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Gateway Chapter Blood Cancer Conference

Join the Gateway Chapter for its 
2nd Annual Blood Cancer Conference!


May 10, 2014

8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

8:30 AM Registration & Resource Fair
9 AM Opening Address

West Port Lakeside Chalet
191 West Port Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63146

This free event is open to patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals and the community.

Register Online Now!


Key Note Speakers:

In Sickness As In Health

Barbara Kivowitz, MSW, is a psychotherapist, organizational consultant, and advisor to several health systems.
Richard Weissberg is an ex-rocket scientist, management consultant, and martial arts student.

Author Barbara Kivowitz, along with her husband Richard Weissberg, will discuss what happens to couples when illness becomes the unwanted third partner in the relationship.


Breakouts Include:

  • Clinical Trials
  • "What to Expect from My Cancer Treatment"
  • "Using Movement to Address Fatique"
  • Survivorship Plans
  • Stem Cell Transplant (Exclusively for Professionals)
  • Distress Screenings (Exclusively for Professionals)

Lunch Programs

  • Pediatric Survivor Family Luncheon--lunch and art therapy workshop for pediatric patients and their families
  • Luncheon Keynote--In Sickness As In Health: Helping Couples Cope with the Complexities of Illness


For event details or questions, contact:
Meg Boyko, Patient Access, Education and Advocacy Manager, at (314) 590-2239 or

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Vendor & Program Opportunities

Vendor space and program ads available.  Details

Continuing Education Credits will be posted soon.

last updated on Wednesday, April 16, 2014