Sam Donaldson is expected to host a round table discussion involving a number of celebrity caregivers at this year’s National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 16th Annual Conference: Clinical Practice Guidelines and Quality Cancer Care, being held March 9 to 13 in Hollywood, Florida.

This year’s roundtable panelists are:

•Bill Cowher, former coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, whose wife Kaye recently died from melanoma
•Suzanne Daulerio, daughter of the late Pat Daulerio, a longtime NCCN staff member
•Jai Pausch, wife of the late Randy Pausch, an academic perhaps best known for his iconic “last lecture,” written when he was terminally ill with pancreatic cancer
•Charlie “Chaz” Ebert, wife of Roger Ebert, who has been treated for salivary gland cancer
•Priscilla Mack, breast cancer survivor and wife of Sen. Connie Mack
•Mary Beth Reardon, RN, MS, from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute in Tampa Bay, Florida
•Liz Scott, mother of the late Alex Scott, creator of Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, who died from neuroblastoma
•Samuel M. Silver, MD, PhD, from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center in Ann Arbor
•Jill Ellen Snow, wife of the late Tony Snow, former White House press secretary who died from colon cancer.

WOW!  What a line-up!  Here is a link to this year’s conference itinerary and registration information.

I have a scheduling conflict and will not be able to attend.  But I would sure love to cover this event!
Feel good and keep smiling!  Pat

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