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January 2019

Jan
14
January 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Monday, January 14, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Presented by Heather Augustyniak, APN, Northwestern Medicine and Diane Egli, PA, Northwestern Medicine

The National Cancer Institute reports that about 50 percent of women diagnosed with cancer experience long-term sexual dysfunction after various cancer treatments, yet this condition often goes undiscussed and untreated. This program will address common emotional and physical challenges that women face in their sexual relationships after cancer. This program will be informational only; participants will not be asked to discuss personal concerns.

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Jan
24
January 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Thursday, January 24, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Presented by Sean Grimm, MD, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

Learn about new research and updates that impact brain cancer treatment. Dr. Grimm is a neuro-oncologist who specializes in the treatment of patients with neurologic complications of cancer and brain tumors. This presentation will be recorded for educational, marketing, and social media purposes.

Please call 630.262.1111 to register. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, IL. Web: livingwellcrc.org. All programs and services are provided at no cost to cancer patients and their families. All programs and services are evidence based and medically mainstream.

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Jan
28
January 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Monday, January 28, 6:00-7:30pm
Presented by Janine Camplin, APN/FNP-BC, Rhonda Jones, RN, Mary Spiller, APN, Rev. Richard F. Watts, BCC, and Susan Wilson, Social Worker

Cancer can effect patients in various ways during and after treatment. Join our team of healthcare professionals in an educational presentation as they explain common cancer concerns and what to do about them. Our Northwestern Medicine healthcare team will consist of APNs, RN, social worker and chaplain, who will share how to manage and deal with topics such as: pain, neuropathy, muscular, emotional, spiritual, and existential.This presentation will be recorded for educational, marketing, and social media purposes.

Please call 630.262.1111 to register. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, IL. Web: livingwellcrc.org. All programs and services are provided at no cost to cancer patients and their families. All programs and services are evidence based and medically mainstream.

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February 2019

Feb
11
February 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Monday, February 11, 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Presented by Sheri Minnick, MS, ERYT, LivingWell and Pam Cornwell, PT, MHS, NCS

LivingWell participants frequently express concerns that their balance and bone density are not what they once were. Sheri and Pam discuss what you can do to increase your bone density and improve your balance. Handouts will be provided showing proper ways to safely move through daily activities. This presentation will be recorded for educational, marketing, and social media purposes.

Please call 630.262.1111 to register. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, IL. Web: livingwellcrc.org. All programs and services are provided at no cost to cancer patients and their families. All programs and services are evidence based and medically mainstream.

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Feb
18
February 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Monday, February 18, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Presented by Mark Speyer, MD, Palliative Medicine, Northwestern Medicine

Join Dr. Speyer for an evening that will explain the differences of Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care, options you could have, and how to choose the best plan of care for your cancer journey. Time will be scheduled for a small question and answer session. This presentation will be recorded for educational, marketing, and social media purposes.

Please call 630.262.1111 to register. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, IL. Web: livingwellcrc.org. All programs and services are provided at no cost to cancer patients and their families. All programs and services are evidence based and medically mainstream.

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Feb
21
February 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Thursday, February 21, 6:00 – 7:30 pm Presented by Leslie Sann, MA, LCPC

Join Leslie Sann and learn that when life throws you a curveball, YOU can do something back. You can empower yourself with your choices and actions. How you respond to life creates the experience you get to live. This presentation will be recorded for educational, marketing, and social media purposes.

Please call 630.262.1111 to register. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, IL. Web: livingwellcrc.org. All programs and services are provided at no cost to cancer patients and their families. All programs and services are evidence based and medically mainstream.

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March 2019

Mar
07
March 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Thursday, March 7, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Presented by Melanie Smerillo, MSN, RN, PHN, Takeda
During this presentation, we will discuss the factors that affect staying on treatment, how to manage treatment by partnering with your healthcare team and loved ones, and how and where to find support and available resources. This presentation will be recorded for educational, marketing, and social media purposes.

Please call 630.262.1111 to register. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, IL. Web: livingwellcrc.org. All programs and services are provided at no cost to cancer patients and their families. All programs and services are evidence based and medically mainstream.

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Mar
14
March 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Thursday, March 14, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Presented by Karen Newton, OTR/L, CLT-LANA; Jennifer Rosko, PT, CLT-LANA; Christine Wietrzykowski, PT, MHS, CLT-LANA

Lymphedema is an accumulation of swelling caused by compromise to the lymphatic system. Learn more about lymphedema, the different treatment options available, and how to maintain your activities of daily living while dealing with lymphedema.
This presentation will be recorded for educational, marketing, and social media purposes.

Please call 630.262.1111 to register. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, IL. Web: livingwellcrc.org. All programs and services are provided at no cost to cancer patients and their families. All programs and services are evidence based and medically mainstream.

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Mar
21
March 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Thursday, March 21, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Presented by Michael Kahn, MD, Medical Oncology, Northwestern Medicine
LivingWell Warrenville, 4525 Weaver Parkway Multipurpose Room, Suite 103

Why does your doctor recommend “hormone therapy” for your prostate cancer? Let’s review the role, effectiveness and side effects of this important therapy to help treat your illness. This presentation will be recorded for educational, marketing, and social media purposes.

Please call 630.262.1111 to register. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. Web: livingwellcrc.org. All programs and services are provided at no cost to cancer patients and their families. All programs and services are evidence based and medically mainstream.

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Mar
25
March 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Monday, March 25, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Presented by Eric Larson, PhD, Neuropsychologist, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, Part of Northwestern Medicine and Melissa Lancaster, PhD, Neuropsychologist, CDH

Feeling down and overwhelmed is a common response to the cancer journey. Learn more about how anti-depressants can be a helpful option during a cancer diagnosis.This presentation will be recorded for educational, marketing, and social media purposes.

Please call 630.262.1111 to register. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, IL. Web: livingwellcrc.org. All programs and services are provided at no cost to cancer patients and their families. All programs and services are evidence based and medically mainstream.

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