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Silver Linings Conference- for patients and survivors over 50 and their loved ones


3rd Annual Silver Linings Conference

A Survivorship Program for Cancer Patients and Survivors Over 50 and Their Families/Caregivers

Date: Spring 2015

Time: 9AM-4:30PM

Registration will begin at 8:30

Location: TBD


The National Capital Area Chapter of LLS will be hosting its Third Annual Over 50 Conference in an effort to address the specific  needs for older adult cancer patients. This full-day conference is aimed at reaching cancer patients 50+ years to help build a community of support and offer educational information on relevant topics.  The conference is open to patients and survivors with any type of cancer.


Potential topics include: making informed choices about care; health care reform, co-morbidity and managing chronic illnesses; finances and retirement; managing Medicare, side effects and long term effects; dietary needs and nutrition; intimacy issues; and faith and spirituality. 


At the conclusion of thie program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe and understand advances in treatment, standard care and treatment ioptions including clinical trials.
  • Access support services, including those from LLS, for survivors and families.
  • Understand various survivorship issues: specific topics covered to be announced soon. 


This is a free program and pre-registration will be required.

registration will be available closer to the event



We will be providing breakfast and lunch for all attendees.

Further questions and persons with special needs should contact our Manager of Patient Access, Education & Advocacy, Hunter Gunn at or 703-399-2940




last updated on Monday, August 04, 2014