Mississippi/Louisiana Chapter

www.lls.org/msla

Inaugural Blood Cancer Conference


Blood Drop

Mississippi/Louisiana
Inaugural Blood Cancer Conference
Cancer and Your Health: Exploring Complimentary Therapies
During Cancer Treatment and Beyond



Saturday, September 28, 2013
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hilton Riverside Hotel
New Orleans, LA 

Conference Brochure


2013 UPDATED Conference Agenda: Community Education Track for Patients, Caregivers, and Others

8:00  Registration l Visit Exhibitors

 

8:30  Opening Plenary Address: Understanding Blood Cancer
Robert Emmons, MD, FACP, Director, Stem Cell Transplant Program, Ochsner Cancer Institute, New Orleans, LA


9:30  Break - Visit Exhibitors

 

10:00  Breakout Session I

 

10:30  Breakout Session II

 

11:00  Break - Visit Exhibitors

 

11:15  Breakout Session III

 

11:45  Break & Buffet-Style Lunch Served

 

12:15  Welcome & Keynote Address: Cancer and Your Health: Exploring Complimentary Therapies During Cancer Treatment and Beyond
Lesley Meng, MD, East Jefferson Hematology-Oncology, Metairie, LA

 

1:30  Conference Ends



2013 Conference Breakout Sessions:

The New Normal: Life with Cancer
Karla Acuna, RN, BSN, Patient Navigator, Christus Cabrini Cancer Center, Alexandria, LA

Mindful Meditation
Joan Bicocchi, Cancer Survivor and Claudia Johnson, RN, East Jefferson General Hospital, Metairie, LA

Body Strengthening: Yoga
Wendy J. McKee CNA, ERYT YA, Owner, Fundamental Yoga, LLC,
Covington, LA

Body Strengthening: Tai Chi

Erlinda Nye, Tai Chi Instructor, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Covington, LA

Are We What We Eat?
Eva LeBlanc Marcantel, RD, LDN, Clinical Dietitian, Sodexo at Ochsner Health Systems, New Orleans, LA



 

inaugural bcc sponsors

 Provided through generous educational grants, this conference is FREE of charge.
A
professional track is being offered for 4.0 CEUs to nurses and social workers.


last updated on Thursday, September 26, 2013
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