UMN Survivorship Conference Summary

McNamara Alumi Center

Survivorship Conference at the beautiful University of Minnesota McNamara Alumi Center

Annette Bonaventura, Amy Hoban, Kraig Kuusinen, Kevin O’Keefe, Allan Swartz, Connie Dow, and our Executive Director, Janelle Calhoun, attended the 13th Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference, organized through the Masonic Cancer Center. The McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota’s main campus hosted this event to a soldout crowd of over 350 participants. The free event went from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. with breakfast and lunch provided through generous sponsors.

Katie Schmitz, PhD, MPH, MSEd, a Penn State University professor, gave the opening Keynote entitled, “Exercise Guidance after a Cancer Diagnosis: Evidence and Logistics.” The take away was that one needs to be as active as one can possibly be to maintain overall health.

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