Workshop: Living With, Through & Beyond Cancer

The Seventh Annual Cancer Survivorship Series: Living With, Through & Beyond Cancer
A Three-Part Telephone Education Workshop Program

This free series, made possible by support from the National Cancer Institute and Lance Armstrong Foundation, offers cancer survivors, their families, friends and health care professionals practical information to help them cope with concerns and issues that arise after treatment ends.

Part I entitled, Managing the Stress of Survivorship, will take place on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 from 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Eastern Time (10:30 – 11:30 am, Pacific Time).

The featured speakers for this program include:

  • Keith M. Bellizzi, PhD, MPH, Cancer Survivor, Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut;
  • David Spiegel, MD, Wilson Professor in the School of Medicine, Associate Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine; and
  • Guadalupe R. Palos, RN, LMSW, DrPH, Instructor, Clinical Research Faculty, Assistant Professor, Division of Internal Medicine, Department of Symptom Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Social workers can earn 1contact hour from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Part II, The Importance of Nutrition and Physical Activity, will be held on Tuesday, May 19 from 1:30 – 2:30 pm, ET (10:30 – 11:30 am, Pacific Time).

Part III, Survivors Too: Family, Friends and Loved Ones: Managing the Fatigue of Caregiving, will take place on Tuesday, June 23 from 1:30 – 2:30 pm, ET (10:30 – 11:30 am, Pacific Time).

More details on Part II and III will follow shortly.

These workshops are free – no phone charges apply.   However, pre-registration is required.  Register at the CancerCare website.  CancerCare has other telephone workshops, for a list see  www.cancercare.org/TEW.

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