Thursday, October 17, 2019 at New Hope Community Church.


Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Second Annual Michelle Bard Geary Community Cancer Symposium!

The day included:

→  Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Shannon Miller, Olympic gold medalist and ovarian cancer survivor


→  Skin and head/neck screenings


→  Continuing Medical Education for Medical Professionals:

    • Colorectal Cancer Among Young Patients – Dr. Michael Liu
    • Gynecological Cancers – Dr. Samar Hassouneh
    • Palliative Care in Oncology – Dr. Joseph McCollom
    • Cancer Care Practice- Rural vs. Urban Barriers to Care – Dr. Sushil Jain
    • Collaboration in Cancer Care – Dr. Neil Sharma


→  Panel discussion – Moderated by Northwest State Community College President Dr. Michael Thomson and featuring discussion with cancer survivors Angelia Foster and Lana Keppeler, and Amy Beck, caregiver.