Date/Time: November 23, 2022 – 5pm-6:30 pm PT / 8pm-9:30 pm ET
This webinar will focus on the experience of cancer survivors and the importance of mental wellness from the perspective of four women with unique backgrounds and experiences in the cancer space. Shannon Gaudette, a melanoma stage 4 survivor, will talk about her physical and emotional wellbeing throughout her cancer experience. She will be followed by Antonella Scali, Executive Director of the Canadian Psoriasis Network and the daughter of a cancer survivor, who will talk about the results of a survey completed by All.Can Canada and implications for mental health and the need for psychosocial supports. Then, Kathy Barnard, president of the Save Your Skin Foundation and a melanoma stage 4 survivor, will talk about her experience as a long-time survivor. Finally, Lyanne Westie, SYSF wellness support consultant, will present on the importance of mental wellness in all aspects of life. These short presentations will be followed by a discussion between the four presenters, with time for questions from webinar attendees.
- Kathy Barnard, President, SYSF, melanoma stage 4 survivor
- Antonella Scali, MSW RSW, Executive Director, Canadian Psoriasis Network
- Shannon Gaudette, melanoma stage 4 survivor
- Lyanne Westie, SYSF wellness support consultant