Survive and Thrive - Longview

Participants start the day with fellow Survivor, Jennifer Jackson, discussing healthy survivorship. Breakout sessions cover a range of topics including intimacy after cancer, advanced care planning, and fighting cancer by foot and fork. Newly added to the roster of breakouts is Caregiving 101.

The Summit Club
3700 Judson Road
​Longview, TX 75605

Registration is Free! Meals and self-parking included.

Keynote Speaker

Jennifer Jackson, RN, Survivor. After undergoing a lumpectomy and regimen of chemotherapy and radiation she turned "Why me?" into a positive. Now as a survivor, Jennifer hopes for a greater emphasis on self-examinations and welcomes the opportunity to encourage women throughout their cancer journey.

Other national and regional experts will discuss topics such as:

  • Late and long-term side effects
  • Sex after cancer
  • Caregiver connections
  • Healthy Survivorship
  • Exercise and nutrition
  • Advance care planning

Download the Longview Survive & Thrive Symposium Flyer.


8:00 - 8:45 am Registration and Light Breakfast

8:45 - 8:50 am Welcome
Larry Frase, MD

8:50 - 9:00 am Embrace the Day
Tamika Felder, Survivor

9:00 - 9:30 am Keynote Address | Healthy Survivorship
Jennifer Jackson, RN, Survivor

9:30 - 9:40 am Ready...Recap...Reflect!
Tamika Felder, Survivor

9:40 - 9:50 Break

9:50 - 10:45 am Late and Long-Term Effects of Treatment
Medical Oncologist: Matei Socoteanu, MD
Radiation Oncologist: Larry Frase, MD
Survivorship Navigator: Terry Tompkins, MS, APRN, FNP-BC

10:45 - 11:00 am Ready...Recap...Reflect!
Tamika Felder, Survivor

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Breakout Sessions
Reclaiming You
Tamika Felder, Survivor
Advanced Care Planning
Terry Tompkins, MS, APRN, FNP-BC

12:00 - 12:45 pm Lunch

12:45 - 1:45 pm Breakout Sessions
Caregiving 101
Christy R. Collins, LCSW
Fighting Cancer by Foot and Fork
Caryn Fields, MS, RD, CSO, CNSC

1:45 - 2:00 pm Closing Remarks

2:00 - 3:00 pm Reception