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Oncology Nursing Conference - Survivorship Registration coming soon!
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Friday, Nov 21, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Feinberg Pavilion

251 E. Huron Ave.
Chicago (Google map)


Nancy Jo Bush, MN, RN, MA, AOCN
UCLA School of Nursing

Conference Chairs:

Mary Callaghan, MN, RN, AOCNS, APN
Gayle Homberg, RN
Kristin Smith

On Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22, the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University will host the 17th Annual Oncology Nursing Conference. This highly visible and successful conference attracts over 250 oncology nurses each year from the region to discuss topics of interest in oncology nursing. Due to popular demand, this year the conference has been extended through Saturday morning.


This year's conference will focus on the following topics:

  • Keynote Presentation:
    What Happens Now? The Re-Entry Phase for Cancer Survivors
  • Breast Cancer Updates
  • Neurotoxicity
  • Cancer Genetics
  • Fertility
  • Psychosocial Distress
  • Pain and Palliative Care
  • Survivorship Care Planning
  • Cultural Sensitivity Panel
  • Healthcare Affordability Act
  • Lifestyle Panel
  • Mindfullness Based Practices

Target Audience

Nurses, physician assistants, advanced practice nurses, clinical research nurses, and social workers with a focus on hematology and oncology.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact Megan Cahill