Oncology

Fifth State of the Science Cancer Survivorship Research Across Texas


Thursday, February 16, 2017 | 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Add to Calendar

When
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
7 a.m.–5 p.m.

Where
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Duncan Building (CPB)
Floor 8, Rooms 1-8
1155 Pressler St.
Houston, TX 77030

Target Audience

  • Researchers
  • Physician-Scientists – across many clinical specialties
  • Advanced-Level Providers
  • Health care system leaders
  • Trainees, fellows, and undergraduate students
  • Health care professionals of all disciplines interestedin the current and future benefits of mobile health technology

Educational Information

  • Provide trends, opportunities, or challenges posed by survivorship science to improve outcomes oflong-term cancer survivors
  • Assimilate and translate new research findings to improve providers’ practice and survivors’ quality of life
  • Extend knowledge and competence of providers and researchers in advancing cancer survivorship research
  • Demonstrate appropriate multidisciplinary collaboration for research studies that will ensure delivery of evidence-based practice and care for cancer survivors
  • Identify directions for future research to promote safe and high quality survivorship care related to lateeffects, psychosocial function, surveillance, and prevention

Conference Highlights

  • Only full-day statewide conference addressing survivorship research
  • Presentations of the latest advances in survivorship research with a strong focus on new interventions, and methodology
  • Sessions on decision-making in fertility preservation, PTSD in cancer survivors, use of a mobile unit to deliver survivorship care, and impact of chronic disabilities on cancer survivors
  • Highly dynamic interactive breakout sessions to examine and discuss cutting-edge research in diverse areas of survivorship Renowned faculty of interdisciplinary specialists will present the latest in research and outcomes from a survivorship science perspective
  • Multiple networking opportunities

Registration
Physicians: $50.00
Healthcare (nurses, social work, PAs): $25.00
Non-physician Researchers (PhD) $25.00
Students, Trainees, MD Anderson Faculty/Staff or individuals submitting an abstract: Exempt

For more information and registration, visit: https://www.mdanderson.org/education-training/professional-education/cme-conference-management/conferences/fifth-state-of-the-science-cancer-survivorship-research-symposiu.html


Location

The University of Texas MD anderson Cancer Center

1155 Pressler St.
Houston, TX 77030

Contact

Coni Tierney

713-745-0432