The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: February 3, 2002
Date: March 1-3, 2002
Location: Marriot Downtown Courtyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Symposium Web Page: www.CCAlliance.org
Sponsors: Colon Cancer Alliance
Who Should Attend: This event, intended for colorectal cancer survivors, caregivers, friends, family, health care professionals, members of the crc community and advocates.
Conference Objectives: CCA will kick off CRC Awareness Month by providing attendees with the most up-to-date colorectal cancer information in a supportive and empowering atmosphere. Through this exchange of ideas and information, participants will strengthen their crc knowledge and improve their advocacy skills.
Topics: Some of this year's conference sessions include: Future of Prevention, Treatment and Genetics in Colorectal Cancer; CCA's Voices Across America - Bringing CCA's Voice to your community; Nutrition, Coping Tools and many other Survivorship Issues; Clinical Trails; Compassionate Use; and CRC legislation to name just a few.
Conference Agenda: Friday, March 1 - 7 to 9pm Reception Saturday, March 2 - 8am to 5pm Conference Sunday, March 3 - 8am to 5pm
Registration Info: You can register online at www.CCAlliance.org or call 877-422-2030.
Fees: $35 for the 3 day conference
Continuing Education: No
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