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NCI Survivorship Care in Neuro-Oncology Symposium




NCI Survivorship Care in Neuro-Oncology Symposium
Hosted by the National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research, Neuro-Oncology Branch, NCI-CONNECT (Comprehensive Oncology Network Evaluating Rare CNS Tumors)
Held Virtually June 21, 2021 from 1:00-5:00 PM ET
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The National Cancer Institute’s Center for Cancer Research, Neuro-Oncology Branch, NCI-CONNECT (Comprehensive Oncology Network Evaluating Rare CNS Tumors) program is hosting a Survivorship Care in Neuro-Oncology Symposium for neuro-oncology health care providers, researchers, patient advocates, patients and care partners to discuss the challenges experienced by persons living with central nervous system tumors and their care partners. The symposium goals include developing survivorship care guidelines for the medical community and a research agenda focused on gaps in CNS tumor survivorship care.

Survey 
Your opinion in advance of the symposium on survivorship care, research, and education in neuro-oncology is very important to NCI’s mission to improve patient outcomes and to inform the symposium agenda. The survey has 8 questions and should take less than 5 minutes to complete. The deadline to complete the survey is May 28, 2021. Click here to take the survey

Agenda
The NCI-CONNECT Survivorship Care in Neuro-Oncology Symposium will include educational presentations from subject matter experts, patient and care partner perspectives, a question-and-answer session and a panel session with experts and patients advocates. Click here to view the Preliminary Agenda.  

Chairs 
Terri Armstrong, Ph.D., Deputy Chief, Neuro-Oncology Branch, CCR, NCI, and co-lead, NCI-CONNECT 
Heather Leeper, M.D., Assistant Research Physician, Neuro-Oncology Branch, CCR, NCI

Visit the Survivorship Care in Neuro-Oncology Symposium website for more information and to register. For questions regarding the symposium, please contact NCICONNECT@mail.nih.gov.
When
6/21/2021 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM