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Young Adult Cancer Survivors DFW 

Welcome!  In an effort to better meet the needs of young adult cancer survivors, the Young Adult Cancer Coalition has created fun and engaging ways for young adult cancer survivors to connect.  All events listed are specifically geared toward young adult cancer survivors and caregivers ages 20-40.

Special Event: Young Adult Cancer Survivors' Summit

Cancer Survival Logo"Down with Cancer, Up with Survival"

Saturday, April 20, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

University of Texas at Arlington
EH Hereford University Center, second floor
300 W. First St.
Arlington, TX  76019

This one-day summit will address the needs of the young adult cancer survivor community and celebrate extraordinary triumphs as you navigate through the journey that is life.

Featuring leading experts in young adult cancer issues and research, including:

  • Heidi Adams, author, president and CEO of critical Mass and young adult cancer survivor
  • Karen Albritton, MD, researcher specializing in young adult cancers, Cook Children's Medical Center

What can you expect?

  • Breakout sessions to help build your "best body" and dig deeper into building emotional support and strength
  • A feature in the filming of a YouTube video of the summit
  • A continental breakfast, light lunch and afternoon mixer
  • Real time "photo booth" to upload pictures to your social networks
  • Door prizes, vendors and much more!

Want to go?

Registration fee:  $10 per person (payment by credit cards only)

To register or for more information: Call 1.800.4BAYLOR or register online.

Early bird registration:  Register by March 15 to receive a special "survival kit" featuring discounts and giveaways from local businesses.

Registration deadline:  April 18, 2013 at noon