Triage Cancer offers a series of FREE educational conferences for individuals diagnosed with cancer, caregivers, advocates, and oncology healthcare professionals.* This event covers key information needed to help navigate practical issues, minimize the financial burden of a cancer diagnosis, and reduce stress. Join us for a day of FREE education, games, prizes, and more!

Triage Cancer Conference Dates

Saturday, May 15


Saturday, October 2


Conference Topics

Triage Cancer Conferences include sessions on:

  • Being an Empowered Patient and Advocate
    • How to Get More Involved in Cancer Community Advocacy Efforts
  • Health Insurance: Understanding Your Options & Using Your Coverage
    • Health Insurance Terms You Need to Know
    • How to Choose Between Health Insurance Plans
    • Making the Most of Your Health Insurance Coverage
    • Health Consumer Protections
    • Government Health Care Programs (e.g., Medicare & Medicaid)
    • What to do When You Lose Coverage Through Your Employer (e.g., COBRA & Marketplace)
    • What to Do When an Insurance Company Says No
  • Practical Tools for Managing Medical Bills, Your Financial Health, & Estate Documents
    • How to Rebuild Your Financial Health
    • Where to Access Financial Assistance
    • Thinking Creatively About Financial Resources
    • What Documents 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 and Taking Time Off
    • How to Get Help Working Through Treatment or Returning to Work
    • Employment Rights as a Caregiver
  • Disability Insurance: Options, Applications, & Appeals
    • How to Take Time Off and Get Paid
    • How to Apply for Disability Insurance
    • What to Do When a Disability Insurance Company Says No

…and more! 

View the Virtual Conference agenda/speaker biographies.


For Health Care Professionals

View the Virtual Conference objectives.

*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 6.5 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: 8/26/20 to 8/26/23. Social workers participating in this course will receive up to 6.5 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 6.5 contact hours.

*Triage Cancer (Provider Code BCPA-ACE2004) 2021 ‘Triage Cancer Conference’ is approved for 7 CEs by the Patient Advocate Certification Board to satisfy the requirements for Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA). Program Approval Code 18114.

In order to receive CEs/Contact Hours, attendees must register individually, attend the entire Conference, complete an evaluation, and receive at least an 80% on the post-test.  The relevant certificates will be emailed to eligible attendees approximately 4 weeks after the event.

410 minutes of instruction/60 minutes = 6.5 contact hours

View the Virtual Conference bibliography.

2021 Sponsors & Partners

Presenting Sponsors
Supporting Sponsors


Cancer Today/American Association for Cancer Research, BMT InfoNet, International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation, Lacuna Loft, Lymphoma Research Foundation, Patient Empowerment Network, Sharsheret, and Wellness House

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.