The Northwest Cancer Patient Summits are free patient education programs designed to help cancer patients and their caregivers understand various aspects of managing their cancer. These reoccurring forums feature live-interactive lecturers and panel discussions. Various cancer related topics are discussed, including cancer treatments, cancer prevention, management of side-effects, disease- or treatment-specific education, and other topics that help cancer patients make informed healthcare decisions and that help improve the quality of life of cancer patients.
AGENDA - The 5th NWCS
12:30- 13:00 - Registration and Networking
13:00 - 13:30 - Managing side effects of immunotherapy
13:30 - 14:00 - Sexual aftermath of cancer
14:00 - 14:15 - Break
14:15 - 14:45 - Marijuana for management of side effects of cancer therapy
14:45 - 15:15 - Complementary therapy in cancer management
15:15 - 15:30 - Break
15:30 - 16:00 - Discussions
16:00 - Adjourn
The next NWCS will be held at the PeaceHealth Health Education Center on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 from 1 PM to 4 PM. Registration begins at 12:30 PM.
Thank you to our sponsors for the 5th Northwest Cancer Patient Summit:
Puma, Pfizer, TevaBronze
AstraZeneca, Seattle Genetics, Tesaro
We invite non-profits, local businesses, industry representatives, and others interested in cancer care to support this cancer patient education program as a sponsor, exhibitor, or partner. Sponsorship helps us to keep this event free for the community.There are various levels of sponsorship & exhibit opportunities available. Please email [email protected] with your inquiries about sponsorship and exhibition.