M State's 2021 Cancer Care Conference goes virtual

March 2, 2021

M State's annual Cancer Care Conference is shifting to a virtual event for 2021 and will highlight new developments in cancer treatment, including targeted therapy and its quality of life considerations for cancer patients.

The conference, set for 9 a.m. to 2:10 p.m. Friday, April 23, is designed for health care professionals and sponsored by M State’s Workforce Development Solutions and the American Cancer Society.

In addition to targeted therapy/immunotherapy, sessions will focus on integrative care, pain management and estate planning.

Sessions and speakers include:

  • Targeted Cancer Therapy: Implications for Quality of Life, presented by Roger Maris Cancer Center pharmacist Lisa Narveson
  • Integrative Care: An Essential Component for Patient Quality of Life, presented by integrative care educator Andrea Paradis
  • Pain and the Brain – A Biopsychosocial Approach to Pain Management, presented by Jennifer L. Johnson, nurse practitioner at Hospice of the Red River Valley
  • Estate Planning: Do’s and Don’ts, presented by Stephen P. Astrup, project and regulatory counsel for Hospice of the Red River Valley

Nurses, social workers and dental professionals are eligible to earn four contact hours for attendance. Registration is $40.

For more information or to register, visit our website or contact Denice Brewer.