2014 Biennial Agenda [PDF, 323KB]

 Wednesday June 18th, 2014  

8:00am – 5:30pm REGISTRATION and CHECK IN


8:00am – 11:30am  Survivor Advocate Preconference Workshop (Breakfast and Lunch provided) - Invitation Only

Preconference Workshop: The LIVESTRONG Essential Elements of Survivorship Care (registration req'd)

Preconference Workshop: Economic Evaluation Approaches to Demonstrate the Added Value of Cancer Survivorship Interventions (registration req'd)

Preconference Workshop: Grantsmanship: Tips and advice on applying for NIH & ACS grants (registration req'd)

Conference Art Exhibit Opening of “Close to Home: CDC’s Stories of Survivorship”

12:30pm-1:00pm BRIEF WELCOME
Rich Wender, MD
American Cancer Society

Opening Plenary: Advancing Survivorship Care through Multilevel Collaborations: The Survivor in Context.

Co-Chair: Angela Moore, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Co-Chair: Stephanie Nutt, MA MPA

Speaker/Co-Chair: Stephen Taplin, MD, MPH
National Cancer Institute
The Multilevel Context of Care: Affecting and Harnessing the Interaction between Levels

Speaker/Co-Chair: Judith Lee Smith, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Integrating the Multilevel Context of Care and the National Action Plan for Cancer Survivorship: Opportunities for Public Health

Rebecca Johnson, MD
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Survivor and Health Care Provider Perspective

Rebecca Palpant Shimkets, MS
The Carter Center
Survivor and Community Leader Perspective

Ellen Stovall
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Survivor, Family Member, and Advocate Perspective

Discussant: Richard Goodman, MD, JD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3:00pm-3:30pm BREAK

3:30pm-5:00pm BREAKOUTS

1. Practice Guidelines for Pediatric Survivors: Current Strategies and Future Challenges

Co-Chair: Nita Seibel, MD
National Cancer Institute

Co-Chair: Natasha Buchanan, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Moderator: Paul Nathan, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Sick Kids

Wendy Landier, PhD, RN, CPNP,CPON
City of Hope
Children’s Oncology Group Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines: Development and Yield of Screening

Mary Jo Kupst, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Developing Guidelines of Psychosocial Care in Pediatric Cancer: A Multi-Organization and Multi-Disciplinary Project

Melissa Hudson, MD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Institutional to International Perspectives in Clinical Practice Guidelines for Childhood Cancer Survivors

2. A 360° view: Examining Cancer Survivors and Smoking

Co-Chair: Lee Westmaas, PhD
American Cancer Society

Ellen R. Gritz, PhD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Cigarette Smoking in Cancer Patients & Survivors: Adverse Effects, Prevalence Trends and Relevant Policy Issues

Robert Schnoll, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Treating Nicotine Dependence in the Oncologic Context

Vani Nath Simmons, PhD
Moffitt Cancer Center
Smoking Relapse Prevention for Cancer Patients

Discussant/Co-Chair: Nikki Hawkins, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3. Improving the Health and Health Care of Older American Cancer Survivors

Co-Chair: Erica Breslau, PhD, MPH
National Cancer Institute

Moderator/Co-Chair: Corinne Leach, MS, PhD, MPH
American Cancer Society

Heidi Klepin, MD
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Collaborating to Improve the Care of Older Cancer Patients: The Cancer and Aging Research Group

Supriya Mohile, MD, MS
University of Rochester
Improving the Care of Older Adults with Cancer Using Geriatric Assessment

Ed McAuley, PhD
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Intersection of Cancer and Aging: Implications for Physical Activity and Well-Being.

Discussant: Albert Siu, MD
Mt. Sinai Hospital

4. Financial Burden and Employment Issues in Cancer Survivorship

Moderator/Co-Chair: Donatus Ekwueme, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gery Guy, Jr., PhD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Economics of Cancer Survivorship: Estimating Medical Costs and Lost Productivity

Janet de Moor, PhD
National Cancer Institute
What’s Not Working?: Employment after a Cancer Diagnosis

Speaker/Co-Chair: Robin Yabroff, PhD, MBA
National Cancer Institute
Financial Impact of Cancer Among Survivors

Veena Shankaran, MD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Cancer Diagnosis as a Risk Factor for Major Financial Hardship and Bankruptcy

Amy Davidoff, PhD
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Effects of the Affordable Care Act Among Cancer Survivors: Expanded Insurance Options and Other Impacts

Roundtable Discussion:
Rebecca Nellis (Cancer and Careers), Robin Yabroff, Gery Guy, Janet de Moor, Veena Shankaran, Amy Davidoff

5:00pm-5:30pm BREAK

5:30pm-7:00pm POSTER SESSION A

 Thursday June 19th, 2014


7:30am-8:30am BREAKFAST

Plenary: International Models of Survivorship Care

Co-Chair: Kevin Stein, PhD
American Cancer Society

Moderator/Co-Chair: Catherine Alfano, PhD
National Cancer Institute

Jane Maher, MD
Macmillan Cancer Support, UK
Building the UK National Cancer Survivorship Initiative

Miranda Velthuis, PhD, MSc
Comprehensive Cancer Center the Netherlands
Developing and Implementing Cancer Survivorship Guidelines in the Netherlands

Jonathan Sussman, MD, MSc, FRCPC
McMaster University, Canada
Evaluating Systems of Cancer Survivorship Care in Canada

Discussant: Andrew Salner, MD
Hartford Hospital
Developing and Implementing Survivorship Care in Community Cancer Centers in the United States

Discussant: Devon McGoldrick, MPH
Challenges and Opportunities for Implementing Survivorship Care in Low and Middle Income Countries

10am-10:30am BREAK

10:30am-12:00pm BREAKOUTS

1. Closing the Gaps in Survivorship Care and Research for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Discussant/Co-Chair: Sarah Arvey, PhD

Moderator/Co-Chair: Erin Kent, PhD
National Cancer Institute

S. Lochlann Jain, PhD
Stanford University

K. Scott Baker, MD, MS
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD, MPH
National Cancer Institute

2. Cohort Studies and Survivorship Research: Opportunities and Challenges to Advancing Survivorship Care

Co-Chair: Sarah Arvey, PhD

Moderator/Co-Chair: Joanne Elena, PhD, MPH
National Cancer Institute

Garnet Anderson, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
WHI Life and Longevity After Cancer Study (LILAC)

Leslie Robison, PhD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Childhood Cancer Survivorship Study

Jessica Chubak, PhD
Group Health Research Institute
Cancer Research Network

3. Facilitating Patient Engagement Among Cancer Survivors Living with Multiple Chronic Illnesses

Moderator/Co-Chair: Neeraj Arora, PhD
National Cancer Institute
Why Focus on Cancer Survivors with Multiple Chronic Conditions?: Session Overview

Charles Von Gunten, MD, PhD
Delivering Whole Patient Care for Cancer Survivors with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Opportunities and Challenges

Eric S. Holmboe, MD, FACP FRCP
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Facilitating Patient Engagement within the Context of Multiple Chronic Conditions: Patient, Clinician, and System Factors

Moderator/Co-Chair: Stephanie Nutt, MA, MPA
Charting a Research Agenda for Facilitating Patient Engagement among Cancer Survivors with Multiple Chronic Conditions: Panel Discussion among Audience Members, Speakers, and Session Moderators

4. Abstract driven session: eHealth, mHealth, and Social Media

Moderator/Chair: Tenbroeck Smith, MA
American Cancer Society

Cheryl Cox, PhD
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Combining Ehealth and Mhealth Strategies to Promote Risk-Based Cardiovascular Screening in Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Lonneke van de Poll-Franse, PhD
Tilburg University Center of Research
Short-Term and Long-Term Effects of an Automatically Generated Survivorship Care Plan on Patient Reported Outcomes: Longitudinal Results of a Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial (ROGY Care) Among Endometrial Cancer Survivors

Kenneth Portier, PhD
American Cancer Society
Understanding the Benefits of Participation in an Online Community of Cancer Survivors and Caregivers

Karen Syrjala, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Multicenter Use of an Internet-Accessed, Comprehensive Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) Screening with an Auto-Generated Clinician Summary to Facilitate Delivery of Survivorship Care: A Report from the Livestrong Survivorship Center of Excellence Network

12pm-2:00pm NETWORKING LUNCH and AWARDS (Grand Ballroom)

Plenary : Activating Cancer Survivors through Self-Management: The Opportunity, Challenges, and Future Directions

Moderator/Co-Chair: Corinne Leach, MS, PhD, MPH
American Cancer Society

Marcia Ory, PhD
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Chronic Disease Self Management’s Coming of Age: Implications for Survivorship Care

Sophia Smith, PhD, MSW
Duke University
Evaluation of Pillars4Life: A Virtual, Coping Skills Program for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers

Rebecca Cowens-Alvarado, MPH
American Cancer Society
Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Online Self-Management Program for Cancer Survivors

Panelist: Teresa Brady, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Panelist: Robin Yabroff, PhD, MBA
National Cancer Institute

Closing/Co-Chair: Nikki Hawkins, PhD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3:30pm-4:00pm BREAK

4:00pm-5:30pm BREAKOUTS

1. The State of Survivorship Care for Underserved Populations: A Call to Action

Co-Chair: Brenda Adjei, MPA EdD
National Cancer Institute

Moderator/Co-Chair: Sarah Arvey, PhD

Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, MPH
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Impact of Multilevel Initiatives to Address Gaps in Care and Support for Underserved Cancer Survivors Using Community Health Workers and Patient Navigators

Roxanna Bautista, MPH, CHES
Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Impact of Collaboration and Coordination on Statewide Policies to Improve Cancer Care and Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

Ashani Johnson-Turbes, PhD, MA
ICF International
Impact of Policy on Activities/Programs Focused on Improving Cancer Care for Underserved Cancer Survivors

Discussant: Carmina Valle, PhD, MPH
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

2. Caring for the Caregiver

Co-Chair: Rachel Cannady
American Cancer Society

Moderator/Co-Chair: Elizabeth Rohan, PhD MSW
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sharon Manne, PhD
Rutgers University
Couple-Focused Psychological Interventions for Cancer Patients

Allison Applebaum, PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
The Institute for the Study of Cancer Caregivers: A Multi-Level Approach to Providing Support for the Other Survivors

Patricia C. Griffiths, PhD
Emory University
Technology-Based Behavioral and Psycho-Educational Interventions for Caregiving Dyads

Discussant: Shelby Langer, PhD
University of Washington

3. Care Transitions in the Multilevel Context

Co-Chair: Carla Parry, PhD, MA, MSW
Kaiser Permanente Southern California

David Freyer, MS, DO
University of Southern California

Corinne Leach, MS, MPH, PhD
American Cancer Society
The Impact of Perceived Preparedness for the Transition to Post-treatment Care on Survivorship Outcomes

Elizabeth Kvale, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Care Transitions and Bridges - Two Programs to Enhance Survivorship Care

Shelly Fuld Nasso, MMP
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Policy Options to Encourage Care Planning and Coordination

Discussant/Co-Chair: Dawn Wiatrek, PhD
American Cancer Society

4. Abstract driven session: Multiple Health Behaviors

Moderator/Chair: Natasha Buchanan, PhD
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Anna Arthur, PhD, MPH, RD
University of Alabama-Birmingham
Pre- and Post-Treatment Dietary Patterns Predict Disease-Related Symptoms 1-Year after Diagnosis in Patients with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Stephanie George, PhD, MPH, MA
National Cancer Institute
Better Post diagnosis Diet Quality Is Associated with Less Cancer-Related Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors

Meng Yang, PhD, MPH
Harvard School of Public Health
Dietary Carbohydrate, Fiber, Glycemic Load and Glycemic Index after Prostate Cancer Diagnosis in Relation to Disease-Specific and Total Mortality

Bernardine Pinto, PhD
The Miriam Hospital & Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Collaboration with a Community-Based Organization to Implement an Evidence-Based Exercise Intervention for Breast Cancer Survivors

5:30-7:00pm POSTER SESSION B

 Friday June 20th, 2014


8:00am-9:00am BREAKFAST

Plenary: Guidelines/Implementing Survivorship Care

Co-Chair: Ruth Rechis, PhD

Speaker/Co-Chair: Julia Rowland, PhD
National Cancer Institute
Current Status of Survivorship Guidelines

Panelists: Putting Survivorship Guidelines in a Multilevel Context
Patti Ganz, MD

Rich Wender, MD
American Cancer Society

Christian Downs, MHA, JD
Association of Community Cancer Centers

Moderator: Mary McCabe, RN, MA
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

10:30am-11:00am BREAK

Plenary: Innovative Uses of Data for Cancer Survivorship Research and Care

Co-Chair: Blythe Ryerson, PhD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Moderator/Co-Chair: Tenbroeck Smith, MA
American Cancer Society

Christie Eheman, PhD, MSHP
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Innovative Uses of Central Cancer Registries for Cancer Survivorship

Richard Moser, PhD
National Cancer Institute
Big Data at the NIH for Survivorship Research: BD2K and Beyond

Claire Snyder, PhD
Johns Hopkins
Innovative Uses of Data to Advance Survivorship Care and Research: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

12:00pm-12:30pm CLOSING


CE/CME's are not offered at this conference



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