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Event Roundup

Event Roundup


All events are FREE and open to all breast cancer survivors, thrivers and caregivers unless otherwise noted.

Integrative Medicine

Free monthly integrative medicine lunch workshops on rotating topics for patients and their caregivers. Previous topics included mindfulness, meditation and Reiki. Upcoming sessions include acupuncture, various art therapies and herbs. For more information or to register, contact Elissa Bantug at

Caregiver Workshop

Nov. 3, 2018, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
A workshop to address the roles of caregiving (nurse, chef, counselor, taxi driver, financial coordinator, secretary), how to build a team, coping techniques, communicating with your medical team, and internal and community resources. For more information, contact Elizabeth Saylor at
NOTE—this is open to caregivers only.

Support Groups

Monthly support groups: 6-7:30 p.m.
First Monday of the month—Young Women with Early-Stage Breast Cancer
Third Monday of the month— Metastatic Breast Cancer Greenspring Station.
Topics vary monthly. To find out more, contact Elizabeth Saylor at

Walk and Talk

Third Friday of each month, 9-10 a.m.
Join our breast cancer navigators as we walk through the mall and get some exercise! Every month features a breast cancer “hot topic” and related resources. Meet inside Towson Town Center at the tables outside of Nordstrom Rack. The program is free, but registration is required. Contact Jill Mull at to reserve a spot.


Nipple Tattooing hosted by Vinnie and Anna Myers — Dec. 5, 2018

Pelvic floor, sexual health and breast cancer hosted by Mary Austin
Watch previous webinars.

Survivorship Day

2019 Breast Cancer Survivorship Day
More information to come

Prior Events Recap

Survivorship Day

Annual Breast Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Open to all breast cancer patients, survivors, families and caregivers, sessions included: How to Maintain Overall Health and Wellness After Treatment; Side Effects from Care; Spirituality; Fear of Recurrence; Follow-up Guidelines; What’s New in Research; Long-Term Survivorship; Sexuality and Intimacy; Nutrition; Exercise; Integrative Medicine; Fertility; Breast Reconstruction; Living with Metastatic Cancer; Caring for the Caregiver and Helping Families Through This Difficult Time.

Survivorship expert Don Dizon, M.D., was keynote speaker. Johns Hopkins medical and nursing students supervised the kids program, providing a variety of fun activities.

Bowling Fiesta

Patients, families and friends came together for unlimited bowling and delicious Mexican themed food at Stoneleigh Bowling Lanes.

Running on Empty: Fed Up with Fatigue — Living Beyond Breast Cancer

Young Women’s Initiative and Johns Hopkins Medicine collaborated on a program presented by Lillie D. Shockney, M.A.S., discussing practical and medical methods to ease cancerrelated fatigue.
Watch the presentation.

Survivor Soul Stroll

Pink was everywhere on June 9, 2018, as 850 participants declared their commitment to battling breast cancer during the second successful year of the annual Radio One Baltimore Survivor Soul Stroll, benefiting the John Fetting Fund for Breast Cancer Prevention at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. The three-mile charity walk was held at Druid Hill Park.

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