Educational Workshops

Educational Workshops are led by experts on a variety of topics. These events will provide opportunities for acquiring tools, and information about cancer, along with techniques to learn how to be an active participant in the fight for recovery. Topics vary by month and will always include ample time for Q & A. Registration is required at 734-975-2500.


Program Event Calendar

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Upcoming Workshops

Look Good…Feel Better

RSVP by phone at 800-ACS (227)-2345.

Cosmetic class specifically designed for women undergoing treatment for cancer. This non-medical, salon- and product-neutral program teaches techniques to help combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment. Look Good…Feel Better is a collaboration between the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, and the Professional Beauty Association/National Cosmetology Association, hosted at the Cancer Support Community.

Immunotherapy

May 8, 6-7:30pm RSVP 

John Krauss, MD, University of Michigan 

The workshop will provide an overview of immunotherapy. including a brief history and detailed information about current immounotherapeutic agents available. Dr. Krauss will discuss the use of immunotherapy in melanoma, kidney cancer, lung cancer, bladder cancer, and Hodgkin’s lymphoma, as well as speculation for new uses of these medications.

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Cancer in the Black Community: Facts, Treatment & Support

Employment Law and Cancer

June 8, 6-8:00pm RSVP

Christina Chapman, MD; Jamie Mitchell, MSW, PhD; Madeline Gonzales, M.Ed; Alena Williams, MSW

Join us for a panel disucssion exploring the ways in which cancer affects the Black community. Topics Include screening and prevention, health information seeking, disparities in diagnosis, care and outcomes, and psychosocial care, with ample time for Q &  A.

 

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June 12, 6-7:30 pm at St. Joseph Mercy Brighton RSVP

Angela Walker, JD

This workshop will provide an overview of the laws protecting cancer patients in the workplace and offer practical tips on how to exercise your rights and communicate with your employer. Learn about your options for taking time off work and working with accommodations during treatment. Employment protections for caregivers will also be covered in this session.

 

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