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Women's Health Seminars

Johns Hopkins Medicine Women's Health Seminars at Green Spring Station with a Special Focus on Cancer Prevention

WHEN:
Tuesdays
April 7 and 21, May 5, 12, 19
Light fare provided at 6:15 p.m.
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Green Spring Station
10753 Falls Road, Pavilion II Conference Room, adjacent to the coffee bar
Lutherville, MD 21093

DETAILS:
April 7
Cancer: Calculating Your Risks
Deborah Armstrong, MD, Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center
Explore the genetics of cancers prevalent in women, such as breast, ovarian and colorectal cancers. Learn about screening and monitoring and how to reduce your risk.

April 21
Blending Modern Medicine and Ancient Healing: Integrative Medicine's Role in Supporting the Fight Against Cancer
Mary Phelps, LAc, RN, Sarah Preston, LMT, Sheryl Martin, LAc, RN and Jeff Gould, LAc, Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine & Digestive Center
Learn how alternative therapies can be used with Western biomedical treatments for cancer and other chronic conditions. Demonstrations include Reiki healing, progressive neuromuscular relaxation, reflexology, acupuncture and herbalism.

May 5
Now You're Cooking! How Diet Can Improve Cancer Symptoms
Linda Lee, MD and Kasia Kines, MS, CNS, LDN, Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine & Digestive Center
Find out how to maximize nutrition during and after cancer treatment and ways to make healthy food taste great. A cooking demonstration will feature meals that decrease digestive symptoms and stabilize weight.

May 12
Your Breast Health
Constance Ziegfeld, MS, RN, Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center
Due to better screening, more cases of breast cancer are detected in the earlier stages, when they are more easily and successfully treated. Make regular screenings part of your health care routine, with both modern diagnostics and simpler techniques, like breast self-exams.

May 19
Caring for the Caregivers - Preventing "Burnout" When Caring for Cancer Patients
Marilyn Clark, LCPC and Nancy Bets-Hay, LCSW-C, Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine & Digestive Center
Caring for someone with a long-term illness can be stressful and all consuming. Explore new strategies and approaches for coping as a caregiver, such as guided imagery, massage therapy and journaling techniques.

Register early-space is limited. Call 1-800-547-5182.

Free parking is available.  For more information, please contact 1-800-547-5182.

 

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