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Regional Conferences

The National Children's Cancer Society's Beyond the Cure Survivorship Program provides funding to hospitals across the U.S. to host survivorship conferences in their local community. These conferences are designed to educate childhood cancer survivors and their families on the many issues regarding survivorship including how to advocate for their special needs.

Upcoming conferences:

Lutheran Children's Survivorship Conference
Saturday, March 4, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lutheran Hospital Cancer Center Conference Room
7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN, 46804
Contact: Michelle Hoffman
260-435-2501 or manoffman@lhn.net

Beyond the Cure Suvivorship Conference/ Health Fair
Saturday, April 8, 2017
10 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Sponsored by The National Children's Cancer Society
At the City Museum, The Vault Room
750 North 16th Street
St. Louis, MO. 63103
Contact: Stephanie Diekemper
314-446-5219
sdiekemper@thenccs.org

Spring Event at Funtasticks
Saturday, April 15, 2017
4:00 p.m.  – 8:30 p.m.
221 E Wetmore Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705
Sponsored by Banner Children's Diamond Children's Medical Center
Tuscon, AZ
Contact: Lucy Pelayo-katsanis
520-694-3340 or Luz.Pelayo-Katsanis@bannerhealth.com

11th Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference
Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota
200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Contact: Allie Ochoa
ocho0038@umn.edu

Retain Your Brain Survivorship Conference
Saturday, May 20, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Brickhouse Auditorium
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507
Contact: Karen Watkins
757-668-9475 or karen.watkins@chkd.org
757-668-9578 or whitney.stock@chkd.org

Putting the Pieces of the Puzzle Together: Survivorship and Transition
Friday, June 16, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center
178 Ryder Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Contact: Sue Stephens
732-235-8867 or stephesu@cinj.rutgers.edu

Fall Event at Children's Museum
Saturday, September 30, 2017
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
200 S 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
Sponsored by Banner Children's Diamond Children’s Medical Center
Tucson, AZ
Contact: Lucy Pelayo-katsanis
520-694-3340 or Luz.Pelayo-Katsanis@bannerhealth.com