The Global Virtual Cancer Conference was created by patients, survivors and caregivers to empower you through connection, education and advocacy.

The Second Annual GVCC was on November 13-14, 2020, and offered two days of programming that included information, resources and advancements in the quest for cures. Sessions focused on empowering you to find and use your voice and the difference you can make, as well as solutions you can employ to improve your quality of life today! If you missed any sessions or would like to go back and re-watch, you can access them below.

GVCC20 Program.pdf

 

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Increasing Patient Awareness, Education and Collaboration

The COVID Advocacy Exchange offers support, resources, and collaboration to patients with chronic diseases and the advocates who aid them. Our goal is to maintain access to quality care during the pandemic. This session brought together a patient, caregiver and advocate who have participated in the Exchange to authentically discuss...


Prevention Diagnosis and Me

Cancer can mean different things to different people. For some with strong family histories, they take decisive action to prevent cancer. For others with genetic mutations, they must be continually monitored because they are at high risk...


How To Use Your Voice

The power of your voice is real. By advocating for yourself or others, sharing your story and participating in research, you are empowering yourself to make an impact — improving quality of life and advancing science...


Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health

The events of this year have brought the topic of health inequalities to the forefront of peoples’ minds across the globe. We live in an era where technology has made healthcare more available than ever before, and yet we struggle to deliver fair and equitable care to those who most need it within our own populations...


Survivorship In charge of your health

Some of us rush to get back to normal after treatment; others of us are so impacted by the trauma that it impedes on our daily life. Survivorship looks different for everyone, based on your cancer, treatment, ongoing therapies, chronic conditions, and personal circumstances like work, home and financial situations...


The Future of Cancer Treatment From the Patient Perspective

Over the last 15 years, the cancer community has witnessed a revolution in cancer treatment. New understanding of the immune system’s role in fighting cancer, as well as the genetics of cancer, have led to the development of new immunotherapies and targeted therapies that have improved survivorship and changed...


Pre Conference Session: Did Cancer Get Lost in COVID?

During the height of COVID-19, many patients avoided regular check-up and appointments to minimize infection risks. Were you one of them? This session featured the voices of physicians, administrators and advocates, as well as live patient, survivor and caregiver audience interaction...


Bollywood Dancing Made Easy

Join Jasmine and Naika as they lead you through a classic Bollywood routine that will get your blood pumping and energy flowing! After enjoying a choreographed performance, this session will teach attendees a number of classic Bollywood moves that anyone can do!


Therapeutic Yoga For Cancer

Enjoy some downtime in a mellow 45 minute therapeutic yoga for cancer support session. Join Tara (RTY500) from Lov Yoga (www.lov.yoga), as she teaches a yoga class for all levels of experience. Modifications will be offered so all can participate. You can transition to a nice long savasana at any time as well!


Demystifying Nutrition How To Read Beyond the labels

During an after treatment it is important to fuel your body with healthy foods. But with so many marketing terms used on food packages today like all natural, organic, preservative free, gluten free and GMO-free it is hard to know what it all means...


 
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