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CKCA Events and Member Organization Events


Listed below are Colorado Kids Cancer Association events as well as events from our member organizations

  • Miracle Party 
  • September 19, 2015
  • More info here

  • Colorado Kids Cancer Association General Meetings
    • Dates coming soon

Past Events

  • Oncology Nurse Navigation Summit, June 26-28, 2015
  • The goal of this summit, first and foremost, is to provide quality oncology navigation education. Participants in this meeting will include patient navigators, nurse navigators, oncology nurse navigators, social workers, healthcare professionals, and advocates was held June 26-28, 2015 Hyatt Regency Denver, Colorado Exhibitors: Colorado Cancer Coalition, Colorado Kids Cancer Association (CKCA), Giggling Goat, Young Survival Coalition and Give Forward
  • Goal: This 3-day meeting aims to address the practice needs of the navigator and/or health care professional—those who are new to navigation and looking to expand their knowledge, as well as experienced navigators who want to further develop their programs.
  • Objectives: At the conclusion of this program participants should be able to: 
    • Best practice navigation models, Identify side effects, long-term, and late effects of childhood/AYA cancer treatment
    • Survivorship tools, and disease-specific, clinically focused sessions, and will be supported by experts in the field of navigation Explain laws that protect childhood/AYA cancer survivors’ rights
    • Pharmaceutical and technology companies that are dedicated to the education of nurse navigators as crucial members of the cancer care continuum.
    • Access resources that support schools and families psychosocial needs, including those from Giggling Goat

    •  Rocky Mountain Pediatric Oncology's 2015 Annual Celebration of Life - April 25, 2015, 1:00
    • Where: Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at P/SL
    • Presented by: Rocky Mountain Pediatric Hematology Oncology and James Ball, MD, Jennifer Clark, MD, John van Doornick, MD and Julie Zimbelman, MD
    • Sponsored by: Rocky Mountain Children’s  Health Foundation
    • Exhibitors: Heroes Forever, Roundup River Ranch, Shining Stars





    • Facilitating the Learning Experience During and After Cancer Treatment was held November 15th
      • Speakers: Brian Greffe, MD, The Children’s Hospital & Shira Shump, MEd, Learning Specialist
      • Goal: To educate school and college personnel and parents on the effects of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancer treatment to improve the learning experience during and after cancer treatments
      • Objectives:At the conclusion of this program participants should be able to:
        • Identify cancers that affect children, adolescents, and young adults (AYAs)
        • Identify side effects, long-term, and late effects of childhood/AYA cancer treatment
        • Describe challenges for survivors throughout their education
        •  Explain laws that protect childhood/AYA cancer survivors’ rights
        • Develop strategies to help meet the students’ short- and long-term educational needs
        • Access resources that support schools and families, including those from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society