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May 15, 2024

9 am – 4 pm

Senator Inn & Spa

284 Western Ave

Augusta, Maine

 

Please join friends and colleagues from across the state for Maine's Impact Cancer Network's 2024 Cancer Conference!

 

We are excited to welcome Christopher J. Recklitis, PhD, MPH, Director of Research and Support Services for the Perini Family Survivors Center at Dana-Farber, as our keynote speaker!

At this year’s conference we will:

  • Learn about psychosocial care for cancer patients and survivors, and learn the best practices to adopt.

  • Better understand transportation needs in Maine, discover innovative solutions, and determine what the coalition can do to make impactful change by working together.  

  • Celebrate Big Wins accomplished by coalition task forces.

  • Bring together stakeholders from across the state to network and identify opportunities for collaboration and partnership.

 

 

Agenda

 

8:30       Registration/Light Breakfast

 

9:00       Welcome

 

9:15       Keynote Presentation and Q&A

Dr. Christopher John Recklitis, PhD, MPH

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

 

10:15     Break/Networking

 

10:30     Panel Discussion: Enhancing Psychosocial Support for Cancer Survivors

Allison Bruno - Oncology Dietitian, Central Maine Healthcare

Bonnie Holding – Program Coordinator, Casting for Recovery

Kandyce Powell - Executive Director, Maine Hospice Council

Trisha Warren-Vanhorn - Supervisor of Oncology Social Work, Maine Medical Center    

 

11:30     Coalition Collaboration: Task Force Projects & Networking

 

12:00     Lunch

 

12:45     Data in Maine

Carolyn Bancroft, MPH, DrPH

Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention

 

1:30       Navigating Tough Terrain: Transportation in Maine

Session facilitated by Jan Kearce, Principal, JAK Consulting

 

3:00       Closing & Raffle

Register Here

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