Schedule of Events


The final Agenda will be updated periodically throughout the coming weeks, so please check back soon.  To date, the planned Conference Agenda is as follows:

 Thursday, March 6th


12:00PM - 6:00PM


   4:00PM - 4:30PM

Appreciation Reception

4:30PM - 5:30PM

Exhibitor Networking Event

6:00PM - 9:00PM


I Got Sick Then I Got Better
Written and Performed by Jenny Allen
Directed by James Lapine and Darren Katz


Keynote Speaker
Welcome Valisia LeKae!

Friday, March 7th 


7:00AM - 12:00PM


7:00AM - 8:00AM

Breakfast Buffet

8:00AM - 8:45AM

But I Just Grew Out My Bangs!  A Cancer Tale
Katya Lezin

8:45AM - 9:00AM

Welcome/Course Overview
Cheryl Saenz, MD

9:00AM - 9:30AM

The Hereditary Component of Ovarian Cancer and
Impact on Cancer Treatment
Sharyn Lewin, MD, FACS

9:30AM - 9:45AM

 Wellness Break

9:45AM - 10:15AM

Fertility Preservation and Options in Ovarian Cancer Patients
Mitchell P. Rosen, MD

10:15AM - 10:45AM

Clinical Trials: How and for Whom are They Designed?
John Farley, MD, COL(ret.)

10:45AM - 11:25AM

Panel Discussion

11:25AM - 12:30PM

Fiesta Luncheon

12:30PM - 12:45PM   

NOCC: Past, Present, and Future
David Barley, CEO

12:45PM - 1:30PM

Meals to Heal Nutrition Game Show and
Grocery Store Scavenger Hunt
Susan Bratton, CEO

1:30PM - 2:00PM

Future of Ovarian Cancer Treatment: Personalized Medicine
Carolyn Y. Muller, MD

2:00PM - 2:15PM

Wellness Break

2:15PM - 2:45PM

Symptom Management: Chemo Brain
Heidi J. Gray, MD

2:45PM - 3:35PM

Understanding Cancer Survivorship and Care Plans
Ritu Salani, MD, MBA

3:35PM - 4:15PM

Panel Discussion


Las Vegas Adventure - On Your Own!

4:15PM - 5:00PM

Survivors, Speakers, Sponsors, and Exhibitors:
Gathering With Valisia!
Sponsored by MeaMac

5:00PM - 6:00PM

 Survivor Soiree


Saturday, March 8th


7:00AM - 8:00AM

Breakfast Buffet

8:00AM - 8:45AM

Prospect of Recurrence: Clinical Trials Participation and
Your Survivorship Journey
Darlene Gibbon, MD

8:45AM - 9:30AM

 Lite Meditation/Drum Circle
Judith Pinkerton, MT-BC/L

9:30AM - 9:45AM

Wellness Break

9:45AM - 10:25AM

Heredity: Saving My Daughter's Life
Anne Weber

10:25AM - 10:45AM

Healthy Living and LIvES Research Study
David Alberts, MD

10:45AM - 11:45AM

Valisia LeKae, Diem Brown, Jenny Allen,
Zereana Jess-Huff, and Katya Lezin
share the experiences of their journeys, offering emotional, motivational, and inspirational support. It should not be missed!


11:45AM - 12:00PM

Boxed Lunch


Note: Agenda is subject to change.



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