Gynecologic Cancer Education Course – Washington, DC – Foundation for Women's Cancer
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Gynecologic Cancer Education Course – Washington, DC

November 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
JW Marriott in Washington, DC
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC 20004
Megan Stankewicz

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (FWC) is pleased to offer a free education course for all gynecologic cancer patients, survivors, partners, family members, friends and anyone else interested in hearing from leading U.S. experts in gynecologic cancer treatment and research. This full-day session will have continental breakfast and lunch. While there is no charge for attendance, we ask that you register below to help with our planning.

Course Schedule

8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome and Introductions David Mutch, MD and Monica Jones, MD, MSC
9:15 am – 9:45 am Advances in Gynecologic Cancers Amanda Nickles-Fader, MD
9:45 am – 10:15 am Side Effects of Targeted Therapies and How to Manage Them Rebecca Stone, MD
10:15 am – 10:45 am Chemo Brain Heidi Gray, MD
10:45 am – 11:05 am Patient Panel Moderated by Rebecca Stone, MD
11:05 am – 11:15 am Break
11:15 am – 11:45 am Surgical Considerations for Recurrent Gynecologic Cancers Michael Lopez- Acevedo, MD
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Clinical Trials: Why Participate? Sarah Temkin, MD
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm Speaker Panel Moderated by Robert Giuntoli, MD
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch and Audience Feedback Moderated by Monica Jones, MD, MSC
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer Syndromes—from Diagnosis to Prevention Margaret Gallegos, CGC
1:45 pm – 2:05 pm The Role of Nutrition in Surviving Cancer Robyn Rockwell, MHS, RD, LD, CSO
2:05 pm – 2:35 pm Sexuality after Gynecologic Cancer Therapy Sarah Bernstein, RN, MS, AOCN
2:35 pm – 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm – 3:10 pm High Anxiety: Using Your Strengths to Redefine and Rebuild Rachel Noble, MS, LPC
3:10 pm – 3:45 pm Developing Your Survivorship Plan Ebony Hoskins, MD and Dawnia Bell
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Speaker Panel Moderated by Robert Giuntoli, MD
4:00 pm Closing Remarks Monica Jones, MD, MSC

This event is part of End Women’s Cancer Weekend, Nov. 2-3, 2019, which culminates with the National Race to End Women’s Cancer. Discounted room rates are available for this weekend at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC through Oct. 2, 2019.

This course is made possible through sponsorship support from