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3-day cancer conference begins Sept. 15

The Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia will host its Virtual Virginia Cancer Conference later this month.

In 2021, over 46,000 Virginians will be diagnosed with cancer. The goal of the Virginia Cancer Conference is to provide education and training to stakeholders in the local cancer community to meet the multifaceted needs of persons living with cancer, a release stated.

The virtual event will be held on three days—Sept. 15, 22 and 29, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Conference topics include: COVID-19 Impact on Cancer Screening and Treatment; Health Equity and Cancer; LGBTQ Individuals and Cancer; Cancer Prevention and Screening.

Through live presentations, panel discussions, breakout rooms and networking opportunities, the conference offers health care professionals, survivors, caregivers and the community at large the opportunity join together as we work towards a Virginia without cancer. Continuing education credits are being offered through VCU Health Continuing...

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