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EXPOSIUM 2017

“OVARIAN CANCER EXPOSED”
September 23, 2017
Medical Education Centre
Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
St. John’s, NL
 
 
 
This Symposium is in Partnership with the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Cancer Care Program, Eastern Health
 
CONFERENCE GOALS:
 
The conference will seek to enhance the knowledge and understanding of ovarian cancer screening and cancer lingo, discuss how genetics plays an important role, recognize the importance of healthcare professionals and patient care navigators in supporting the patient, hear from a survivor and share experiences, identify the most recent advances in the field of ovarian cancer research and hope for the future.
 
We invite you to join us and share your experience as we EXPOSE the facts, risks, signs and symptoms of Ovarian Cancer and discuss the importance of screening, genetics, coping, recurrence, relationships and meditation.
 
TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:
 
What is Ovarian Cancer?
 
Cancer lingo – Demystifying the Language of Cancer
 
Genetics of Ovarian Cancer:  A Newfoundland Perspective
 
Advances in Research and Hope for the Future
 
 
SPEAKERS TO INCLUDE:
 
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Professor, Discipline of Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University,
A Dietician,  A Cancer Care Navigator, A Psychologist, A Pharmacist,  A Patient, just to name a few.
 
$25.00 per person (taxes included) - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Lunch and Breaks provided
 
 
Registration information to follow soon!!! – Limited space available

 

 

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