Working together to
improve the quality of
supportive cancer care.
Hosted By Coleman Foundation Supportive Oncology Collaborative For Children With Cancer
Please join pediatric cancer specialists from the Chicagoland area in a unique learning opportunity that addresses supportive care for children with cancer and their families.
Date: Friday, April 27th 2018
Time: 8am – 5pm
Location: Mercy Hospital Auditorium
The Coleman Foundation convened the Supportive Oncology Collaborative to explore supportive oncology, an aspect of care which has been overlooked by conventional cancer treatment. Supportive Oncology care aims to help cancer patients:
National organizations, such as the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and Commission on Cancer (CoC), recommend systematic delivery of supportive oncology and survivorship care to all cancer patients throughout the continuum of care.
Distress, Practical, Family, and Spiritual Concerns
Physical, Side Effect and Symptom Concerns
Treatment and Care concerns