Saturday, November 17, 2018 

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Richmond Marriott Short Pump 
4240 Dominion Boulevard
Glen Allen, VA 23060


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Megan Stankewicz 
Foundation for Women's Cancer 

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Ovarian Cancer Education Course
Richmond Marriott Short Pump Hotel - Glen Allen, VA

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. 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 Richmond Marriott Short Pump at the reduced rate of $129, plus tax per night. Should you wish to make a reservation, please call the following number (804-965-9500) and mention the FWC Cancer Education Course in order to receive the discounted rate. 

Course Schedule
Saturday, November 17, 2018


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

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.      Welcome and Course Overview – Linda Duska, MD 

9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.      Understanding Genetics and Genetic Testing -- Kari Ring, MD

9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.    CA 125 and Other Biomarkers -- Sarah Temkin, MD

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  Break

10:45 a.m. –  11:15 a.m.          Clinical Trials -- Shannon Westin, MD

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   Morning Panel Discussion 

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.     Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.      Digital Health and Social Media -- BJ Rimel, MD

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.      Nutrition and Exercise -- Sarah  Bernstein, RN

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.      Break

2:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.       Symptom Management -- Linda Duska, MD

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.      Survivorship Speaker -- Jenny McGihon

3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.       Afternoon Panel Discussion 

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.       Closing Remarks