Workshops and Conferences

9th Annual "I'm Cured...Now What? Conference for Teen and Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer"

This conference is for teens, 17+ and young adult survivors diagnosed before the age of 18, and their parents. The theme for this year's event is "Finding Health and Hope After Treatment." Keynote Speaker is Dr. Karim Sadak, Director of Survivorship, University of Minnesota. This all day conference focuses on long term effects and how to stay healthy, with speakers and break-outs on nutrition, psychological impact and positive growth, mindfulness strategies, resources for college, insurance, dancing for fun and stress relief, and Qi Gong. Eighteen $1000 college scholarships will be awarded at the event for those who apply in advance and attend. Cost is free. Breakfast, lunch and a "Smoothie Workshop" will be provided.

For more information or to register, contact Constance Connor, LCSW at 703-531-1515, constance.connor@inova.org. Click here for the registration form.

      Date:   Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Time:   8:15am-4:30pm
Location:  Life with Cancer Family Center
                 8411 Pennell Street, Fairfax, VA, 22031    Map It
                 www.lifewithcancer.org