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After Ringing the Bell: A Cancer Survivorship Conference presented by Sussex County Survivorship Co.

Date: January 17, 2013

Time: 8:00

Location: Atlantic Sands Hotel, 101 N. Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Details:

Join DBCC at “After Ringing the Bell: A Cancer Survivorship Conference.” Offered at no cost, this conference is intended for cancer survivors and healthcare professionals. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Seating is limited so please register by January 11, 2013. For more information or to register please contact Jo Allegro-Smith via email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call 302-645-9150.

Download the event flyer here.

The day’s speakers and topics:

Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS
Johns Hopkins Breast Center and Survivorship Programs
Topic: Survivorship Care Plans

Sage Bolte, PhD
Inova Health System Life with Cancer Program
Topic: Sexuality and Survivorship

Judy Pierson, EdD
Licensed Psychologist, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Topic: Your Best Life After Cancer

Clare Wilson, RN, MS
Tunnell Cancer Center Cancer Care Navigator, Certified Well Coach
Topic: Mindful Living

Conference objectives (CEU’s provided to healthcare professionals):
- Identify tools and tips on the transition from patient to survivor
- Identify core components of a survivor care plan
- Identify physical consequences of long term and late effects of treatment
- Recognize post treatment emotional concerns
- Describe the integration of mind-body medicine in cancer survivorship care

The Sussex County Survivorship Coalition was formed in July 2011 to coordinate efforts the variety of local organizations traditionally provide to support cancer survivors. The Coalition has grown and includes: Tunnell Cancer Center of Beebe Medical Center; Nanticoke Cancer Care Center of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital; Cancer Support Community- Delaware (formerly The Wellness Community Delaware); Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition; American Cancer Society; Leukemia-Lymphoma Society; Cancer Care Connection; and Susan G. Komen for the Cure Philadelphia Affiliate.