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.

Spirituality Matters

July 17, 6-7:30pm RSVP

Debbie Mattison, LMSW 

The positive impact of spirituality on both physical and mental health is supported by a number of studies, yet many people aren’t sure exactly what spirituality is. Join us to explore spirituality, how it differs from religion and how it can be a positive influence on health.

 

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Managing F.A.P. and Lynch Syndrome

July 20, 6:30-8:00 pm RSVP

Jenae Osborn, CGC, MS

Join us for a genetic counselor’s how-to guide of the next steps after a diagnosis of familial adenomatous polyposis or Lynch syndrome.

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Frankly Speaking about Metastatic Breast Cancer

July 25, 6:00-7:30 pm RSVP At St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea

Kathleen Beekman, MD

Learn to cope with the physical and psychological effects of Metastatic Breast Cancer, with topics ranging from treatment and side effect management to short and long-term quality of life issues.

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Understanding your Oncology Team: Making the Most of Your Visit

August 3, 6:00-7:30 pm RSVP

Jennifer Griggs, MD, MPH

This interactive workshop will offer practical guidance on communication with your medical team, making the best use of time with your doctor, managing between appointments.

 

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Cancer Genetics

August 8, 7:00-8:30 pm RSVP at St. Joseph Mercy Brighton

Sommer Hayden, MS, CGC

Learn about common hereditary cancer conditions, their causes and “red flags,” a look at the genetic counseling process, and more.

 

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