Education Programs

 

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

 

Look Good Feel Better

 

Tuesday, September 1, 1-3 p.m. LGFB is a hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologist Caprese Hayes.  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.

 

 

Pain Management throughout Cancer

Wednesday, May 20, 6:30 — 8 p.m. Allison Burg, manager of health education at “ASCO University”, the premier site for continued medical education, will discuss types & causes of cancer pain, medicine, treatments, managing and reventing side effects, non-pharmacological pain treatments and common pain concerns, as well as palliative care and pain specialists.

 

Chinese Herbal Medicines and Cancer


 

Wednesday, June 17, 6:30 — 8 p.m. Matthew Brookman M.Ac, L.Ac, Dipl. Om., board certified acupuncturist, and Chinese
medical practitioner will discuss how Chinese herbal medicine can ease the dayto-day issues associated with a diagnosis and treatment of cancer. 

 

Multiple Myeloma 

Wednesday, June 24, 6:30 — 8pm. Join us for a presentation and discussion on new treatments for Multiple Myeloma. This session is co-presented by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. A light dinner will be provided.