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Midwest Young Adult Cancer Conference

Gilda's Club Madison

Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT)

Middleton, WI

Midwest Young Adult Cancer Conference

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This half-day event focuses on life after a cancer diagnosis for some of the 1.4 million young adult cancer survivors in the United States. Young adult cancer survivors face unique challenges, issues and concerns as they navigate life after a cancer diagnosis, no matter what the outcome. This conference will feature engaging workshopsresources, and networking opportunities that will help attendees LiveSurvive and Thrive.

Our Keynote Speaker is Mike Lang, expedition leader, movie producer and cancer survivor. See for more information. 

For more information about the conference, including session descriptions, speaker bios, sponsors, and hotel accommodations visit our website!

Child care is available with notice - indicate your needs on the registration form.


12- 1 - Welcome & Keynote by Mike Lang

1:15 -2:30- Concurrent Sessions

  • Eating your Way Healthy
  • Ebb & Flow: Storytelling for Cancer Survivors 
  • Dating & Relating After Cancer- A Frank Discussion for Single Women *CANCELLED
  • Cancer & Your Career *CANCELLED
  • Parenting with Cancer

2:45 -4 - Concurrent Sessions

  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Sexuality After Cancer
  • For the Long Haul -Long Term Side Effects,  Long Range Follow up
  • Get Moving Fitness

4 - 4:15 - Break & Smoothies

4:15 - 5 - Survivorship Planning

5-7 - Networking Reception




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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Logo

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UW Carbone Cancer Center Logo


Wisconsin Cancer Council Logo


Sponsorship Opportunities Available - More Information >

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Gilda's Club Madison
7907 UW Health Court
Middleton, WI 53562

Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT)

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