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Living With Cancer Resource Program Calendar of Events

April 2014

Programs and Events

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 unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, April 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
My Chart

Thursday, April 17, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ask the Pharmacist

Wednesday, April 23, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Head and Neck Cancer

Wednesday, April 30, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Caregiver Skills

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

Brain Tumor Education Group

All patients, family members and caregivers are welcome. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month from 9:30 to 10:30 AM in the Weinberg Building, Suite 1210, room 1220 (first floor near coffee shop). Refreshments will be served. Complimentary parking provided.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014  
Topic: Discussion of Financial Resources for Patients/Families
Speaker: Nancy Robinson, MSW, LCSW-C, OSW-C, Clinical Social Worker, Kimmel Cancer Center

For more information and to RSVP please contact Carole Seddon, LCSW-C, BCD, OSW-C, at 410-955-1010.

Who Helps You Make Medical Decisions?

Who will make medical decisions for you in the event you are unable to do so? Have you prepared a Health Care Power of Attorney and named a Health Care Agent? Stop by Weinberg 1210 for information about an advance directive, living will and selecting a health care agent, or call 410-955-8934.

Head a & Neck Cancer Patient Education Day

Presented by the Department of Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery

Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
The Weinberg Auditorium
401 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21287

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Charles William Cummings, Executive Medical Director, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Professor of Oncology

  • Additional talks by head and neck cancer specialists on current topics related to the disease
  • Have your questions answered during a morning panel discussion with head and neck cancer patients and an afternoon panel discussion with head and neck cancer physicians
  • Resources will be available at exhibitor tables

RSVP to this FREE event: abrady6@jhmi.edu or call 410-955-2309.

Visit our web site hopkinsmedicine.org/otolaryngology for more information.

***FREE Parking Passes and Lunch will be provided *** 

Save the Date

Cancer Survivors Day
Sunday, June 1, 2014, 12:30 - 3:30 PM

Join fellow cancer survivors and caregivers as we celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. This day promises to be inspirational as it features speakers, music, a survivor fashion show, and fun activities for younger family members.

For more information contact Barry Miller at 410-955-8934.

Surviving Survivorship: Living with Cancer
Saturday, October 11, 2014, 12:00 - 4:00 PM

A special patient and caregiver luncheon and educational conference.

For more information contact Barry Miller at 410-955-8934.

Education and Resource Rooms

The Education and Resource Rooms offer patients and families access to resource information and educational materials in the forms of books, pamphlets, videos, DVDs and through Internet access. Open daily 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.

Patient and Family Services Education and Resource Room

Located in the Harry J. Duffey Family Patient and Family Services Program, Suite 1210. We appreciate and gladly accept any donations of books, DVDs and additional resources related to cancer and its treatment.

Patient Education Resource Room

Located on the 2nd floor of the Weinberg Building in the Outpatient Infusion waiting room.

 

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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.
 

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Maryland 410-955-5222
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International +1-410-614-6424

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