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Childhood Cancer Survivorship Annual Conference

Valley Children's Hospital will host the 4th Annual Pediatric Cancer Survivorship Conference on September 7, 2019. This free educational program is hosted by Valley Children's Childhood Cancer Survivorship Program, a program of Valley Children's Cancer and Blood Disorder Center in partnership with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, for childhood cancer survivors, family members and healthcare professionals. 

These conferences celebrate everything from transitions after high school and applying to colleges and jobs to celebrating survivors and hearing from some of our own survivors.

Survivors Taking Action:
Discovering the Power of Your Voice

September 7, 2019 | 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Valley Children’s Hospital, Conference Room G150 A/B

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For help with registration or questions please call Bethanie Mills (559) 435-1482. 
Spanish assistance available.


8:30 am     Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:15 am     Welcome | John Gates, MD Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist, Valley Children’s Healthcare, Margaret Corasick Endowed Chair of Childhood Cancer Survivorship

9:30 am     Advocacy - Strategies for Empowered Survivorship | Lisl Schweers, LCSW, OSW-C, Clinical Social Worker, LIFE Cancer Survivorship and Transition Service Survivorship and Supportive Care Program, Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

10:30 am     Survivorship Advocacy Story

10:40 am     Break

10:50 am     Vocational Rehabilitation

11:20 am     Survivorship Advocacy Story

11:30 am     Parent Advocacy for the Survivor | David Tate, RN, Second Star to the Right

12:15 pm     Lunch, Connect and Raffle

12:50 pm     Break Out Sessions (Parent, Siblings and Survivors)

1:35 pm      Photo Voice Project and Panel Discussion

2:00 pm      Wrap up and Evaluations

Please, no children under 5 year of age.