January 9, 2019 - San Juan and Caguas, Puerto Rico

Event Highlights

Photo of community members standing around a sign that says contra cáncer and bienvenidoPhoto of meeting with cancer survivor

discussion with community members in infusion centerdiscussion with cancer survivors

discussion with cancer survivorsdoctor hugging woman at desk

About the Event

Read the Cancer.Net blog by Dr. Marcia Cruz-Correa about lessons learned from this event.

Read the ASCO Connection blog by Dr. Cruz-Correa about takeaways for healthcare professionals from this event.

Read a Cancer.Net blog post by Dr. Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez on how to increase Hispanic advocacy in cancer research, in English and in Spanish. Dr. Segarra-Vázquez is a a patient advocate who gave a presentation on cancer care from the patient perspective during this event. 

Read a Cancer.Net blog post by Julia Michelle Santiago, a colorectal cancer survivor and patient advocate, about her diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, and how she used her skills and experience to help build awareness of colorectal cancer in Puerto Rico

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