Wednesday, July 19, 2017

North Texas Cancer Expo: Full Schedule Released

After much anticipation, the full schedule for the 2017 LIVING YOUR BEST LIFE North Texas Cancer Expo presented by Briggs Equipment is now available!  Review the sessions available at this FREE event on Saturday, September 16th and reserve your seats by registering today!

8:00 AM - Expo & Registration Opens
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM - Opening Session
Patricia Thomson, Ph.D., Executive Director North Texas Chapter
Don Armstrong, Expo Chair & Survivor
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM - Concurrent Morning Breakout Sessions
Movement and Yoga
Start your day with an energizing easy yoga session with tips on how to stay fit.
The New Normal
Join keynote speaker Lila Javan as she discusses life after cancer and finding balance in survivorship.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM - Concurrent Morning Breakout Sessions
Disease Updates
Hear the latest in groundbreaking research updates from a panel of top oncologists in North Texas.
Finish Your Race
Author and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) survivor Don Armstrong empowers you to find your true purpose and live with an unstoppable passion.
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM - Concurrent Morning Breakout Sessions
Cancer Prevention Through Nutrition
Enjoy an educational cooking demonstration and tasting with certified nutritional coach and culinary instructor, Patricia R. Thomson, Ph.D.
Let's Talk About Cancer
A diverse panel of caregivers and survivors discuss the lines of communication patients face during cancer diagnosis and treatment. 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Lunch & Keynote Speaker
Lunch Welcome
Patricia R. Thomson, Ph.D., Executive Director, North Texas Chapter
Dr. Brian Berryman, Texas Oncology
Keynote Speaker
Lila Javan, Survivor
1:15 PM – 1:45 PM – Concurrent Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Food Saved Me
Let Katherine Lawrence show you how you can cook faster, retain more nutrients, remove toxins and reduce food costs.
Side Effect Management
Join Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy, and LLS partner, as experts share the best ways to manage the effects of cancer treatment.
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Concurrent Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Mindfulness and Meditation
Research shows that meditation can improve everything from memory to mental acuity to anxiety.  Join our meditation coach for tips to use every day.
Survivorship Panel
Survivors and parents of survivors share their experiences and answer questions about survivorship at all stages post-treatment.
3:00 PM – Expo Closes

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