23rd Annual Living with Cancer Conference: Confronting the Challenge


The 23rd annual Living with Cancer Conference is intended to benefit people living with cancer, their families and friends, and health care 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:

  • Affordable Care Act
  • Changing Roles and Responsibilities for Caregivers
  • Creative Power and Cancer
  • Current and Future Trends in Treatment
  • Legal Issues and Cancer
  • Managing Pain and Other Symptoms
  • Meditation and Yoga
  • Putting Good Nutrition on Your Plate
  • Reflections by Survivors
  • Spirituality and Coping
  • Updates in Cancer Survivorship

Event Information

Date & Time(s)
Saturday, July 20, 2013, 9:15 AM – 3:30 PM

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


See brochure for a list of speakers.


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

Location Information

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67 Street
Between York and First Avenue
New York, NY 10065

Registration Information

Registration Details

Early registration is suggested due to limited space. For further information or to register, please call conference organizer CancerCare at 212-712-8368.