|September 22, 2018. Registration deadline is Sep 19, 2018. If you have registered, you need not register again. No cost to participate. Open to the public. REGISTER (note the date change to Sep 22)
The proposed panel discussion at the Chai & Just Chat is designed to offer perspectives on childhood cancer, strategies to work as a multidisciplinary global team to conquer pediatric cancer. Experts from academia, healthcare industry, clinicians, caregivers, survivors, complementary therapists will further discuss survivorship, valuable community programs, translational research, policies & access issues and challenges faced by the families and appropriate follow up care.
September Chai and Just Chat is held in collaboration with Access Life America. Access Life America is a non-profit organization helping children and their families globally by providing hygienic accommodation in their battle against cancer. Additionally, participate in the auctioning of paintings by the Access Life America children artists.
The power of public dialogue between subject matter experts, scientists, physicians and survivors will address cutting edge cancer research and community resources available to create a support system for survivors’ wellbeing.
What’s in it for you:
After the Chai & Just Chat, it is anticipated that we will accomplish the following:
Findings, conclusions and action plans resulting from our Chai & Just Chat will help broader understanding of challenges for family and healthcare providers managing childhood cancer but also provide collective support, networking and collaborative advocacy opportunities for shared global initiatives.
- Define key knowledge and gaps regarding patient/ family education newly diagnosed childhood cancer patients.
- Best practices for patient/family education in childhood cancer
- Principles of patient- and family-centered care
- Different treatment modalities and outcome in the pediatric setting