Events

Keep checking back as we add to our events for this year!!

2014 CANCER ANSWERS:  Throughout 2014 we will be holding a series of FREE programs relative to ALL cancer survivors. The sessions feature experts from our community talking about issues pertinent to the daily lives of cancer patients, our caregivers and friends.
All Programs are from
6:00pm to 8:00pm
American Red Cross (FRONT Building) 
786 Delaware Ave. (Corner of Summer Street) 
Buffalo, New York 14209
Please RSVP to 716-946-6437  or info@wnyovariancancerproject.com

Tuesday, October 7th: Hereditary Cancer & Genetics: "The Angelia Jolie Effect" Whether you are a cancer survivor or not, you or your family members may have questions about the risk of developing cancer. If my cousin has cancer, do I need to worry? What put's me at risk? What you need to know, what discussions are important to have with family members and who are the experts you should see to protect yourself and your family. The importance of seeing a Certified Genetic Counselor, getting good genetic testing, as well as screening programs for 'high risk' individuals.
With Experts: Mollie Hutton, MS, CGC from Roswell Parks Genetics Department and High Risk Cancer Specialists Dr. Peter Frederick & Dr. Jessica Young from the High Risk Gynecological Cancer Screening Clinic and the High Risk Breast Cancer Screening Clinic.

November 2nd 2014: SAVE the DATE for the next National Race to End Women's Cancer This great event is put on by the Foundation for Women's Cancer in Washington, DC Register Today! http://endwomenscancer2014.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1102870

2014 Schedule of the Foundation for Women's Cancer Ovarian Cancer Survivors Courses: Registration for upcoming courses will be available on this page 30 days prior to the course date. If you have additional questions, please contact the Foundation ateducation@foundationforwomenscancer.org or 312.658.0751.

Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course
Saturday, October 11, 2014
West Bloomfield, MI
Click here to view course brochure
Click here to register

Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Washington, DC

Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses
Saturday & Sunday, February 7-8, 2015
Anchorage, AK

May 10th & 11th 2014: WNY Ovarian Cancer Project Annual Geranium Sale: We'll start taking orders early in 2015 for delivery May 10th & 11th. This is the WNY Ovarian Cancer Projects 3rd Annual Sale, with the proceeds supporting our "Comfort & Hope Tote" Program. We need lot's of volunteers for this event, to take orders as well as onsite delivery days! Send us an email and let us know you'd like to volunteer! info@wnyovariancancerproject.org

June 18 - 20, 2014 9th Annual Joining Forces Conference on Hereditary Breast & Ovarian Cancer, Philadelphia, PA Joining Forces' Against Hereditary Cancer is an international conference designed by and for people and families affected by hereditary cancer or a BRCA mutation. The conference will present a wide range of topics and the latest research on these cancers. Our 2014 program will be held in partnership with Penn Medicine's Basser Research Center for BRCA. The conference will provide participants opportunities to enroll in research, including Basser-funded studies. Attendees include people concerned about hereditary cancer: survivors, previvors, people with a BRCA mutation or family history of cancer, patient advocates, researchers, and health care providers who treat high-risk patients. Want to learn more? Click on this link: http://www.facingourrisk.org/get-involved/events/annual-conference/index.php

July  2015: 17th Annual Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Conference. The WNY Ovarian Cancer Project is a Proud Partner Member of the Alliance and each year, the Alliance hosts the largest ovarian cancer-specific conference in the nation, bringing together researchers, clinicians, survivors and caregivers to learn about the latest developments in diagnosis, treatment and quality of life. Join the WNY Ovarian Cancer Project at the conference, learn more here: http://www.ovariancancer.org/nationalconference/ 

September 4th 2015: "Teal Niagara Falls – Teal the World"  WNY Ovarian Cancer Project's Annual Lighting of Niagara Falls & Event:  We've got some exciting plans for our 2015 event! We 'll be lighting up the Falls & having the best ever CELEBRATION!  Want to help with the planning or volunteer at the event? Let us know at info@ovariancancerproject.org

September 1 - 30, 2015: National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month Stay tuned for local and national event listings! 
 

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