Recovery and Beyond  

The 5th Biennial Cancer Survivorship Research Conference Cancer Survivorship Research: Recovery and Beyond was held in Washington, DC, June 17–19, 2010 and co-sponsored by The National Cancer Institute, the American Cancer Society, LIVESTRONG, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Agenda/Presentations

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Thursday, June 17th

Pre-Conference Workshops
Grants Workshop (free, registration required)
Survivor-Advocate Workshop (by invitation only)

Opening Session—Introduction and Remarks Julia Rowland, PhD
Director, Office of Cancer Survivorship
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Bob Croyle, PhD
Director, Division of Cancer Control and Populations Sciences
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD

Otis Brawley, MD
Chief Medical Officer
American Cancer Society
Atlanta, Georgia

Andy Miller, MHSE, CHES
Executive Vice President of Mission
LIVESTRONG
Austin, Texas

Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH
Director, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, Georgia

2:00 p.m.–4:00 pm Plenary: Physical Activity, Weight Status and Survivorship

Chair: Catherine Alfano, PhD
National Cancer Institute Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Melinda L. Irwin, PhD, MPH
Yale School of Medicine

Cheryl Rock, PhD, RD
University of California, San Diego

Kathryn H. Schmitz, PhD, MPH
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Kerri M. Winters-Stone, PhD
Oregon Health Sciences University

Kathleen Y. Wolin, ScD
Washington University School of Medicine   

4:30 pm–5:30 pm Special Session: Delivering Physical Activity Interventions for Cancer Survivors: Promoting the Standards

Chair: Colleen Doyle, MS, RD

American Cancer Society

Ann-Hilary Heston
LIVESTRONG/YMCA Cancer Survivorship Collaborative

Anna Schwartz, FNP, PhD, FAAN
University of Washington, School of Nursing
St. John’s Medical Center, Jackson, Wyoming

5:30 p.m.–7:00 pm Poster Session #1
Late and Long-term Effects, Trans-disciplinary Research & Caregivers  Friday,

 

Friday, June 18th

7:00 am–8:30 am Breakfast Roundtable
CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control: Programs, Research, and Beyond.
Loria Pollack, MD, MPH, Temeika Fairley, PhD, and CDC staff

8:30 am–10:30 am Plenary Session: Comprehensive Approaches to Cancer Rehabilitation and Recovery

Chair: Catherine Alfano, PhD
National Cancer Institute

Andrea L. Cheville, MD
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Lee W. Jones, MD
Duke University Medical Center

Michael D. Stubblefield, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Mary Vargo, MD
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine

11:00am–12:30 pm Concurrent Symposia

1. Delivering Patient-Centered Care to Cancer Survivors: The Critical Role of Communication

Chair: Neeraj Arora, PhD
National Cancer Institute Craig Earle, MD
Ontario Institutes for Cancer Research

Wendy Harpham, MD, FACP
Cancer Survivor and Advocate

Merle Mishel, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing

Arnie Potosky, PhD
Georgetown University Medical Center

2. Survivorship in Women of Color: Promoting Equity

Chair: Ronit Elk, PhD
American Cancer Society

Kimlin Ashing-Giwa, PhD
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center

Tim Byers, MD, MPH
University of Colorado, Denver

Kitaw Demissie, MD, PhD, MPH
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey

Tamika Felder
Cancer Survivor

3. Challenges and Lessons Learned in Research with Young Cancer Survivors

Chair: Ashley Wilder Smith, PhD
National Cancer Institute

Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center

Karen Kuhlthau, PhD
Harvard Medical School Anne Willis, MA
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)

Bradley J. Zebrack, PhD
University of Michigan School of Social Work

4. Benefit Finding and Growth after Treatment for Cancer

Chair: Kevin Stein, PhD
American Cancer Society

Suzanne Lechner, PhD
University of Miami

Leonard M. Miller, PhD

School of Medicine Crystal Park
University of Connecticut

Richard Tedeschi, PhD
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

5. Testing Interventions to Enhance Survivorship

Chair: Tenbroeck Smith, MA
American Cancer Society

Karen Syrala, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Susan Heidrich, PhD
University of Wisconsin Sunita Patel, PhD
City of Hope Medical Center

Cecile Lengacher, RN, PhD
University of South Florida

12:30 pm–2:30 pm Lunch & Awards Roundtable: NIMH research funding opportunities

Peter Muehrer, PhD
National Institute of Mental Health

2:30 pm–4:00 pm Concurrent Symposia

6. Health Information Technology in the Service of Cancer Survivorship

Chair: Brad Hesse, PhD
National Cancer Institute Wen-ying Sylvia Chou, PhD, MPH
National Cancer Institute

Mary Jo Deering, PhD
Office of the Coordinator for Health Information Technology U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Brandon Hayes-Latin, MD
Oregon Health Sciences University

Ruth Rechis-Oelker, PhD
Lance Armstrong Foundation

7. Cancer Caregiving: Understanding and Reaching Diverse Populations

Chair: Audie Atienza, PhD
National Cancer Institute Alice Bradley, MA
Native American Cancer Initiatives, Inc

Barbara Given, PhD
Michigan State University

Victoria H. Raveis, PhD
Columbia University

8. Fertility and Sexuality after Cancer

Chair: Julia Rowland, PhD
National Cancer Institute

Kristine A. Donovan, PhD, MBA
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

Menachem Jona, PhD
Northwestern University

Leslie Schover, PhD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Katrina Trivers, PhD, MSPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

9. Emerging Issues of Outcomes Measurement

Chair: Loria Pollack, MD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

David Cella, PhD
Northwestern University

Debra L. Friedman, MD
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Robin Yabroff, PhD
National Cancer Institute

Joseph Lipscomb, PhD
Emory University 10. Challenges to Post-Treatment Recovery

Chair: Juan Rodriquez, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iyad Daher, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jon H. Loge, MD, PhD
Ohio University Hospital and University of Ohio

Jada G. Hamilton, PhD
National Cancer Institute

Carrie Stricker, PhD, RN
University of Pennsylvania  

4:30 pm–5:30 pm Special Session: Comparative Effectiveness Research and Cancer Survivorship

Chair: Bob Croyle, PhD
National Cancer Institute

Carolyn M. Clancy, MD
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

5:30 pm–7:00 pm Poster Session #2
Post-treatment Care & Intervention Research

Saturday, June 19th

Breakfast Roundtable: LiveSTRONG at the YMCA Program

Ann-Hilary Heston
LiveSTRONG/YMCA Cancer Survivorship Collaborative  

8:30 am–10:30 am Plenary Session: Co-Morbidities and Cancer: The Interface of Chronic Disease and Aging

Chair: Kevin Stein, PhD
American Cancer Society

Robert Butler, PhD
Oregon Health Sciences University

Arti Hurria, MD
City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center

Bryce Reeve, PhD
National Cancer Institute

David Spiegel, MD
Stanford University

Ruth Rechis-Oelkar, PhD
Lance Armstrong Foundation

11:00 am–12:30 pm Plenary Session: Follow-up Care: Current Status and Future Perspectives

Chair: Julia Rowland, PhD
National Cancer Institute Paul Han, MD, MPH

Marine Medical Center Shawna Hudson, PhD
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Panel Discussion

Moderator: Caroline Huffman, CSW, Med

Panelists: Patricia Ganz, MD
University of California, Los Angeles

Paul Han, MD, MPH
Marine Medical Center

Shawna Hudson, PhD
The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Linda Jacobs, PhD, RN
University of Pennsylvania

Karen L. Syrjala, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center