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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
  • 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. 

*Applications are pending to provide CEUs for social workers. 

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
Benefactor
Supporting Sponsors

Conference Partners: American Association for Cancer Research & Cancer Today, BMT Information Network, Cancer and Careers, CancerCare, Cervivor, Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation, Facing our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE), International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation, Lacuna Loft, Lymphoma Research Foundation, National Bone Marrow Transplant Link, National Marrow Donor Program of Be The Match, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, The Samfund, Sharsheret, Susan G. Komen, Testicular Cancer Foundation, Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., Twisted Pink, Untire, 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.