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Registration is now open for a free conference in Morgantown for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, and health care professionals.

The conference, at the Waterfront Marriott on September 23, is hosted by Triage Cancer, a national, nonprofit organization that provides cancer survivorship information through educational events, a speakers bureau, and online materials and resources.

Patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, and health care professionals are encouraged to attend to learn more about:

  • Being an empowered patient and advocate
  • Understanding health insurance options
  • Navigating insurance, clinical trials, & appeals
  • Nutrition
  • Employment: working through treatment, taking time off, disability insurance, & returning to work
  • Being prepared: estate planning & useful documents
  • Navigating finances & getting financial help

Continuing education credits will be available.

This event has been approved as a continuing education activity by Oncology Nursing Society, the National Association of Social Workers, and the West Virginia Board of Social Work.

Learn more, and register, at

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