Sunday, December 19, 2010

LLS YAconnect Webcast

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

8:30 PM to 10:00 PM EASTERN
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM CENTRAL
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM MOUNTAIN
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM PACIFIC

This webcast for young adults facing cancer will feature Owen Applequist, a young adult lymphoma survivor; Michael Mauro, MD, a hematologist/ oncologist from Oregon Health and Science University; Kate Breitenbach, BA, RN, an oncology nurse and Lauren Kirby, MSW, LCSW, an oncology social worker from the University of Chicago Medical Center in an open discussion about:

Communicating with your healthcare team
Making treatment decisions
Managing side effects
Talking to family and friends
Coping with fears of recurrence
Planning for long-term health and well-being
And more!

Program participants will have the opportunity to chat online with other young adults and ask questions of the panel.

Go to for information and registration for this free interactive program.

Visit to hear audio replays from past YAconnect webcasts: Navigating Employment and Insurance and Getting the Answers You Need: Fatigue and Other Cancer Treatment Side Effects.

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