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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, March 21

Oakland, CA

Saturday, October 3

Virtual

Registration Closed!

Saturday, November 14

Virtual

Registration Open!

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
  • 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
  • Managing Finances,Medical Bills, and Other Documents You Need
    • How to Rebuild Your Financial Health
    • Where to Access Financial Assistance
    • Thinking Creatively About Financial Resources
    • 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

…and more! 

View the Virtual Conference agenda/speaker biographies and objectives.

View the Virtual Conference bibliography.

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

*Triage Cancer, #1689, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Triage Cancer maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 8/26/19 to 8/26/20. Social workers participating in this course will receive up to 6 continuing education credits.

*Triage Cancer is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0626. Social Workers completing this course will receive 6 contact hours.

*This course, Triage Cancer Conference, Approval #200708-1246, provided by Triage Cancer is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ. CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2022. New Jersey social workers will receive 6 General CE credits for participating in this course.

In order to receive CEs/Contact Hours, attendees must physically sign in when they arrive, return a completed evaluation, and sign out when they leave.  The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees approximately 4 weeks after the event.

360 minutes of instruction/60 minutes = 6 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

2020 Sponsors & Partners

Presenting Sponsors

This event is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $1.8 million with 5 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS, or the U.S. Government.

Benefactor
Supporting Sponsors

Conference Partners: AACR, BMT Infonet, Cancer Today, CancerCare, Cancer Hope Network, Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation, FORCE, Imerman Angels, Lacuna Loft, Lymphoma Research Foundation, National Bone Marrow Transplant Link, NeedyMeds, Patient Empowerment Network, Sharsheret, Susan G. Komen – San Francisco Bay Area, Susan G. Komen National, Testicular Cancer Foundation, Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center, & Wellness House.

Learn more about our sponsors here.

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.