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.
Become a Member of the Cancer Support Community
Join the Cancer Support Community by following the link below. We’re looking forward to your company!
Frankly Speaking about Cancer Treatment and Side Effects
Monday, December 11, 6:00-7:30 pm RSVP
Kathy Eisenberg, RN, MSN
If you or a loved one is just getting started with your cancer treatment, it’s hard to know what to expect. Join us for a discussion covering the basics of treatment and how to manage side effects
Book Club: Being Mortal with Sheryl Kurze, MD
Thursdays, January 11th and 18th 6:30-8pm RSVP
Palliative care physician Dr. Kruze will facilitate a two-part discussion on Dr. Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal. The book and discussion provide opportunities for participants to reflect on the kind of care they (or their loved ones) might want in the future. Space is limited, so reserve your spot now!
Breathe: Hope for Smokers and Loved Ones Affected by Cancer
Monday, January 22, 6:00-7:30 pm RSVP
Vita McCabe, MD, St. Joseph Mercy Health
Join us for an honest, nonjudgmental workshop about tobacco addiction with realistic strategies and expectations for working toward a tobacco-free life.
Frankly Speaking About Lung Cancer
Thursday, February 1, 6:30-8 pm RSVP
Gergory Kalemkerian, MD, University of Michigan
This workshop will provide information on the most up-to-date treatments for lung cancer, side effect management, & survirvorshop.
Caring for the Caregiver at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea
Tuesday, January 30, 6:00-7:30 pm at St. Joe’s Chelsea RSVP
Alena Williams, LLMSW
Caregivers and loved ones experience many of the same emotional effects as patients, and yet they often go without the care and support they need. Join us for a workshop exploring the experience of cancer caregives, and how to find and offer the right kind of support.
Moving Beyond Breast Cancer
Saturday mornings January 12 trough February 18, 9-11:30 am RSVP
This 6-week series is designed for women who have completed primary treatment for breast cancer. This professionally-facilitated series includes support, education, exercise, and other tools to help transition into the “new normal.” Topics include nutrition, body image, relationships, health
maintenance, lymphedema, sexuality, and more.
Join others who have completed their primary treatment for breast cancer in this 6-week series of support, education, and exercise to help you find your new normal in body, mind, and spirit.
Cancer Genetics at St. Joseph Mercy Canton
Thursday, Monday February 12, 6:00-7:30 pm at St. Joe’s Canton RSVP
Lindsey Blakely, MS, CGC, St. Joseph Mercy Health
Learn about common hereditary cacer conditions, their causers and “red flags,” a look at the genetic counseling process, and more.