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September 27, 2017
Facing Forward: A Post-Treatment Breast Cancer Support Group View Snapshot

This six-week support group is designed to address the unique feelings and concerns that survivors face upon the completion of cancer treatment. The group will be facilitated by Stephanie Stern, LCSW-C, Oncology Social Worker. Open to women who have completed treatment within the past year. Registration is required: Call Susan Jacobstein at 301-896-6837 or sjacob20@jhmi.edu



Bethesda
October 16, 2017
Nutrition and Prostate Cancer: What the Latest Research Means to You View Snapshot

Lynda McIntyre, R.D., L.D., Oncology Dietitian Specialist at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, will discuss the latest research on how diet, nutrition and exercise can improve your immune system, increase energy, and decrease your risk of recurrence after a diagnosis of prostate cancer. This will be a practical talk that will include tips on grocery shopping and food choices. Offered as part of the ongoing Prostate Cancer Support Group. Registration not required; for information contact Susan Jacobstein at 301-896-6837 or sjacob20@jhmi.edu.


Bethesda
October 17, 2017
Guided Cancer Nutrition Tour at Whole Foods View Snapshot

Lynda McIntyre, RD, LD, Oncology Dietitian Specialist, will lead a guided supermarket tour focusing on foods that are beneficial during and after cancer treatment. She will share shopping tips and healthy cooking advice while you sample food provided by Whole Foods. Have fun while you gain valuable information! Registration required. Tour location provided with confirmation.

Bethesda
October 18, 2017
Caregivers Support Group View Snapshot

This ongoing, monthly group is open to all cancer caregivers. Join us for an evening of learning, conversation, companionship, and a healthy snack. Guest speakers will discuss relevant topics, such as coping with diagnosis, working with employers, health insurance issues, disability claims,estate planning, financial matters, intimacy and respite and stress management for the caregiver. Sponsored by Suburban Hospital and HCI Volunteer Helping Hands. Free. Registration required; contact Barbara Doherty, MS, RN at 301-896-6782 or at bdohert4@jhmi.edu

Bethesda
October 21, 2017
19th Annual Living with Breast Cancer Symposium View Snapshot

It can be difficult to find meaning and joy in life after a diagnosis of breast cancer. A diagnosis thought may open the door to try a new activity-whether it is a physical challenge or learning a new artistic skill! Join Dr. Thomas Smith, Professor of Oncology at Johns Hopkins Medicine, and a panel of talented women for a discussion on the benefits of these activities. You will also be participating in creating a symbol of hope! This free event is open to all breast cancer survivors, family and friends. Registration is required. Breakfast will be provided.

Bethesda
October 23, 2017
Look Good Feel Better View Snapshot

Women cancer patients in active treatment are invited to join us for Look Good...Feel Better. This free program will show you how to combat the appearance-related side effects of treatment. Trained, volunteer cosmetologists will demonstrate how to cope with skin changes and hair loss. Offered in partnership with the American Cancer Society. Registration required.

Bethesda
October 27, 2017
Talk and Walk View Snapshot

This ongoing, monthly group is open to all breast cancer patients and survivors. The programs feature an update on a breast cancer "hot topic" followed by a walk through the mall. Learn about the latest updates in treatment, research, nutrition and other matters; meet other survivors and walk at your own pace in a comfortable and safe environment. Free. Registration required: call 301-469-6800; press 1; extension 211; or contact Jamie Borns, CBPN, IC, at 301-896-6798.

Bethesda
November 1, 2017
Yoga for Cancer Survivors View Snapshot

Restore and refresh your body, mind and spirit in gently paced classes that enhance strength, flexibility and balance.  Taught by Maggie Rhodes. Open to all cancer survivors. No prior yoga experience is necessary. Scholarships are available. Registration required. 

Bethesda
November 6, 2017
Skin Cancer Screening View Snapshot

The American Academy of Dermatology recommends that adults with significant past sun exposure or a family history of skin cancer should have an annual skin examination. Join board-certified dermatologists for one of these free screenings! Co-sponsored by the Sidney J. Malawer Memorial Foundation.  Registration required.

Bethesda
November 15, 2017
Caregivers Support Group View Snapshot

This ongoing, monthly group is open to all cancer caregivers. Join us for an evening of learning, conversation, companionship, and a healthy snack. Guest speakers will discuss relevant topics, such as coping with diagnosis, working with employers, health insurance issues, disability claims,estate planning, financial matters, intimacy and respite and stress management for the caregiver. Sponsored by Suburban Hospital and HCI Volunteer Helping Hands. Free. Registration required; contact Barbara Doherty, MS, RN at 301-896-6782 or at bdohert4@jhmi.edu

Bethesda
November 17, 2017
Talk and Walk View Snapshot

This ongoing, monthly group is open to all breast cancer patients and survivors. The programs feature an update on a breast cancer "hot topic" followed by a walk through the mall. Learn about the latest updates in treatment, research, nutrition and other matters; meet other survivors and walk at your own pace in a comfortable and safe environment. Free. Registration required: call 301-469-6800; press 1; extension 211; or contact Jamie Borns, CBPN, IC, at 301-896-6798.

Bethesda
December 20, 2017
Caregivers Support Group View Snapshot

This ongoing, monthly group is open to all cancer caregivers. Join us for an evening of learning, conversation, companionship, and a healthy snack. Guest speakers will discuss relevant topics, such as coping with diagnosis, working with employers, health insurance issues, disability claims,estate planning, financial matters, intimacy and respite and stress management for the caregiver. Sponsored by Suburban Hospital and HCI Volunteer Helping Hands. Free. Registration required; contact Barbara Doherty, MS, RN at 301-896-6782 or at bdohert4@jhmi.edu

Bethesda
 
 
 
 
 

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