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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
June 16th at 6:30 pm

Learn new ways to advocate for yourself, learn coping skills, and stay healthy while managing cancer and earning a living.
Presenter: Sydney Beeman, MA, NCC, LPC

Information & Education
June 30th at 6:30 pm

At any stage after a cancer diagnosis, you may experience times of distress and feel a range of strong emotions, such as disbelief, fear, sadness, anxiety, and anger. Join us as we talk about cancer and the emotional roller coaster. Resources provided. Presenter: Amanda Burger, Psychologist

Information & Education
May 19th at 6:30 pm

Join our quarterly meeting with experts in high-risk breast health as they discuss the Oncology Clinical Practice Guidelines from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network on breast cancer detection, prevention, and risk reduction. Resources provided. Presenters: Heidi Goodwin, APRN, MSN, CNP, CNM, CBCN & Joy Knight, MS

Information & Education
June 15th at 6:00 pm

Learn how cancer or cancer treatment may affect sexual health in men and women, and how to initiate a conversation about sexual health with your medical team. Learn how a physical therapist can help improve sexual function through pelvic floor therapy. Resources provided. Presenter: Lauren Mercurio, PT, DPT

Information & Education
June 9th at 1:30 pm

You're invited to attend MetroHealth's 4th Annual Cancer Center Survivorship Symposium: Building Your Toolbox, a free in person and virtual event for cancer survivors and their families. Presentation and resources for: Emotional support, Exercise, Caregiver Support, Nutrition, Creative Arts Therapies and more. In person attendance at Scott Auditorium (2500 MetroHealth Dr., Cleveland) Virtual via Zoom (link will be sent to register participants).

Click here for more information and to register online. Questions? Or to register by phone, call 216-778-8557

Information & Education

For men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer within the last six months. Facilitators: Mary Fisher-Bornstein, LISW-S and Erin Rafter, PhD, CCLS

Information & Education

Feeling overwhelmed with your new cancer diagnosis? You are not alone. Come this session to share with others and learn how to navigate the challenges. Includes information on important questions to ask your physician. Facilitator: Susan Marinac, LISW-S, MT-BC

Information & Education
June 18th at 11:00 am

Learn the do’s and don’ts of what to say to be helpful to friends and family diagnosed with cancer. For families, friends and other support people of those with cancer. Learn the right things to say and avoid awkward conversations. Learn what is helpful and what is not helpful. Learn how to be of the greatest help emotionally. Presenter: Eileen Coan, MA, MLS