Saturday, May 5, 2018 

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Marriott Rochester Hotel 
101 1st Avenue SW
Rochester, MN 55902

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Teri Jordan 
Foundation for Women's Cancer 

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Ovarian Cancer Education Course
Marriott Rochester Hotel - Rochester, MN

The FWC is pleased to offer this free course for ovarian 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. Mayo Clinic physicians, researchers and other members of the cancer care team will share the latest information about ovarian 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.


 Course Details

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

The FWC has secured a block of rooms at the Marriott Rochester Hotel at the reduced rate of $169, plus tax per night. Should you wish to make a reservation, please call the following number (888-236-2427) and mention the FWC Survivor Course in order to receive the discounted rate. 

Course Schedule
Saturday, May 5, 2018
8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Course Overview Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, MD, Amanika Kumar, MD
9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Treatment of Neuropathy Aminah Jatoi, MD
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Frailty in Cancer Treatment Amanika Kumar, MD
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. AM Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Clinical Trials, Nuts and Bolts John Weroha, MD, PhD
11:00 - 11:30 a.m. PARP Inhibitors Andrea Wahner-Hendrickson, MD
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. AM Panel Discussion: A. Jatoi, MD; A. Kumar, MD; J. Weoha, MD; A. Wahner-Hendrickson, MD
12 - 12:30 p.m. Lunch and Networking
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Immunotherapy Matt Block, MD
1:00 - 1:15 p.m. Hand Massage Rebecca Hynes, Kimberly VanRooy
1:15 - 1:45 p.m. HIPEC Carrie Langstraat, MD
1:45 - 2:15 p.m. Advanced Care Planning Jacob Strand, MD
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. PM Coffee Break
2:30 - 3:00 p.m. Genetics in Ovarian Cancer Jennifer Kemmppainen, MS, LCGC
3:00 - 3:45 p.m. PM Panel Discussion: Matt Block, MD, Carrie Langstraat, MD, Jennifer Kemmppainen, MS, LCGC
3:45 - 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks Jamie Bakkum-Gamez, MD

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.