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2024 Midwest Lung Cancer Summit

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT

Saturday, September 28, 2024 – Minneapolis Sheraton West

 

The 2024 Midwest Lung Cancer Summit for patients, survivors, and caregivers is a one-day Saturday event offering classroom-style education about lung cancer, patient resources and tools to improve the journey, access to lung cancer experts, meals, massages, and networking opportunities for people living with lung cancer. While we encourage in-person attendance to give you access to experts, other survivors, and resources, this event is also offered virtually.

The Summit focuses on offering educational resources that have the power to improve quality of life and health outcomes. Scholarships are available to offset the $50 registration fee by emailing .

 

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS!

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2024 Midwest Lung Cancer Summit Itinerary (*subject to change)

Morning Keynote (9 a.m.)

Advancements & Discoveries Like Never Before – Joe Leach, MD, Allina Health

 

Breakout Session #1 (10 a.m.)

Managing Pain & Side Effects – Bobby Anderson, APRN, CNP, DNP, Mayo Clinic 

Why Everyone Needs a Lawyer on Their Cancer Care Team – Lindy Yokanovich, J.D., Executive Director of Cancer Legal Care

Physical Activities to Improve the Cancer Journey – Clare Poulose RN, MSN, Cancer Exercise Specialist and Russ Davies

 

Breakout Session #2 (11 a.m.)

Managing Pain & Side Effects – Bobby Anderson, APRN, CNP, DNP, Mayo Clinic 

Nutrition and Diet to Reduce Suffering –  Lexy Zimmerman, RDN, LD 

Care for the Caregiver – Allison Breininger, MA, Creator of The Negative Space

 

Lunch and Afternoon Keynote (12 p.m.)

Alison Crowley, C-IAYT, Certified Yoga Therapist

 

Breakout Session #3 (1:15 p.m.)

Laughter is the Best Medicine – Steve Buechler, PhD, Retired Professor of Sociology, Survivor

Finding Hope and Resilience through Your Spirituality – Frank Bennett, PhD, MDiv, Chaplain

Mutations and Biomarkers – Manish Patel, DO, Associate Professor of Medicine

 

Breakout Session #4 (2:15 p.m.)

Laughter is the Best Medicine – Steve Buechler, PhD, Retired Professor of Sociology, Survivor

Living Well, Dying Well – Frank Bennett, PhD, MDiv, Chaplain and Susan O’Conner-Von, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, FNAP, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota

Essential Oils and other Tools that Lead to Improved Quality of Life – Speaker TBD

 

Joseph LeachMorning Keynote Speaker

Joe Leach, MD – “Advancements and Discoveries Like Never Before!”

 

 

 

 

 

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Date:
September 28
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT
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