On Saturday, June 2nd, the Fred Hutch Survivorship Program hosted it's 12th annual Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness event. The event was designed for patients, survivors, caregivers, friends, family and health care professionals. Education on a variety of the late and long-term effects faced by individuals after treatment is completedand was provided as well as information about wellness after cancer.
The event was attended by over 200 indivuals affected by cancer, speakers and exhibitors. Post-event evaluation forms completed by attendees reflected overwhelmingly positive impressions; suggestions and comments will be considered in planning future events.
Quotes from attendees about what they liked best
"The keynote performance was the best! I really enjoyed the Emotional Healing breakout session."
"Loved all of the topic discussions. Presenters were engaging and informative."
"This event was so helpful. I learned a lot and it will really have a positive impact on my journey through treatment and recovery. Very impressed! Thank you!"
"That even though my cancer treatment is done, there is still help for me and many more."
"The opportunity for continuing education and support. I loved that caregivers like me were included, not simply patients."
"I loved Jonna Tamases. Thank you for bringing her to share her story in such a unique way."
"It was such a wonderful experience and an over-all wonderful day. Thank you."
"Networking, friendly staff, volunteers, relevant topics, good food"
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