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Caring for the Future: Adolescent and Young Adult Symposium

Sponsored by the Michael Kamin Hart Fund (AYA Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Center) and C17 Network, this symposium will aim to highlight new advances in AYA oncology from both researchers and community partners.

Plenary speaker is Dr. Ursula Sansom-Daly.
Navigating Difficult Discussions with Adolescents and Young Adults: Challenges and Opportunities

Keynote speakers are Dr. Rachel Taylor and Dr. Emily Drake:

Dr. Rachel Taylor
Top Tips for Developing an AYA Research Program

Emily Drake
Friend or Foe? Social Media and the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Societal Movement


April 8th
9AM to 5:30PM (EDT)




  • Healthcare providers

  • Trainees

  • Researchers

  • Patients

  • Community organizations

  • Advocacy groups

  • Government

  • Hospital administration

Key topics:

1. TEACH THE DOCTOR: Advanced cancer/palliation, recognize mental health issues in patients, teach key skills/tools to improve care delivery

2. INNOVATION IN AYA ONCOLOGY: harms and benefits of cannabis, supportive therapies, other treatments/services/programs

3. GENERAL CARE AND SURVIVORSHIP: improving all aspects of the cancer journey

You will receive a tax receipt for your registration fee ($25).

For more information and to register, click here.



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