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February 2020

Feb
06
February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

February 6, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Presented by Amit Bhate, MD, Radiation Oncologist, Radiation Oncology Consultants, Northwestern Medicine Proton Center, Faculty, Northwestern University

► To register, please call 630.262.1111

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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Feb
20
February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Thursday, February 20, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Presented by Sean Grimm, MD, Northwestern Medicine Warrenville Cancer Center

Learn about chemo brain and the additional ways that cancer treatment affects the brain. Dr. Grimm is a neuro-oncologist who specializes in the treatment of patients with neurologic complications of cancer and brain tumors.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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Feb
26
February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Wednesday, February 26, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Presented by Patti Frey, RN, MSN, OCN, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group

Take charge of your cancer care. Prepare for an upcoming oncology appointment with a checklist of essential questions to make the most of your time with your doctor and care team.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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March 2020

Mar
05
March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST

Thursday, March 5, 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Presented by Robert Eisner, DO, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group Hematology and Medical Oncology, Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Warrenville

Join Dr. Eisner as he provides an overview of new therapy and treatment options available for leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. Please bring your questions to ask during the Q&A session following the presentation.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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Mar
24
March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

To help limit COVID-19 risk at LivingWell, this presentation has been canceled and rescheduled to Thursday, February 11, 2021

Presented by Kevin Dawravoo, MD, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group Hematology and Medical Oncology, Northwestern Medicine Cancer Center Warrenville

Dr. Dawravoo specializes in treating gastrointestinal cancers (stomach, pancreas, liver, esophagus and colorectal). Dr. Dawravoo will share new research and updates that impact GI treatment.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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Mar
26
March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

To help limit COVID-19 risk at LivingWell, this presentation has been canceled. A rescheduled date will be announced shortly.

Presented by Joanna Fawzy Morales, Esq., CEO, Triage Cancer

A cancer diagnosis often brings up questions on how to navigate work and cancer. Regardless if you are working through treatment or returning to work after taking time off, you may have access to federal, state and employee protections. This presentation by cancer rights attorney Joanna Morales will address the relevant laws such as the Americans With Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, state laws, and disclosure and privacy protections.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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April 2020

Apr
02
April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

To help limit COVID-19 risk at LivingWell, this presentation has been canceled and rescheduled to Thursday, November 12. 

Presented by Robert Bayer, MD, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group Hematology and Medical Oncology, Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Cancer Center

Learn how immunotherapies work and how they are used in cancer treatment, and take a look at the future of cancer treatment. Dr. Bayer will share his 26 years of experience, passion for research and hematology background in this interactive presentation.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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Apr
14
April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm CDT

Tune in on Tuesday, April 14, 1:00 pm

Join Christopher George, MD, Medical Director, Medical Oncology, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, who will address the most common questions asked during cancer treatment. Do you want to know more about PET scans, marijuana or dietary sugar? Do you need surgery or a second opinion? Dr. George will address the issues most frequently raised during cancer treatment in this Facebook Live presentation at facebook.com/livingwellcrc.

► Have questions for Dr. George? Send them to sue.gillerlain@nm.org prior to April 14 or ask them during the live discussion.

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Apr
14
April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

To help limit COVID-19 risk at LivingWell, this presentation has been canceled. A rescheduled date will be posted shortly.

Presented by Mary Ellen Pavone, MD, Northwestern Medicine Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Oak Brook Terrace

During cancer treatment, patients have important and complex issues to consider, including present and future fertility. Learn about fertility testing after treatment and other options for having biological children.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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May 2020

May
07
May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

Presented by Christine Wietrzykowski, PT, CLT-LANA, Northwestern Medicine; Karen Newton, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, Northwestern Medicine; and Jennifer Rosko, PT, CLT-LANA, Northwestern Medicine

Join Northwestern Medicine licensed physical and occupational therapists in a panel discussion to gain a basic understanding of lymphatic anatomy and physiology, the most accepted forms of treatment of lymphedema, lymphedema risk reduction guidelines, and long-term maintenance and management of lymphedema.

► To register, please call 630.262.1111

TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833. The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is located at 442 Williamsburg Avenue, Geneva, Illinois. All programs and services are evidence based, medically mainstream and provided at no cost to patients with cancer and their families.

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