Living with & Overcoming My Cancer: Patient Symposium

Living with & Overcoming My Cancer: Patient Symposium

Mon, Oct 19 to Wed, Oct 21
8:00am to 4:45pm PT


A Mayo Clinic Symposium for Patients and Their Loved Ones

Join us for a virtual patient-centered symposium that provides comprehensive information on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer through 1 hour and 15 minute disease specific breakout sessions.

This year's symposium will offer a multi-faceted approach to provide information from a variety of well-respected speakers through live Q&A disease specific breakout sessions, as well as a resource library of videos focusing on topics and strategies to promote healing and survivorship for cancer patients.

To Register:

  • Visit the ARZ Living with Cancer Registration page and create an account
  • Please note: you will receive the link to the sessions you register for 48 hours prior to your session

Schedule & Speakers:

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Day 1 – October 19th Presenters
8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Breast Cancer Session Brenda J. Ernst, M.D.
Patricia A. Cronin, M.D.
Lisa A. McGee, M.D.
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Q&A for Spanish Speaking Patients Miguel Gonzalez-Velez, M.D.
Rafael Fonseca, M.D.
Cecilia Y. Arana Yi, M.D.
10:45 a.m. – 12:00p.m. Prostate Cancer Session Alan H. Bryce, M.D.
Cassandra N. Moore, M.D.
12:15 - 1:30 p.m. Neuroendocrine Session  Mohamad (Bassam) Sonbol, M.D.
2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Central Nervous System Cancer Session Sujay A. Vora, M.D.
Alyx B. Porter, M.D.
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Lung Cancer Session Samine Ravanbakhsh, M.D.
Terence T. Sio, M.D.
Ernani Vinicius, M.D.
Day 2 – October 20th Presenters
8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Colorectal Cancer Session David A. Etzioni, M.D.
Terence T. Sio, M.D.
Daniel Ahn, D.O.
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Q&A Younger with Cancer (ages 18-39) Melody A. Griffith, M.S.W., L.M.S.W.
Jodi Ciuk
11:00 – 12:15 p.m. Lymphoma Session Allison C. Rosenthal, D.O.
William G. Rule, M.D.
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Pancreatic and Hepatobiliary Cancer Session Jonathan B. Ashman, M.D.
Daniel Ahn, D.O.
2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Sarcoma Session Krista Goulding, M.D., Ph.D.
Jonathan B. Ashman, M.D.
Mahesh Seetharam, M.D.
Alanna M. Rebecca, M.D.
Day 3 – October 21st Presenters
8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Kidney, Bladder and Testicular Cancer Session Mark D. Tyson, II, M.D., MPH
Parminder Singh, M.D.
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Q&A for African Americans Alan H. Bryce, M.D.
Cassandra N. Moore, M.D.
Alyx B. Porter, M.D.
11:00 – 12:15 p.m. Melanoma/Skin Cancer Session Mahesh Seetharam, M.D.
Nabil Wasif, M.D.
Samir Patel, M.D.
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS)
Myeloproliferative Neoplasm (MPN)
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
Jeanne M. Palmer, M.D.
Cecilia Arana Yi, M.D.
2:00 – 3:15 p.m. Gastric and Esophageal Cancer Session Mohamad (Bassam) Sonbol, M.D.
Jonathan B. Ashman, M.D.
3:30 - 4:45 p.m. Myeloma Session Jeremy T. Larsen, M.D.


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