Events

Partnership Quarterly Meeting

The Partnership extends a warm welcome to attend our upcoming virtual Quarterly Meeting, taking place on Monday, June 14th from 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm. You will need to register for this meeting.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0pf-Grqz0iGNMUWFHfP6vbqxNAo5fKL6K0

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Genetic Testing and Counseling Webinar

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In collaboration with CURE®, the Partnership invites you to join us online for the Educated Patient® Webinar: Empowering Patients to Understand Cancer Genetic Testing and Counseling on Thursday, May 27 from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. RSVP today to hear from an expert panel of RI-based professionals and a patient who will discuss the importance of genetic testing and counseling for patients. Participants will also have the opportunity to submit questions to be answered live by the panel.

 

Topics for discussion include:

  • Understanding family history and when genetic testing might be needed

  • What one can expect from cancer genetic counseling

  • Feeling empowered by understanding your genetics with testing and counseling

  • Recent developments and advancements in cancer genetic testing

The Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island, principal sponsor of the Educated Patient® Webinar: Empowering Patients to Understand Cancer Genetic Testing and Counseling, is pleased to offer this educational opportunity to the cancer community in conjunction with the Rhode Island Department of Health, Women & Infants Hospital, and the Hospital Association of Rhode Island.

ONS Spring Conference

UPDATE: The ONS Spring Conference has been rescheduled for Spring 2021 due to changes circumstances with COVID-19. 

The Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society is holding its 34th annual spring conference on March 21, 2020 at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, RI. Members, nonmembers, students, and retired nurses are all welcome! Topics will include: chemotherapy best practices; interactions of vitamins, supplements, herbs, and marijuana with chemotherapy; clinical grading criteria; managing oncologic emergencies; and a keynote speech by cancer survivor and healthcare speaker Diana Jordan. 

To find out more information and register, please click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/34th-annual-ons-spring-conference-tickets-89504180413

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