Triage Cancer offers a series of FREE educational conferences for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology healthcare professionals.* Learn valuable information about navigating practical cancer survivorship issues, from beyond diagnosis, into post-treatment survivorship.

Triage Cancer Conference Dates & Locations

Saturday, May 11

Chicago, IL

Saturday, September 14

Chapel Hill, NC

Saturday, September 28

Houston, TX

Conference Topics

Triage Cancer Conferences include sessions on:

  • Being an Empowered Patient and Advocate
    • Talking with Your Health Care Team
    • Advocacy Opportunities in the Cancer Community
    • How to Get More Involved in the Cancer Community
  • Navigating Finances After Cancer
    • How to Rebuild Your Financial Health
    • Where to Access Financial Assistance
    • Thinking Creatively About Financial Resources
  • Understanding Your Health Insurance Options
    • Health Insurance Terms You Need to Know
    • How to Choose Between Plans
    • COBRA, Medicare, and Medicaid
    • What to do When You Lose Coverage Through Your Employer
  • Navigating Your Health Insurance Coverage, Clinical Trials, & Appeals
    • Making the Most of Your Health Insurance Coverage
    • Managing Medical Bills
    • Demystifying Clinical Trials
    • What to Do When an Insurance Company Says No
  • Being Prepared: Estate Planning & Other Documents
    • What Documents Do You Need
    • Financial Decisions to Protect Your Family
    • Making Sure Your Wishes are Honored
    • Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney for Financial Affairs
    • Advance Health Care Directives, POLST
  • Employment Issues: Working Through Treatment, Taking Time Off, Disability Insurance, and Returning to Work
    • How to Get Help Working Through Treatment or Returning to Work
    • How to Take Time Off and Get Paid
    • Employment Rights as a Caregiver
  • Family Resiliency
  • Nutrition
    • Common sense
    • Addressing cancer nutrition myths
  • Coping with Stress & Post Traumatic Growth

…and more! 

*Triage Cancer is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses who meet the requirements will be awarded 6 contact hours. 

*This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886731806-2840) for 6 continuing education contact hours.

Travel Assistance

Triage Cancer is also pleased to offer travel assistance to cancer patients and survivors, who would like to attend one of the Triage Cancer Conferences, but would not otherwise be able to attend because of the cost of traveling to the conference. More Information and Application

2019 Sponsors & Partners

Presenting Sponsors
Supporting Sponsors

Conference Partners: AACR, BMT Infonet, Cancer and Careers, CancerCare, Cancer Today, Cervivor, Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, FORCE, Imerman Angels, International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation, Lacuna Loft, Lungevity, Lymphoma Research Foundation, Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance, National Bone Marrow Transplant Link, National Marrow Donor Program of Be The Match, National Ovarian Cancer Coalition – Illinois Chapter, Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Patient Empowerment Network, The Samfund, Sharsheret, Susan G. Komen, Testicular Cancer Foundation, Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Twisted Pink, Untire, Wellness House, Young Survival Coalition, & ZERO—The End of Prostate Cancer.


Triage Cancer Conference Sponsorship & Partnership Opportunities:

Are you interested in sponsoring or partnering on one, or all, of the Triage Cancer Conferences? View our Conference Opportunities here.

Click here to make a sponsorship payment.