November 7-9, 2012, Atlanta, Georgia: USA Critical Mass, The Young Adult Cancer Alliance. Annual Conference. We were again blown away by the unique display of UNITY between the leaders in:
The purpose of the gathering was to address the unique needs of young adult tumor and cancer patients! The event started with a mixer in the hotel after everyone arrived to register for the event. On Thursday, the conference was kicked off with a Keynote from NY Times blogger and Young Adult Cancer Patient, Suleika Jaouad. Throughout the day there were sessions on:
The day ended with an informal social event at an off- site venue. This is where relationships are created or solidified and the seeds for “real” interaction between organizations are planted. The following morning, the day was opened by Benjamin Rubenstein and highlighted by discussions addressing genomics, collaboration, and resources for patients. We are excited to see how the relationships built from the conference will address the unmet needs of the young adult tumor/cancer patient population. mAss Kickers Foundation is proud to be a part of this unique collaboration!