2010 Boston Seminar Highlights
Thank you to everyone who made the 2010 Boston Conversations about Colorectal Cancer seminar a great success! 215 people registered for the seminar presented in partnership with Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center on Saturday, November 20, 2010.
A panel of exceptional and accomplished doctors spoke about advances in the treatment of colon cancer. Dana-Farber’s leading healthcare professionals presented information on oncology, radiation oncology, surgery and interventional radiology. An additional session was added to the Boston seminar about diet and lifestyle.
After a panel questions and answers session with the speakers, attendees ate a buffet lunch while participating in a breakout session – peer-to-peer support forums for survivors and caregivers.
To watch the recorded sessions from this seminar, go to Boston Seminar Webcast.
Overall, the participants were very pleased with the event and grateful for the valuable information. Of the survey respondents, 92% rated the seminar as excellent or very good and 95% indicated that they would recommend the seminar to a friend or family member. To learn more about how participants rated the seminar, go to Boston Seminar Survey Graphs.
Some of the comments from participants include:
“Excellent program! The speakers were the best! It was wonderful to be among so many who are struggling with the same disease.”
“I am so pleased I came. The information was straightforward, promising but not sugar coated. Thank you!”
“I wish I had this information upon diagnosis!”