This one-day interactive course is for women living with ovarian cancer--past or present--or those at increased risk of developing the disease along with their families and caregivers. The course will provide current information, valuable resources, access to experts in the field, and an opportunity to connect with others in the ovarian cancer community in a warm and supportive environment.
Lunch, refreshments, and discounted parking will be available for all registered guests. Cocktail reception from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
The Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Building is located on the corner of Superior Street and Fairbanks Court. Please enter from the doors on Superior Street.
Discounted parking will be available for this event at Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Huron/St.Clair Garage, 222 E. Huron St, one block away (Google map). Parking passes can be purchased for $7 at event check-in.
View a printable map with directions from the parking garage to the Lurie Research Building.
|8:00 a.m.||Registration / Check-in Opens|
|8:30 a.m.||Welcome and Course Overview |
Caroline Schrenker, Bears Care
Shohreh Shahabi, MD, Lurie Cancer Center
|8:45 a.m.||Biology of Ovarian Cancer |
Mario Pineda, MD, PhD, Lurie Cancer Center
|9:05 a.m.||Surgical Strategies |
R.K. Potkul, MD, Loyola University Medical Center
|9:20 a.m.||Ovarian Cancer Future Therapies/Clinical Trials |
Diane Yamada, MD, University of Chicago Medicine
|9:40 a.m.||Speaker Panel Discussion Q&A|
|10:30 a.m.||Genetic Testing: Why, When, How?|
Jeffrey Dungan, MD, Northwestern Medicine
|10:50 a.m.||Stress, Mind, Body |
Angela Lawson, PhD, Northwestern Medicine
|11:20 a.m.||Integrative Oncology |
Alok Pant, MD, Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital
|11:40 a.m.||Speaker Panel Discussion Q&A|
|1:00 p.m.||Navigating Treatment If |
Your Cancer Recurs
John Lurain, MD, Lurie Cancer Center
Summer Dewdney, MD, Rush University Medical Center
|2:00 p.m.||Breakout Sessions
Sex Health and Cancer
|3:30 p.m.||Closing Presentation: Survivor Stories |
Emily Berry, MD, Lurie Cancer Center