Colorectal Cancer Community Conference

Colorectal Cancer Community Conference


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Colorectal Cancer Canada

This virtual conference brings together the nation’s colorectal cancer community: patients who are undergoing or have completed treatment, caregivers, family members, and healthcare professionals. Together, we will join forces to ENGAGE, EXCHANGE & EMPOWER.

This conference is of great benefit to patients, caregivers, and their loved ones, and we are delighted to be hosting this event for the fourth year in a row. For more details or to view the Agenda, please visit the Conference site:

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We are excited to announce our upcoming Colorectal Cancer Community Conference which will take place virtually on May 14th & 15th from 12:00 to 4:00 pm (EST).

With the help of our patient and caregiver co-chairs, our team has been hard at work curating an Agenda that promises to inspire, educate, and empower by sharing lived experiences and addressing the unique needs and questions of individuals who are: recently diagnosed, currently undergoing treatment and who have completed treatment. The conference will feature informative sessions, interesting discussions, and tailored resources.

Learn More on the Official Conference Website!


Date Activities
May 14th
12:10 PM - 1:15 PM

New Advances in CRC Treatments

In this session, our medical panel will provide an overview of the latest available treatments for metastatic and non-metastatic CRC in Canada.
1:15 PM - 2:25 PM

The Advocacy Spectrum: An Authentic View of Patient Experiences

From self-advocacy to advocating for access to treatments and policy change, this session will bring together a panel of patients to explore the different roles that advocacy played in their cancer experience.
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Empowering Through Unity: Exploring the Advantages of Connecting With Patient/ Community Groups

In this quickfire session (30 minutes), we will take a look at how patient groups and community organizations can help to "fill in the gaps" and complement your medical care.
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Health Equity – Better Access to Care for All

In this quickfire session, we will explore some of the current barriers to access to cancer care and viable solutions to improve patient and health system outcomes.
May 15th
12:05 PM - 1:05 PM

Navigating a Cancer Diagnosis: I’ve been diagnosed with cancer. Now what?

A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing event that can leave you with a whirlwind of emotions ranging from anger, to sadness, to guilt. In this session, join our panel of healthcare professionals and patients as they discuss the psychosocial impact of a cancer diagnosis and strategies for coping.
1:10 PM - 2:10 PM

Balancing Act: Wellness During Treatment

In this session, our panel of patients and healthcare professionals will address different areas of wellbeing and explore strategies to support your wellness throughout treatment.
2:40 PM - 3:40 PM

Beyond Treatment: Building A Framework For Your New Normal

After treatment has ended, managing your new normal can be overwhelming and it can be difficult to know where to begin. In this session, our panel of patients and healthcare professionals will explore different approaches to managing your post-treatment concerns and embracing your new normal.
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

Community Conversation: Post-Conference Session

A moderated session that will allow attendees to interact with each other and with Colorectal Cancer Canada team to build connections and ask additional questions.