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Living With Cancer Resource Program

Programs and Events

October 2016

Live Well
Saturday, October 1, 2016
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Come hear the latest information on nutrition, breast cancer survivorship, and sexuality and intimacy. This will include brief presentations and audience Q&A. Following this program, we will offer a Serenity Flow class that will incorporate gentle seated yoga poses, breath work, and relaxation techniques.

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building
Johns Hopkins Hospital
401 N. Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21287

Free parking and a lite breakfast will be provided.  Open to all patients, survivors and their caregivers.

Space is limited. Please click to register.

Survivorship and Advanced Cancer
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
12:00-1:00 PM

Join palliative care expert Dr. Sydney Dy to discuss how patients and families can thrive after an advanced cancer diagnosis. This webinar will address:

  • Some common symptoms to watch out for and how to approach them if they come up
  • Services and resources that may be available to you and your family
  • Ideas for communicating about difficult issues
  • Thinking about values and goals and what's important to you

This webinar is FREE and open to all patients, caregivers, family members, and medical providers. Pre-registration is required. There will be time for live Q&A after the presentation.
Please click to register.
For questions, please contact Elissa Bantug at

Surviving Survivorship: Living with Cancer
Saturday, October 8, 2016
12:00-4:00 PM; registration 11:30 AM
BWI Airport Marriott

This free conference is designed to address your unique needs, as a cancer survivor or caregiver.  Lunch will be served at noon and will include inspiring words from Matt Norvell, who survived and thrived after treatment for renal cell carcinoma in his 20’s.  A choice of interactive workshops designed specifically for patients and their caregivers will complete the afternoon.  Make plans to join us!

Please register by September 23, 2016 at For more information contact Barry Miller at 410-955-8934 or

Caregiver Café

Are you taking care of or supporting someone with cancer? You are invited to our Caregiver Café to relax, meet other caregivers and ask your questions. Just stop by on Thursdays from 11-12 in the Weinberg 5th floor waiting area across from the visitor elevators. No reservations needed. All caregivers welcome.

Ask The Expert

The Patient Education Series, Ask the Expert, is an opportunity for patients, families, staff and visitors to ask questions and receive handouts on a given topic. No reservations are needed. All programs will be held in the 1st floor Weinberg Lobby.

Thursday, October 6, 10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Caregiver Skills

Thursday, October 27, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Breast Cancer Awareness

For more information contact Joanne Finley, RN, MS, at 410-502-1591.

Join us Every Tuesday for Creative Connections
Caring for Yourself and Connecting to Others

All are welcome!  Drop in for a Journaling Workshop, Seated Yoga and Meditation & Caregiver and Patient Support Groups.

When: EveryTuesday from 2:00-3:00 PM.
Where: Patient and Family Services, Weinberg 1210. Located on the first floor, next to the Coffee Shop.

Lite refreshments will be provided. For more information contact: 410-955-8934.

Sponsored by the Harry J. Duffey Family Patient and Family Services Program

Resources and Support Services


Image Recovery Centers
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Weinberg Building
401 N. Broadway, 1st Floor, Baltimore, MD 21287


BCAN - Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network
4915 St. Elmo Avenue, Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814

Chesapeake Life Center
Anne Arundel County Office
90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122
Prince George’s County Office
9500 Arena Drive, Suite #250, Largo, MD 20774

Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center
The Medical Pavilion at Howard County
10710 Charter Drive, Suite G050
Columbia, MD 21044

Hope Connections for Cancer Support
Beaumont House at FASEB
9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814

HopeWell Cancer Support
10628 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093

Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
1632 U Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009

SPOHNC – Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
10753 Falls Road, Lutherville, MD 21093

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
6770 Oak Hall Lane, Unit 116, Columbia, MD 21045
921 E. Fort Avenue, Ste. 325, Baltimore, MD 21230

Wellness House of Annapolis
2625 Mas Que Farm Road, Annapolis, MD 21403
Programs and Services
Wellness House CARES™ is a Cancer Awareness, Resiliency Education, Support program offering free services for Children, Teens and Families aged 6-teen years.


The American Cancer Society
250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30303

Cancer Care
275 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001

Cancer Hope Network
Two North Road, Suite A., Chester, NJ 07930

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310
White Plains, NY 10605

National Cancer Institute – NCI
9609 Medical Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship – NCCS
1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 315,
Silver Spring, MD 20910

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Patient and Caregiver Resources: Guidelines for Patients® and Quick Guides™ for a variety of cancer types.

The above listings are just a sample of some of the many resources and support services for patients and families.


Read Our Blogs
Cancer Matters: timely topics
Our Cancer: for caregivers


Chemo School & Virtual Tour

Take our video class to learn about your first steps in receiving chemotherapy Chemo School
Prepare for your first visit with this "walking" tour of our clinical facilities.  Watch the video.