Bag It Cancer Events

Bag It Events–offered in person or virtually–educate and celebrate cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare providers.

We also speak and exhibit at conferences & events where we can share more about Bag it and learn more about your journey.

Browse our upcoming events.

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10th Anniversary Escape to Thrive Celebration of Advocacy

WHEN:  May 15-19, 2022
WHERE:  Miraval Arizona

The Escape to THRIVE conference brings advocates together for learning and networking with  the ultimate goal of improving cancer patient education and outreach.

No other conference offers a unique balance of learning, skills development, and diverse peer interaction, complemented by overall wellness activities to embrace the WHOLE advocate–professionally and personally.  Registrations for the 2022 conference are closed.  Watch for 2023 event details.

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Virtual Self Advocacy Presentation — Self-Advocacy Within Healthcare

WHEN:  May 16, 5-6 PM MST
WHERE:  Virtual

Join Bag It for a discussion on what self-advocacy is and how you can be a self-advocate within healthcare. Self-advocacy is vital as it means that you are speaking up for yourself, voicing your concerns, and raising any question you might have.

Everyone and anyone is welcome to join the discussion!  Register now.

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Virtual Self Advocacy Presentation — Self-Advocacy Within Healthcare

WHEN:  June 2, 3-4 PM MST
WHERE:  Virtual

Join Bag It for a discussion on what self-advocacy is and how you can be a self-advocate within healthcare. Self-advocacy is vital as it means that you are speaking up for yourself, voicing your concerns, and raising any question you might have.

Everyone and anyone is welcome to join the discussion!  Register now.

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Survivor Breakfast

WHEN:  Sunday, June 5th, 8:00-10:30 AM
WHERE:  Community Foundation Campus (5049 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711)

Bag It Cancer and The Tucson Cancer Conquerors are teaming up to celebrate YOU on National Cancer Survivors Day. Please join us for this FREE event thanks to our friends at Pfizer.

The Survivor Breakfast will start with a quick morning stretch, some amazing food from Scratching The Plate Kitchen and Catering, an educational session from Oncologist Dr. Rachel Swart, and an inspirational message from Bag It founder Sherri Romanoski.

All survivors are invited to bring 1 guest. Please make sure to register for yourself and your guest. Registration ends May 20th. Space is limited, register today!

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American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO) Annual Meeting

WHEN:  June 3-7, 2022
WHERE:  McCormick Place, Chicago, IL and ONLINE

Find us at the Bag It booth in the Exhibit Hall Patient Advocacy Pavilion.  When you attend you will be joining more than 40,000 oncology professionals from around the world. It’s a change to stay up to date on new clinical cancer advances in every area of cancer research, gain real-time insights from world-renown faculty, and connect with one of the largest, most diverse audiences in global oncology–in person or online.  To learn more about the conference, visit their website.

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Partner Event

TMC Virtual Meet Me Downtown 5K and Festival of Miles

WHEN:  June 4, 2022
WHERE:  Race starts in front of Children’s Museum Tucson

Find us at the Bag It table before or after the race.  This great run benefits local Tucson education and youth charities—the Children’s Museum Tucson, Educational Enrichment Foundation, Greater Tucson Leadership, and the BEYOND-Tucson Foundation.  Learn more about the Meet Me Downtown 5K.

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Beyond Cancer: Navigating Care

WHEN:  June 11, 2022, 8 AM to 4 PM
WHERE: Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix, AZ (4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85040)

The Office of Community Outreach and Engagement at the University of Arizona Cancer Center will be hosting its first in-person Beyond Cancer event.  Bag It will be presenting and have a table so that we can meet you and talk about the Bag It Bag and other resources we offer for patients, caregivers and healthcare providers.  The event will have two keynote talks and there will be breakout sessions that cover past Beyond Cancer topics such as self-advocacy, positive psychology and resilience, and physical activity and nutrition. Learn more about and register for this Beyond Cancer event.

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Partner Event

Association of Oncology Social Work (ASOW) Annual Conference

WHEN:  June 15-17, 2022
WHERE: Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC

Join Bag It at our booth to talk about the unique Bag and resources that we offer cancer patients, caregivers and healthcare providers. The AOSW Annual Conference provides a unique opportunity for oncology social workers to gather information, share knowledge, support and guide each other. The presentations and educational sessions offered reflect important issues facing oncology social workers, and reiterate the valuable lessons previously shared.  Learn more about the AOSW Annual Conference and register.

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