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Silver Linings Conference


2nd Annual Silver Linings Conference

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

Date: Saturday, May 17th

Time: 9AM-4:30PM

Registration will begin at 8:30

Location: The Washington Post Building

1150 15th St. NW

Washington, DC 20071

*Metro Accessible*


The National Capital Area Chapter of LLS will be hosting its Second 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.




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 Robinson at or 703-399-2940


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last updated on Wednesday, March 05, 2014