Childhood Cancer Survivor Conference

November 10, 2012

After the Cancer Experience (ACE) Program

ACE Program is the pediatric and young adult survivor program at Children’s Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center. It is designed to provide long-term medical monitoring for child, adolescent and adult survivors of childhood cancer. This nationally recognized program was established in 1989 and is one of only a few long-term follow-up survivor programs in the nation that provides continuous medical care from childhood throughout adulthood within a centralized medical system.

Conference Topics

  1. Update on medical issues of childhood cancer survivors
  2. Psychosocial aspects of childhood cancer survivorship
  3. Personal testimonies of cancer survivorship
  4. Psychosocial support for childhood cancer survivors and their caregivers

Conference Schedule

8-8:30 a.m.Registration and Breakfast
8:30-8:45 a.m.Opening Remarks
Daniel C. Bowers, M.D.
Medical Director of ACE Program
8:45-9:30 a.m.Survivor Testimony
Heather Hubbard
9:30-10:15 a.m.Psychosocial Aspects of Survivorship
Aura Kuperberg, Ph.D., LCSW
10:15-10:30 a.m.Break
10:30-11:30 a.m.Medical Update for Survivors
Daniel C. Bowers, M.D.
11:30-12:30 p.m.Lunch
12:30-1:15 p.m.My Story
1:30-2:15 p.m.Breakout Session

Conference Location

Children’s Medical Center at Legacy in Plano
7609 Preston Rd. (entrance off Hedgcoxe) #2700
Plano, TX 75024

The conference will occur in the Speese Conference Center (located in the Ambulatory Care Pavilion). Please park in the Visitor lot.

Registration Information

Attendees may register by mail or online.

In addition to registering, please like the Children’s Medical Center - Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders on Facebook, then join this event!

Registration Fees

Registration fee is $5 for individual participants or $15 for a family (includes continental breakfast, lunch and the conference).
Financial assistance for registration is available. Please contact the ACE office, 214-456-2948, for additional information.

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