24th annual Living with Cancer Conference: Confronting the Challenge


The 24th annual Living with Cancer Conference is intended to benefit people living with cancer, their families and friends, and healthcare professionals. This conference is free of charge and will offer information and practical tips to confront the day-to-day challenges of living with cancer.

Key topics include:

  • Current and Future Trends in Treatment
  • Affordable Care Act Updates
  • Creative Power and Cancer
  • Managing Pain and Other Symptoms
  • Meditation and Yoga
  • Putting Good Nutrition on Your Plate
  • Reflections by Survivors
  • Sensuality, Sexuality and Intimacy
  • Spirituality and Coping
  • Updates in Cancer Survivorship


For people living with cancer, their families and friends, and health care professionals.

Additional Information

See brochure for additional program details.

Date & Time(s)


Calvary Hospital
1740 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461


American Cancer Society, Inc., Eastern Division
Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center – Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Breast Examination Center of Harlem
Calvary Hospital
Gilda’s Club of New York City
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
NYU Langone Medical Center
VA NY Harbor Healthcare System
The Witness Project of Harlem

Registration Details

Pre-registration is required due to limited space. You may register by mailing your registration form to: Carolyn Messner, DSW, Director of Education and Training, CancerCare, 275 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001 or calling 1-212-712-8368 to register by phone.


See brochure for a list of speakers.