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CARING FOR THE FUTURE: ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT SYMPOSIUM

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APRIL 8, 2021 ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT ONCOLOGY VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM

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Sponsored by the Michael Kamin Hart Fund (AYA Program at Princess Margaret Cancer Center) this symposium will aim to highlight new advances in AYA oncology from both researchers and community partners.

Target audience: health care providers, trainees, researchers

All welcome: patients, community organizations, advocacy groups, government, hospital administration

You will receive a TAX RECEIPT for your registration fee/donation - MINIMUM $25. Additional donation welcome.

THEMES/LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

1. TEACH THE DOCTOR: Advanced cancer/palliation, recognize mental health issues in patients, teach key skills/tools to improve care delivery

2. INNOVATION IN AYA ONCOLOGY: harms and benefits of cannabis, supportive therapies, other treatments/services/programs

3. GENERAL CARE AND SURVIVORSHIP: improving all aspects of the cancer journey

We invite all [researchers, community partners] to submit abstracts related to the themes outlined above. Click REGISTER button to submit abstract.

ABSTRACT GUIDELINES

Abstracts will be reviewed by a scientific committee and only the highest quality abstracts will be selected for 8 minute ORAL PRESENTATIONS. [there will be no posters]

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IMPORTANT DATES:

Abstract DEADLINE: February 1, 2021

Abstract NOTIFCATION: March 1, 2021

For more information, contact us: aya@uhn.ca

Our plenary speaker is Dr. Ursula Sansom-Daly. https://www.behaviouralsciencesunit.org/dr-ursula-sansom-daly.html

Navigating Difficult Discussions with Adolescents and Young Adults: Challenges and Opportunities

Our 2 keynote speakers are Dr. Rachel Taylor and Dr. Emily Drake:

1. Dr. Rachel Taylor

http://www.brightlightstudy.com/about/faith-gibson/

Top Tips for Developing an AYA Research Program

2. Emily Drake

http://www.emilydrake.ca

Friend or Foe? Social Media and the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Societal Movement

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