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2012 Cancer Survivorship Telephone Workshop Series

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 Tenth 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: Using Mind/Body Techniques to Cope with the Stress of Survivorship
April 24, 2012

    Richard Dickens

    Richard Dickens, MSW
    Survivor Perspective Clinical Supervisor
    Mind/Body Project Coordinator CancerCare


    Lorenzo Cohen

    Lorenzo Cohen, PhD
    Professor and Director
    Integrative Medicine Program
    Departments of General Oncology and Behavioral Science
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


    David Spiegel

    David Spiegel, MD
    Jack, Lulu and Sam Willson Professor in the School of Medicine Associate Chair
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Stanford University School of Medicine

Part II: Recapturing Joy and Finding Meaning
May 15, 2012

    Keith Bellizzi

    Keith Bellizzi, PhD, MPH
    Survivor Perspective Assistant Professor
    Human Development and Family Studies University of Connecticut


    Suzanne Lechner

    Suzanne Lechner, PhD Suzanne Lechner, PhD
    Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
    Biopsychosocial Oncology Core Leader
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


    William Breitbart

    William Breitbart, MD, FAPM, FAPA
    Chief, Psychiatry Service, and Vice-Chairman
    Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Part III: Changing Roles and Responsibilities for Caregivers
June 19, 2012

    Suzanne Martz-Dones, RN, MA, CCRN, NE-BC
    Caregiver Perspective Administrative Nurse Manager
    Mount Sinai Hospital


    Barbara A. Given

    Barbara A. Given, PhD, RN, FAAN
    University Distinguished Professor
    Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Program
    College of Nursing Michigan State University


    Stewart B. Fleishman

    Stewart B. Fleishman, MD Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
    Founding Director
    Cancer Supportive Services Continuum
    Cancer Centers of New York: Beth Israel & St. Luke's-Roosevelt

Part IV: Managing Post-Treatment Neuropathy
July 17, 2012

    Julie Silver

    Julie Silver, MD
    Survivor Perspective Assistant Professor
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Harvard Medical School


    Nessa Coyle

    Nessa Coyle, NP, PhD, FAANNessa Coyle, NP, PhD, FAAN
    Consultant - Oncology, Pain and Palliative Care

    Christian M. Custodio

    Christian M. Custodio, MD
    Cancer Rehabilitation Fellowship Director
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University