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:

Beyond the Cure Suvivorship Conference
Saturday, April 21, 2018
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Sponsored by The National Children’s Cancer Society
HealthWorks Kids’ Museum
1100 Macklind Ave. 
St. Louis, MO. 63110
Contact: Stephanie Diekemper

Celebration of Survivors
Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Center of Science and Industry
333 W. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Contact: Connie Hieatt: 614-722-3620

11th Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference
Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota
200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Contact: Lissa Martinez Huebner:

Survivor’s Family Education Night (LITE Night)
Friday, June 22, 2018
5:30 –  8:30 p.m.
Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center
178 Ryder Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Contact: Sue Stephens: 732-235-8867 or

Gold Hero Bash
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Seminar: 4:15-5:30 pm
Party: 5:30-8:00pm
Lutheran Children’s HospitalSouth Lobby
7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Contact Information: Michelle Hoffman,

Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters
Cancer Survivor’s Day
Sunday, September 16, 2018
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Bayville Farms Park
Virginia Beach, VA
Contact: Karen Watkins
757-668-9475 or
757-668-9578 or

Survivorship Conference
Friday, October 19, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University
Contact: Dr. Madhu Gowda: 804-828-6455 or

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