Rhode Island Cancer Summit
The Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island held its first-ever hybrid Annual Cancer Summit on November 4, 2021. The summit, “A Decade of Promise for Pediatric Cancer and Palliative Care: Survivorship in 2021,” featured a keynote by Jessica Marfeo, BSN, RN, OCN, R-ICU Nurse at Rhode Island Hospital, Former Miss Rhode Island 2013, and pediatric cancer survivor. Junhie Oh, BDS, MPH, and Nancy Lebrun, BS, CTR gave a joint presentation on PYAC cancer reporting and the long-term hardship of survivors, and Susan DeSanto-Madeya, Ph.D., RN, FAAN led a multidisciplinary panel of experts on the importance of palliative care for optimizing the quality of life for patients across the lifespan.
If you were unable to attend this year's conference or would like to rewatch the presentations, you may watch below.