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

Triage Cancer Conferences - May 21, 2022 - Chicago, IL

Saturday, May 21

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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! 


For Health Care Professionals

View the Virtual Conference 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 6.5 contact hours. 

410 minutes of instruction/60 minutes = 6.5 contact hours

Social Workers

*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.

*This course, Triage Cancer Conference, Approval #212601-1210, 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, March 30, 2021 through August 31, 2022. New Jersey social workers will receive 6.5 General CE credits for participating in this course.

Board Certified Patient Advocates

*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.

Human Resource Professionals

Triage Cancer is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities.

For more accreditation information details and requirements to receive credit, please visit the individual event page. 

2022 Sponsors & Partners

Presenting Sponsors
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society logo
University of Illinois Cancer Center, Young and a Survivor Joven Y Sobreviviente, logos
Supporting Sponsors


Fight Colorectal Cancer, International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation

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.