Answer2Cancer is an innovative and patient-centric and patient-facing initiative. Simply, it is a virtual/online patient education summit planned by cancer patients for cancer patients, families and caregivers. The advisory panel includes oncologists/hematologists, an oncologic nurse, managed care expert, patient advocate and physician liaisons. And, all clinical content is vetted through oncology specialists and advanced care providers here in Portland. For a quick explanation, click on this short video, https://answer2cancer.org/what-is-a2c.
The digital summit went live on, Oct. 2 and Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 at the free Answer2Cancer event - if you missed it, you can still catch most of the great online content - on your schedule! Check it out at www.answer2cancer.com.
The event will take place online. Watch this Web site for more details soon. The "doors open" and the event begins at 8:30 a.m.
Beside the availability of the full complement of oncologic specialists and providers throughout the day, we offered live peer engagement with other patients who have weathered specific diagnoses so attendees could have first-hand interface, experiential learning and feedback.
Answer2Cancer is as a daylong program featuring a broad range of customized oncology resources, support and education in a patient-centered format. The online/virtual event delivers peer mentoring, help, support, resources and education to help cancer patients, families, caregivers and survivors because it was planned BY cancer patients FOR cancer patients.