past or present--or those at increased risk of developing the disease, along with their families and caregivers. This course will provide current information, valuable resources, access to experts in the field, and an opportunity to connect with others in the cancer community in a warm and supportive environment.

Register now for October 16


Saturday, October 16, 2021

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Central Time

Virtual Event | Zoom Meeting

Register Agenda


Integrative Medicine for Gynecologic Cancers
Alok Pant, MD
Alok Pant

Creating Space for Joy & Hope:
Utilizing Social Support and Community Resources

Mandi Buss, LCSW
Mandi Buss

Have No Fear, Hope is Here –
Sexual Health after Gynecologic Cancer

Traci Kurtzer, MD
Rajal Patel, MD
Traci KurtzerRajal Patel

Question and Answer Session: Dr. Alok Pant, Mandi Buss, Dr. Rajal Patel, and Dr. Traci Kurtzer
Moderated by Mary Callaghan, RN, APRN, AOCNS
Mary Callaghan

Gynecologic Cancer Patient Panel
Moderated by Nicole Tasker, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Nicole Tasker

Breakout Sessions:

Food First-Nutrition During Treatment and Survivorship
Caitlyn Leiva, MS, RDN, CSO, LDN
Moderated by Desiree West, RN-MSN
Caitlyn Leiva

Maintaining Emotional Health After a Gynecologic Cancer Diagnosis
Timothy Pearman, PhD, ABPP
Moderated by Drucella Stingley, RN
Tim Pearman

La Genética y los Cánceres Ginecológicos
Dario Roque, MD
Moderated by Catalina Delgado, MPH
Dario Roque

Updates in Ovarian Cancer Treatment
Daniela Matei, MD
Edward Tanner, MD, MBA
Karen Novak, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC
Moderated by Allison Saiz, MD, MS
Daniela MateiEdward TannerKaren Novak

Immunotherapy in Endometrial Cancer: Expanding Horizons
Emily Hinchcliff, MD, MPH
Raanan Alter, MD
Nancy J Anderson, RN, MSN, ANP-BC
Moderated by Mary Towner, MD
Emily HinchcliffRaanan AlterNancy Anderson

Discussions on Cervical, Vaginal and Vulvar Cancer
Dario Roque, MD
Eric Donnelly, MD
Jonathan B. Strauss, MD, MBA
Patricia Kaye, MSN, APN, WHNP-BC
Moderated by Allison Grubbs, MD
Dario RoqueEric DonnellyJonathan StraussPatricia Kaye

Presentations from the 2017 and 2019 events are available.

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