Triage Cancer offers a series of FREE educational conferences for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, and oncology healthcare professionals.* Learn valuable information about navigating practical cancer survivorship issues, from beyond diagnosis, into post-treatment survivorship. Download the 2018 Triage Cancer Conference Flyer

Triage Cancer Conference Dates & Locations

Saturday, May 5

Ypsilanti, MI

Saturday, September 22

Reno, NV

Saturday, October 27

Lewiston, ME

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
    • Looking for Work After a Cancer Diagnosis
    • Employment Rights as a Caregiver

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

2018 Sponsors & Partners

Presenting Sponsors
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Supporting Sponsors

Conference Partners: American Association for Cancer Research, Be the Match, BMT Information Network, CancerCare, Cancer and Careers, Cancer Today, Cancer Support Community, Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation, Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, FORCE, IWMF, Lacuna Loft, LIVESTRONG, Lymphoma Research Foundation, National Bone Marrow Transplant Link, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, Nevada Cancer Coalition, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, The Samfund, Sharsheret, Testicular Cancer Foundation, Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Twisted Pink, Wayne Law’s Legal Advocacy for People with Cancer Clinic, Women Survivors Alliance, 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.

*This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Oncology Nursing Society, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA. (Approved for up to 6 contact hours).

*This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886731806-2818) for 6 continuing education contact hours.

*This course is approved by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative for 6 units -Approval #021418-01. The Collaborative is the approving body for the Michigan Board of Social Work.