National Town Hall on Cancer Survivorship

Cancer Survivorship

On Monday, January 27th, UF HealthStreet is hosting an Our Community, Our Health (OCOH) National Town Hall focusing on Cancer Survivorship.
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Time: Local reception begins at 5:30 p.m. EDT, town hall 6-7 p.m. EDT
Location: HealthStreet, 2401 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL 32608

The discussion will include up-to-date information on living with, through, and beyond cancer from the panel, which includes:

  • Ting-Yuan (David) Cheng, PhD (Moderator), Assistant Professor, Cancer Epidemiologist, UF Department of Epidemiology
  • Debra Lyon, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN, Executive Associate Dean, Kirbo Endowed Chair, Symptom Management, UF College of Nursing
  • Ashley Ghiaseddin, M.D., Neuro-oncologist, Glioblastoma Research, UF Department of Neurosurgery
  • Barb Thomas, Breast Cancer Survivor, Survivors for Research Founder, Cancer Research Advocate


Some topic points will include:
• How cancer research drives community-based interventions
• The connection between cancer and symptom management
• The impacts that health disparities have on treatment and intervention
• Exploring how the narrative and efforts of cancer survivors further cancer research