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2011 Cancer Survivorship Telephone Workshop Series

The Ninth Annual Cancer Survivorship Series: Living With, Through and Beyond Cancer

CancerCare, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, LIVESTRONG, the American Cancer Society, Intercultural Cancer Council, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, and the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, presents a four-part telephone workshop series, The Ninth Annual Cancer Survivorship Series: Living With, Through & Beyond Cancer.

This free series, made possible by support from the National Cancer Institute and LIVESTRONG, offers cancer survivors, their families, friends, and health care professionals practical information to help them cope with concerns and issues that arise after treatment ends.

Part I: Chemobrain: The Impact of Cancer Treatments On Memory, Thinking, and Attention
April 12, 2011
  • Lillian M. Nail, PhD, RN, FAAN
    Survivor Perspective
    Rawlinson Distinguished Professor of Nursing
    Senior Scientist, School of Nursing
    Oregon Health & Science University
  • Tim A. Ahles, PhD
    Member, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Director, Neurocognitive Research Laboratory
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Patricia A. Ganz, MD
    Professor, UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research
    Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Part II: Weight Changes After Cancer Treatments: Why Is It Happening and What Can I Do About It?
May 10, 2011
  • Anna L. Schwartz, FNP, PhD, FAAN
    Survivor Perspective
    Affiliate Professor, University of Washington
    Nurse Practitioner, St. John’s Medical Center
  • Jennifer A. Ligibel, MD
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Harvard Medical School
    Attending Physician, Women’s Cancer Program
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD
    Professor, Family and Preventive Medicine
    Cancer Prevention and Control Program
    University of California, San Diego
Part III: Stress Management for Caregivers: Taking Care of Yourself Physically and Emotionally
June 14, 2011
  • Guadalupe R. Palos, RN, LMSW, DrPH
    Caregiver Perspective
    Clinical Research Manager
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Division of Medical Affairs
    Department of Cancer Survivorship
  • David W. Kissane, MD
    Jimmie C. Holland Chair in Psycho-oncology
    Chairman & Attending Psychiatrist
    Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Laurel L. Northouse, RN, PhD, FAAN
    Mary Lou Willard French Professor of Nursing
    University of Michigan School of Nursing
    Co-Director, Socio-Behavior Program
    University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Part IV: Fear of Recurrence and Late Effects: Living With Uncertainty
July 12, 2011
  • Richard Dickens, MSW
    Survivor Perspective
    Blood Cancers Program Coordinator
    Mind/Body/Spirit Project Coordinator
    CancerCare
  • Merle H. Mishel, RN, PhD, FAAN
    Kenan Professor, School of Nursing
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • David Spiegel, MD
    Jack, Sam and Lulu Willson Professor in the School of Medicine
    Associate Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Stanford University School of Medicine