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Great Plains Metastatic Breast Cancer Symposium

FRIDAY, TBD, 2020
ROOM
5:30-7:00
Social Gathering – Check-in and enjoy drinks and appetizers while getting to know one another
Courtyard in Aksarben Village
SATURDAY, TBD, 2020
8:00-8:30
Registration & Resource Expo
Lobby/Holling
8:30-8:40
Opening Remarks
Holling
8:40-9:25
Keynote Speaker,
Danny R. Welch, Ph.D., Kansas University Medical Center – Cutting edge research/growth of Metastatic Cancer
Holling
9:30-10:15

General Breakouts

  • Patient Advocate
  • Newly diagnosed vs. 1+ living with Metastatic Cancer
  • Caring for Caregivers, Stephanie Koraleski, Ph.D. & Tom Owens, Co-Survivor
Holling
Deaconess
Dundee
10:15-10:30
Break & Resource Expo
Holling
10:45-11:30
Keynote Speaker, Sponsored by Genentech
Nora Disis, M.D., University of Washington –  Immunotherapy
Holling
11:30-12:30
Lunch (boxed lunch)
12:00-1:00

Integrative Therapies Breakout

  • Yoga/Tai Chi/Meditation, Rhonda Wise, RN, MSN, OCN, RYT200
    • Listening to the body while honoring its wisdom.  There is beauty, strength, and purpose in everybody and all levels of students are welcome to a safe, nurturing space for exploration, openness, kindness and love.
  • Acupuncture, Maureen Feeney, RN, BSN | River Point Acupuncture
    • Learn about the origins of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and how it assists in the healing process of people with cancer.  A demonstrate the TCM modalities of needling, cupping and Gua Sha.
  • Reiki, Lori Buckley, OTR/L, CLT | Natural Therapy
    • A holistic healing modality, empowering yourself by opening your mind to the potential of inviting peace and harmony in your thrivership. Reiki improves mental clarity, reduce anxiety, manage pain, remove emotional blockages and decreases tension and depression
  • Palliative Care, Kim Bland, DNP, APRN-NP, AOCN | Methodist Health System
    • Get an overview of what palliative care really is and how the care team helps patients and families. The focus will be on understanding quality of life, what your care team does to help patients and families understand what’s important to them, and how they then can make better medical decisions.
TBD
1:00-2:00

Breast Cancer Breakouts – Treatment Options/Clinical Trials

  • HER2 Positive, Jairam Krishnamurthy, M.D. | UNMC
  • ER Positive, Mary Huerter Wells, M.D. | NE Cancer Specialist
  • Triple Negative, Joel Michalski, M.D., Ph.D. | NE Cancer Specialist
TBD
2:00-2:15
Break & Resource Expo
Holling
2:15-3:30

Panel with Q & A

  • Danny R. Welch, Ph.D. | Kansas University Medical Center
  • Nora Disis, M.D. | University of Washington
  • Jami Tran-Balk, RD, CSO, LMNT | Methodist Health System
  • Wendy Buchholz, OTR/L, CLT-LANA | Methodist Health System
  • Hadi Zahra, M.D. | CHI
  • Lori Wingerter, MA, LIMHP, NBCC, LPC | NE Cancer Specialists
Holling
3:35-4:00
Closing Remarks

 

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