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.
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Taking Control with Oncology Nutrition at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea
October 19,6:00-7:30 pm RSVP
Christian Calaguas, MPH, RD, CDE, St. Joseph Mercy Health
Explore ways in which nutrition interacts with cancer and its treatment, myths and misconceptions, and tips for maintaining a healthy diet that works for you during and after treatment. Registered Dietitian Christian Calagaus will offer time for discussion and Q&A.
Coping with Cancer During the Holidays
Monday, November 13, 6:00-7:30 pm at St. Joseph Mercy Canton Cancer Center RSVP
Debbie Mattison, LMSW
The holiday season brings joy and cheer to many, but what if you’re dealing with cancer or the loss of a loved one? Join us for a workshop exploring strategies for coping through the holiday season.
Update on Gyencologic Cancers
October 23, 6:00-7:30 pm RSVP
Shitanshu Uppal, MD, Michigan Medicine
This workshop will offer discussion on gynecologic cancers, including current approaches and future directions for screening, diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship care. Dr. Uppal will allow plenty of time for Q&A.
Research and Facts on Medical Marijuana
Thursday, November 16, 6:00-7:30 pm RSVP
Brian Perron, PhD, University of Michigan
Research will be presented on what is known and what
is unknown about medical marijuana when used for management of cancer symptoms, pain, and other side effects.
Staying Healthy Through the Holidays
Tuesday, December 5, 6:30-8:00 pm at St. Joseph Mercy Brighton Cancer Center RSVP
Erin Maxon, MS, RD, St. Joseph Mercy Health
Join us for a presentation by Registered Oncology Dietitian Erin Maxon covering the basics of oncology nutrition, as well as a look at healthy holiday recipes, substitutions, and tips. Plenty of time will be allowed for discussion and Q&A.
Frankly Speaking about Cancer Treatment and Side Effects
Monday, December 11, 6:00-7:30 pm RSVP
Kathy Eisenberg, RN, MSN
If you’re just getting starting 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
Multiple Myeloma: The Patient Experience
Tuesday, December 5, 7:30-9:00 pm RSVP
Jim Backus, Multiple Myeloma Journey Partners
This workshop will offer a trained Journey Partner’s personal experience of living with multiple myeloma and autologous stem cell transplant, as well as tips and helpful resources. Tuesday, December 5, 7:30-9 pm