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ABCD is a Sponsor of Free Survivorship Forum June 6th!

Third Annual Survivorship Forum Helps Cancer Patients,

Loved Ones and Healthcare Professionals Work as a Team

June 6th event is sponsored in part by ABCD

ABCD is proud to collaborate with others committed to survivorship journeys for cancer patients and their loved ones.  June 6th, healthcare professionals, cancer patient survivors and their loved one co-survivors, as well as cancer support professionals will come together for the third annual Survivorship Forum.  The event is organized by the Wisconsin Cancer Control Council.

Previous Forums were held in Madison and Marshfield.  This year, Marquette University’s College of Nursing generously hosts the event on its campus in Milwaukee.  Check-in begins at 8:00 am and the event concludes at 3:15pm.  Meals are included.

The event is free but advance registration is required and capacity is limited.  Do not hesitate to visit http://www.wicancer.org/forum2012.cfm for more information and to register yourself and others today!

ABCD has been part of the Council’s survivorship work for years and is pleased to be part of bringing this event to Milwaukee.  ABCD Board Vice President and breast cancer survivor, Theresa Reagan is this year’s Forum planning team chair.  Theresa is also Executive Director of Stillwaters Cancer Support Center in Waukesha.

Developed by the Forum’s leadership planning team and the members of the Milwaukee Regional Cancer Control Network, the Forum this year includes learning tracks for survivors and health care professionals, as well opportunities for collaborative dialogue.  Sample session topics include:  Survivorship Care Planning, Long-term Effects of Treatment, Equipping Primary Care Providers to Handle Survivors’ Health Needs, Sexuality and Cancer, and Spirituality and Cancer Across Cultures.

The Morning Keynote will be delivered by Jennifer Klemp, PhD, MHP, of the Breast Cancer Survivorship Center, University of Kansas Medical Center.

Please join us and help spread the word.

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