Quality of Life Cancer Survivorship Conference

Journey together: The 2011 Quality of Life Cancer Survivorship Conference
Saturday June 11: Hilton Hawaiian Village

  • You can still register! Call Valerie Yoshida at 692-7480
  • or fill out the PDF Registration Form.

Please note this recent update from the organizers:

We sincerely apologize that there may be traffic difficulties on June 11. The Kamehameha Day Parade will begin at King & Richards and end at Kapi’olani Park via Punchbowl, Ala Moana and Kalakaua Avenue. Kalia Road in front of the Hilton will be difficult to get to from approximately 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. A roundabout way would be to cross thru on Royal Hawaiian Avenue to Lewers Street to Kalia Avenue.

Quest for a Cure: Progress in Cancer Research
8:30 am to 10:30 am

  • Download the pdf for Quest for a Cure

Cancer Survivorship Conference
10:30 to 3:30 PM

Breakout Sessions at the Cancer Survivorship Conference include the following morning sessions:

Supportive Cancer Care.
Learn about healing touch, massage therapy, acupuncture and holistic and integrative therapies.

Careging: Now What Do I Do?

Learn about the various resources available in our community as well as the importance of self-care.

Taking Charge: Addressing Employment & Financial Issues.

Increase knowledge and skills to address employment and money concerns during or after cancer.

Genetics & Genomics: What it can tell us about family history, prevention, and the future.

Discuss the most common cancer syndromes, what to look for in a family history, prevention of future cancers in both survivors and their family members, as well as a brief look into the future of cancer genomics and its technologies.

The Psychological Journey

Discuss psychological issues and ways to cope with what can arise after treatment for cancer.

Afternoon sessions:

Managing the Physical Effects of Cancer and its Treatment.
Discuss the long-term and late effects of cancer treatment, such as lymphedema and pain.

Questions about Sexuality & Fertility after a Cancer Diagnosis.
Sexuality and fertility issues faced by cancer survivors, their impact on relationships, and discuss several strategies to managing these important issues.

Healthy Lifestyle: Nutrition and Exercise.

Learn how good nutrition and physical activity improve mental and physical functioning after cancer treatment.

Fee: $10 – UHCC Research Presentation Only; Includes Breakfast. Space is limited to the first 200 participants.

$15 – HCCCC Cancer Survivorship Conference Only; includes Lunch
Parking – $8 Validated Self-Parking; $13 Validated Valet Parking

Please direct all registration inquires to:  Amy Nye, UH Conference Center, 1951 East-West Road #102, Honolulu, HI 96822.

Phone: (808) 956-8204  Fax: (808) 956-4372

Deadline for registrations is extended.

  • PDF file of registration form
  • Download the flyer (PDF)