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Conference Agenda


Explore all that activities and sessions in the 2020 VirtuAllyCon Conference Agenda on this page. 

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November 8: Allies in Action

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PT

 

Start End Event
12:00 PM 12:15 PM Welcome Allies in Action 
12:15 PM 12:45 PM Share Your Story: Secret Formula for Impact
12:45 PM 1:00 PM Game Time
1:00 PM 1:45 PM Share your Story with: Journalists
1:45 PM 2:30 PM Share your Story with: Legislators
2:30 PM 2:45 PM Game Time
2:45 PM 3:30 PM Share your Story with: Your Local Community
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Super Allies = Super Party

 

November 9: Conference Day 1

9:45 AM – 5:30 PM ET / 6:45 AM – 2:30 PM PT

 

Start End Event
9:45 AM 10:50 AM Welcome & Keynote
11:00 AM 12:35 PM Precision Advancements and Therapies
  • Immunotherapy: Making strides in colorectal cancer
  • What’s New in Personalized Therapy?
  • Liver-Directed Therapy
  • Panel Discussion / Q&A
12:40 PM 1:00 PM New Findings in Early Onset Colorectal Cancer
1:00 PM 1:30 PM Lunch – Mingle Room Open
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Advances in Managing Side Effects: Bowel Symptoms & Habits
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Advances in Managing Side Effects: Managing Long-term Pain
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Advances in Managing Side Effects: Fertility & Reproductive Health
2:35 PM 2:45 PM Chair Yoga
2:35 PM 2:45 PM Mingle Room Open
2:50 PM 3:45 PM Breakout: Mental Health and Support Services for Parents
2:50 PM 3:45 PM Breakout: Ostomy support
2:50 PM 3:45 PM Breakout: Navigating Insurance and Employment
3:50 PM 4:05 PM Guided Imagery Meditation
3:50 PM 4:05 PM Mingle Room Open
4:15 PM 5:15 PM Support in the Time of COVID
  • Patient challenges during COVID
  • Managing Risk & Fear of COVID
  • Healthcare Options & Telemedicine
  • Challenges in Clinical Research
  • Accelerating Cancer Screening
5:15 PM 5:30 PM Day 1 Closing Remarks

 

November 10: Conference Day 2

9:45 AM – 1:00 PM ET / 6:45 AM – 10:00 AM PT

 

Start End Event
9:45 AM 10:00 AM Opening Remarks and Welcome
10:00 AM 10:55 AM The Survivorship Journey
  • Scanxiety & Testing Options
  • Neuropathy
  • Diet in Optimizing Health for Colorectal Cancer Survivors
  • Panel Discussion / Q&A
11:00 AM 11:15 AM Mingle Room Open
11:20 AM 12:20 PM Caregiver Breakout: Mental Health & Self-Care
11:20 AM 12:20 PM Patient Breakout: The Emotional Toll of Cancer
12:25 PM 12:35 PM Mingle Room Open
12:40 PM 1:00 PM Awards Ceremony & Conference Wrap Up

 

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