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Information & Education

Throughout the month, we offer information and education for anyone on their cancer journey. From lectures hosted by top doctors to spirituality and self-care, our information and education programs can help participants and families prepare for difficult times while providing much needed support.

Information & Education
February 23rd at 6:30 pm

Discuss questions to ask your health care team and learn about the use of medical marijuana for managing pain, nausea, and loss of appetite related to cancer and cancer treatment. Presenter: Kale Casale, RISECannabis

Information & Education
February 18th at 11:00 am

Are you curious about the impact of COVID, variants, vaccines and boosters for the cancer community? Bring your questions and join us for a discussion on these important updates. Presenter: David Kamp, MD

Information & Education
March 3rd at 6:30 pm

Includes a presentation on cancer and the LGBTQ+ community in Cleveland. Understand health disparities and learn about local resources. Presenter: Jason Lambrese, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Information & Education
March 10th at 5:30 pm

Join others from the LGBTQ+ community who are coping with cancer or caring for someone with cancer for this supportive session. Presenters: Susan Marinac, LISW-S, MT-BC and LGBT Center Staff.

Information & Education
March 31st at 6:30 pm

Chemo Brain is a common term used by cancer survivors to describe thinking and memory problems that can occur during and after cancer treatment. Learn signs, symptoms, and strategies for addressing concentration and memory problems. Presenter: Kelly Hilborn, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist

Information & Education
February 16th at 7:00 pm

Many cancer patients and survivors experience increased distress related to the cost of cancer treatment. The cost of cancer care and changes in ability to work during treatment are just two of the many reasons for this increase in stress. Join us as we discuss financial toxicity (distress) during and after cancer treatment and the risk factors and effects on cancer patients. Presenter: Shontia Gamble, LSW, Financial Navigator

Information & Education
February 17th at 6:30 pm

Anger is a normal and natural emotion that can come up when cancer enters your life. Feeling angry at God or a Higher Power can sometimes be the elephant in the room. Join chaplain Chuck Behrens for a candid discussion and presentation. Presenter: Chuck Beherns, MDiv

Information & Education
February 2nd at 6:30 pm

Learn tips for managing big emotions at critical times during your journey. Presenter: Kerri Mazzone, LISW-S

Information & Education

For men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer within the last six months.

Information & Education
March 9th at 6:30 pm

Cancer and treatment can increase your risk of falling that can lead to debilitating injuries. Join us for this interactive series where we discuss common risk factors, strategies for reducing your fall risk, and how proper screening can determine your risk of falling. Presenter: Shelley Albert, PT, DPT, MHS, ReVital Certified Therapist