Cancer and COVID-19Virtual Community and Access to Experts

Register now to join our Live Virtual Cancer and COVID series. Cancer patients dealing with COVID, doctors, and the experts in testing and treatment will be sharing their experience and answering questions to give hope, resilience, and knowledge. If you have registered you will receive a link via email the day before the event. Please note: If you cannot join us live, we will share the video of the session after.

The series of free, live, virtual programming kicked-off with: 

• COVID-19 patient and a physician treating those with COVID-19 on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at noon EST / 11:00 am CST / 9:00 am PST

Register to join our Live Saturday Sessions and receive updates about how COVID-19 affects us.


Suzanne StoneVP, Programs and StrategyThe Livestrong Foundation

Professionally and personally, Suzanne is most passionate about finding ways to scale impact. Not only clearing the beach of stranded starfish, but preventing them from ever getting there in the first place.

Dr. Catherine BenedictPsychologistStanford Cancer Institute

Catherine is passionate about supporting people affected by cancer, especially in dealing with the long-term challenges that persist or develop after treatment is completed.

Dr. Prasun MishraCEOAmerican Association for Precision Medicine (AAPM)

Prasun is leading research efforts focused on preventing and curing chronic diseases; not only treating the sick, but also providing knowledge and tools to individuals to live longer, healthier lives.

Dr. Morhaf AchkarFamily Physician and Faculty MemberUniversity of Washington

In 2016, Morhaf was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Since then, his research has focused on the experience of patients living with lung cancer.

Dr. Deepak AsundaiPhysicianUniversity of California, San Diego

Deepak is a Hospital Medicine physician and an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, who is also engaged in institutional disaster management planning.

Dr. Arun SivanandamClinical Trials SpecialistStanford Cancer Institute

Arun is passionate about data science predictive analytics and is currently exploring the digital revolution of artificial intelligence applications as a precision approach to augment Healthcare and Clinical Research processes.

The series continues with:

• COVID-19 Leaders Forum, Saturday, April 4, 2020 at noon EST / 11:00 am CST / 9:00 am PST

• COVID-19 Global Forum, Saturday, April 11, 2020 at noon EST / 11:00 am CST / 9:00 am PST

• COVID-19 Global Summit (CGS), Saturday, April 18, 2020, 10:30 am to 2:30 am EST / 9:30 am to 1:30 pm CST / 8:30 am to 5:30 pm PST

•  Authenticity: Cancer and Your Mental Health Summit, Saturday, April 25, 2020, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm EST / 9:00 am to 3:30 pm CST / 7:00 am to 1:30 pm PST

As always, you can connect with your peers in a variety of chatrooms on the GRYT Health platform, available on our desktop or app, where you can find support and connections through others who are undergoing similar experiences. We also offer free 24/7 support through the mental-health tool, Vivibot, which is clinically proven to decrease anxiety and improve resiliency.