Our workshops provide participants with learning opportunities on a variety of topics related to coping with cancer and improving quality of life. Unless otherwise noted, education programs are presented at the Hope Connections facility in Bethesda, MD. A reservation is required for all educational programs.
To register call 301-634-7500 or contact us.
Breast Cancer Symposium Update
Wednesday, January 27, 6:30—8 p.m.
Rebecca Kaltman, MD, Medical Oncologist, will provide an overview of the latest findings in treatment and research from the December 2015 Breast Cancer Symposium.
Monday, February 1, 6:30—8 p.m.
Dr. Wisotsky will discuss the need and benefits of rehabilitation for cancer patients and survivors. Learn how rehabilitation can help cancer survivors maintain and restore physical function.
Genetic Mutations & Hereditary Cancer
Monday, February 22, 6:30—8 p.m.
Up to 25% of ovarian cancers are due to inherited genetic mutations. Other cancers may be hereditary as well. Lisa Schlader of FORCE will present on the latest in hereditary cancers, genetic testing and what options are available if a mutation is found.
Look Good Feel Better
Monday, March 7, 1—3 p.m.
LGFB isa hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologist Erika Manso. It includes skin care, makeup application and a demonstration on how to use wigs, scarves and hats to help a woman cope with the side effects of cancer treatment. Patients must be undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment. LGFB is a partnership between the American Cancer Society, Personal Care Products Council, and the National Cosmetology Association.
Wednesday, March 9, 6:30—8 p.m.
Dr. Stephen Liu will discuss the impact of immunotherapy on the treatment of advanced lung cancer, risks, management of toxicity and what the future holds for this exciting and important treatment strategy.
Monday, March 14, 6:30—8 p.m.