Hereditary Colon Cancer Family Day

October 29, 2016

Chicago, IL

An engaging discussion about family communication.

A healthy start to our day!

A healthy start to our day!

Comparing experiences is cathartic.

Comparing experiences is cathartic.

Celebrating health (and the Cubs!)

Celebrating health (and the Cubs!)

Nice to see family support!

Nice to see family support!

New friends in the making!

New friends in the making!

The fantastic medical team at University of Chicago Medicine.

The fantastic medical team at University of Chicago Medicine.

Bonding while breaking bread.

Bonding while breaking bread.

Breaking bread with new friends.

Breaking bread with new friends.

Strangers no more!

Strangers no more!

Travis Bray (right) lends an ear for an important story.

Travis Bray (right) lends an ear for an important story.

Young in years, but wise and brave!

Young in years, but wise and brave!

Bunnell Family returns for year two!

Bunnell Family returns for year two!

Heart warming to see the loving support!

Heart warming to see the loving support!

Volunteers from Colon Cancer Alliance.

Volunteers from Colon Cancer Alliance.

Genetics experts getting ready for our guests.

Volunteers Rebecca Wang & Peg Moran.

Volunteers Rebecca Wang & Peg Moran.

Support from WOC Nurse and Allstate Life Insurance Agent.

Support from WOC Nurse and Allstate Life Insurance Agent.

Volunteers from Nortwestern University, genetic counseling students.

Thanks for your support Don!

Thanks for your support Don!

Thanks for your support Susan!

Thanks for your support Susan!

Thanks for your support Candace & Sean!

Thanks for your support Candace & Sean!

Thanks for your support Audrey & Leandra!

Thanks for your support Audrey & Leandra!

Thanks for your support John!

Thanks for your support John!

Thanks for your support Janice!

Thanks for your support Janice!

Please enjoy these presentations. We hope you find them useful in your journey.

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A welcome address provided byTravis H. Bray, PhD.

Understanding Genetic Syndromes, presented by Jessica Stoll, MS, CGC, University of Chicago Medicine.

Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Cancer, presented by Manish R. Sharma, MD, University of Chicago Medicine.

Family Communication, presented by Amy Siston, PhD, Psycho-Oncology Service, University of Chicago Medicine.

Managing Lynch Syndrome, presented by Sonia S. Kupfer, MD, Director, GI Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic.

Lynch Syndrome - GI Surgery, presented by Neil H. Hymann, MD, FACS, Section Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Co-Director, Center for Digestive Disease, Professor of Surgery, University of Chicago Medicine.

Gynecologic Care for Patients with Hereditary Colon Cancer, presented by Iris Romero, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Managing Polyposis, presented by Sonia S. Kupfer, MD, Director, GI Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic.

Polyposis Conditions - GI Surgery, presented by Neil H. Hymann, MD, FACS, Section Chief of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Co-Director, Center for Digestive Disease, Professor of Surgery, University of Chicago Medicine.