National Cancer Institute
Cancer Survivorship Research - Cancer Control and Population Sciences

Conferences and Meetings

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.

To register, please go to the CancerCare Web site, www.cancercare.org/connect Exit Disclaimer.
Dates, Topics and Speakers
Tuesdays, 1:30 – 2:30 pm Eastern Time

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

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



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



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 Breibart, MD, FAPM, FAPA 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, PhD, RN, FAAN 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, 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, MDJulie Silver, MD
Survivor Perspective Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Harvard Medical School



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



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


Last Updated: June 29, 2012

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