The 14th Annual Breast Cancer Survivor Symposium
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Registration for this event is closed.
This event was live-streamed on Komen Northeast Ohio’s Facebook page. To view the video recordings, go to our Facebook page and click on the “Videos” section.
Steubenville Live-Stream Sister Event
This year, we were proud to partner with Trinity Medical Center in Steubenville to offer this event to survivors outside of Cleveland. Individuals living in Steubenville and the surrounding areas were invited to attend the live-streaming of this event at Trinity Medical Center West. Guests were treated to breakfast and lunch as they enjoyed all of the content of the symposium.
The Keynote Speaker for the 2019 event was Beth Bennett, PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD of The Gathering Place
Beth Bennett is the Director of Exercise, Nutrition and Research at The Gathering Place: a non-profit community based cancer support center offering emotional, physical and spiritual support free of charge to individuals and families currently coping with cancer. Beth oversees the development and implementation of programs and services addressing nutrition and physical wellness for cancer survivors and their caregivers. She is a physical therapist and dietitian with over 30 years’ experience. Beth received a MA in Exercise Science and MS in Nutrition from Kent State University, and she has presented at professional continuing education seminars for physical therapist and dietitians at the local and national level.
Beth has published in the journal Rehabilitation Oncology and Journal of Physical Therapy and Health Promotion on the topic exercise and psychosocial support for cancer survivors. She enjoys helping Gathering Place participants develop a sustainable plant based lifestyle that includes plenty of physical activity for themselves and their loved ones.