Get EmPOWERed: Life After Cancer for Adolescent 
& Young Adult Survivors


 

 


 

em • pow • er
– Give (someone) the authority or power to do something
– Enable (someone) to do something


Saturday, April 14, 2012

10:00am - 4:00pm
LaSalle Power Company
500 N. LaSalle Blvd. Chicago, IL
Saturday, April 14, 2012 

 


Agenda:
Click here to view the full agenda 

Objective:
Empower young adult and teen cancer survivors to confidently embrace life after treatment. 

Who should attend:

  • Anyone under the age of 40 who has been treated for cancer (including childhood cancer survivors who are now 13 or older)
  • Family members and friends of young cancer survivors

  • Topics we will explore:

  • Talking about cancer with important people in your life
  • Coordinating follow-up medical care
  • Managing stress and other cancer-related emotions
  • Making good choices about exercise and nutrition
  • Addressing insurance, financial, legal and other practical concerns
  • Exploring options for building a family after cancer
  • Managing pain and other effects of cancer
  • Helping caregivers to care for themselves

  • Registration:
    $20.00 per person
    Please register by Wednesday, April 11, 2012 

    Date: 

    Saturday, April 14, 2012 -
    5:00am to 11:00am