Virtual Cancer Center Survivorship Research Forum:
Innovations in Survivorship Care Delivery

A two-day virtual symposium
April 15-16, 2021

Phone: 612-624-7552

WASHINGTON, DC USA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE™ -- FEBRUARY 16, 2021: There are more than 17 million cancer survivors in the United States, a number expected to exceed 22 million by the end of the decade. A core challenge is how best to care for them and address their multiple needs.

This virtual symposium, sponsored by the University of Minnesota, will feature 35 presenters and breakout sessions to explore the issues, including:

  • Management and monitoring of late and long-term treatment effects, such as cognitive changes and cardiotoxicity;
  • Promotion of healthy lifestyles;
  • Screening for and management of secondary malignancies;
  • Engaging cancer survivors in self-management;
  • Strategies to ensure sufficient coordination and building an “ecosystem of care” that includes chronic disease management, cardio-oncology, and rehabilitation and therapy;
  • How telehealth and other technology can enhance survivorship care;
  • The benefits of patient-reported outcomes and barriers to their use;
  • Disparities in survivorship care; and
  • How survivorship care can be personalized to meet the needs of unique populations, such as older individuals, sexual minorities, those who live in rural regions, and those who survived childhood or young adult cancers.

The approximately 35 presenters will include:

Emily S. Tonorezos, MD, MPH
Director, Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute

Deb Mayer, PhD, RN, OACN, FAAN
Director of Cancer Survivorship UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Former Interim Director, Office of Cancer Survivorship, National Cancer Institute

Shelly Fuld Nasso, MPP
Chief Executive Officer, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

Susan Dentzer
Senior Policy Fellow, Robert J. Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University

Breakout sessions will allow attendees to meet and speak virtually with these and other leaders in the field.

Continuing education credits are available as follows:

American Medical Association (AMA)
The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
This activity is awarded up to 12.25 ANCC contact hours.

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
This activity is eligible for 12.25 ACPE contact hours. Information from the online evaluation and credit tracker (which includes your NABP # and month and date of birth) will be uploaded to The Monitor within four weeks of the activity.

Physician Assistants (PAs)
PAs may claim a maximum of 12.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Other Healthcare Professionals
Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

Contact us at or 612-624-7552