Stupid Cancer to host CancerCon Live in Atlanta, Georgia in August 2023

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New York, NY – Stupid Cancer, a 501(c)3 nonprofit leader in the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer community, announces it will be hosting their annual CancerCon Live at the Omni Hotel at the CNN Center in Atlanta, GA, this summer on August 1720.

CancerCon Live aims to connect AYA cancer patients, survivors, advocates, and health professionals for a weekend filled with inspiring discussions and networking opportunities.

We are excited to bring this event to the southeast to such a young and vibrant city! says Alison Silberman, CEO of Stupid Cancer.

The 2023 agenda is carefully curated to provide the AYA community with valuable resources and many opportunities to connect with your AYA community. Some of this years sessions and presenters include

A Community for Caregivers

Speaker: Leeann Terwilliger, LCSW, Stupid Cancer

Im Fine: Men, Cancer, and "Cowboy Culture

Speaker: Trevor Maxwell, Man Up to Cancer

LOLing through Cancer: Turning your Story into Comedy

Speaker: Julia Johns, Comedian

Do I Need a Lawyer? Legal Implications of AYA Cancer

Speaker: Nicole Jolicoeur, Esq, Triage Cancer

Peds to AYA & Long-Term Survivorship

Speakers: Sanyukta Janardan, MD, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/Emory University; Montana Harstad, RN, Emory Healthcare; & James Ludemann, MSN, RN, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

We're thrilled to have several amazing local experts from Atlanta's renowned medical institutions as session presenters, as well as other survivors and professionals from across the country." says Chelsea Donahue, Director of Programs.

For over a decade, Stupid Cancer has brought together hundreds of patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates, and health professionals at the largest gathering of the AYA community – CancerCon. Now gathering both online and off, every CancerCon event is an immersive experience, led by transformative connection and education.The majority of conference attendees are AYA (age 15-39) cancer patients and survivors, but caregivers and health professionals of all ages are also welcome. Beginning in 2022 CancerCon is hosted in a different US city as we seek to make the event always be within reach of our community at all times.

About Stupid Cancer:

Stupid Cancer's mission is to help empower everyone in the adolescent and young adult (AYA) community by ending isolation and building community. Through innovative programming and strategic communications, the organization aims to provide support, resources, education, and a sense of community both online and in-person. For more information, please visit

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Alison Silberman

+1 212-619-1040

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