Conference description and goals
The 2013 Cancer Care Conference is designed to share current approaches in cancer
treatment. Highlights include new surgical approaches and innovative oral therapies
providing hope for cancer patients. Unique cancer journeys described by cancer
survivors will address communication barriers and personal choices of fertility and
hope. Participants will learn about tools to address some of the challenges that face both patients and caregivers.
The conference is designed to:
• Discuss family and caregiver needs.
• Highlight new treatment options for individuals with cancer.
• Address controversy in cancer prevention screening.
• Explore the benefits of resiliency.
• Illustrate the uniqueness of each cancer journey.
The conference is designed for nurses and other healthcare professionals interested in the care of individuals with cancer and their families.
Date and location
This conference will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2013 in Phillips Hall, Siebens
Building, 100 Second Avenue SW, Rochester, Minnesota.
About the providers
Mayo Clinic’s mission is to inspire hope and contribute to health and well-being by
providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education, and research.
Mayo Continuing Nursing Education conducts educational conferences that will
advance nursing practice.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, has been granted Magnet® Recognition for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The mission of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center is to promote and facilitate research on the incidence, etiology, and molecular basis of cancer, and then through education and direct application of the results of such research, translate the discoveries into improved methods for cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy.