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:

College Night
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Advocate Children's Hospital
6:30 pm
Gatto's in Orland Park
8801 W. 143rd St.
Contact:   Linda Rivard:  708-684-4042;  linda.rivard@advocatehealth.com  or
Deide Fischer: 708-684-5335; deirdre.fischer@advocatehealth.com

Aflac Beyond the Cure Conference 
Saturday, March 7, 2015
8:00 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Scottish Rite - Main Auditorium
1001 Johnson Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30342
Contact: Aflac Cancer Survivor Team:  404-785-1717
Online registration: http://www.choa.org/Childrens-Hospital-Services/Cancer-and-Blood-Disorders/Programs/Cancer-Survivorship/Resources/Beyond-the-Cure

10th Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference
May 2, 2015
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. lunch
University of Minnesota
McNamara Alumni Center
200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Contact: Karim Thomas Sadak, MD:  612-626-2778 

Beyond the Cure Survivorship Conference
Saturday, April 18, 2015
8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sponsored by The National Children's Cancer Society
St. Louis Zoo, The River's Edge
Contact: Stephanie Diekemper:  314-446-5219; sdiekemper@theNCCS.org

Survivor's Day
September 27, 2015
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Children's Museum of Portsmouth
Sponsored by Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters' Inc.
Contact: Karen Watkins757-668-7350; karen.watkins@chkd.org