Free Teleconference: Survivorship Issues
Please see the announcement below from Cancer Care re an excellent three part free teleconference on survivorship issues. There is a link at the bottom for registration.
While you are there, take some time to explore the Cancer Care website. They are an excellent organization, based in New York City and the surrounding area, that offers many useful programs for cancer patients and survivors.
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.
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
Part II, The Importance of Nutrition and Physical Activity, will be held on Tuesday, May 19 from 1:30 - 2:30 pm, ET.
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. More details on Part II and III will follow shortly.
These workshops are free - no phone charges apply. However, pre-registration is required. To register simply go to the CancerCare website,