Survivors Course takes place on Saturday, November 4, 2017 

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JW Marriott Washington, DC 
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC, 2004 
Room: Salon DE 

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Tori Scatena 
Foundation for Women's Cancer 
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Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course
Washington, D.C.

The FWC is pleased to offer this free course for gynecologic cancer survivors, family, friends and other supporters who are interested in learning more about the disease from the leading cancer experts in the United States. Gynecologic oncologists and other members of the cancer care team will share the latest information about gynecologic cancer research and clinical trials. This full-day session includes continental breakfast and lunch. There is no charge for attendance but we ask that you register in advance to help with our planning.

This course is a part of the FWC's End Women's Cancer Weekend, which includes the National Race to End Women's Cancer on Nov. 5, 2017. Learn more at endwomenscancer.org. 

Course Details

The Survivors Course is free, but we would like interested individuals to register to keep track of numbers on site.  

JW Marriott Washington DC 
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington DC, 20004 

Course Schedule
November 4, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Course
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Tentative Course Schedule:

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.     Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.      Welcome and Course Overview – Monica Jones, MD 

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.      Clinical Trials and Future Treatments – Carol L. Brown, MD

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.    Expanding Role of Genetic Assessment in the Management of Ovarian Cancer – Linda Duska, MD 

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Break

10:30 –  11:00 a.m.           Clearing the Fog: Chemo-Brain in Survivorship – Heidi J. Gray, MD

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.    Ovarian Cancer Survivorship: Quality of Life, Complementary Medicine and Lifestyle Issues – Vivian von Gruenigen, MD

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Panel Discussion –  Moderator:  Rob Guintoli, MD

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.       Post-Operative Pain Management for Enhanced Recovery – Vance Broach, MD 

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.      Addressing Sexuality and Intimacy Issues – Tamika Felder 

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.      Managing Side Effects of Targeted Therapies – Rob Guintoli, MD

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.      Break 

2:45p.m. – 3:15 p.m.       Neuropathy and Imbalance during Ovarian Cancer Recovery – Elizabeth Hile, PhD, PT

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.       Panel Discussion