The Tenth Annual Cancer Survivorship Series

The Tenth Annual Cancer Survivorship Series: Living With, Through & Beyond Cancer

On Tuesday, May 15, CancerCare, will present a free, telephone workshop entitled: Recapturing Joy and Finding Meaning. You can listen to this program on the telephone or via live streaming through the internet.

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

This is done in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute: Office of Cancer Survivorship and Office of Communications and Education, LIVESTRONG, American Cancer Society, Intercultural Cancer Council, Living Beyond Breast Cancer and National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship,

The faculty for this program includes:

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

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

Subsequent workshops in the series are: 

Part III, Changing Roles and Responsibilities for Caregivers — June 19
Part IV, Managing Post-Treatment Neuropathy — July 17

These workshops are free – no phone charges apply
.  However, pre-registration is required.  To register, and for more information, simply go to the CancerCare website.

If you missed Part I of the series, Using Mind/Body Techniques to Cope with the Stress of Survivorship, we are pleased to inform you that this telephone workshop is available as a podcast, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Just click here to listen to the podcast.  

This program was very well attended, with more than 3,400 participants from across the United States, as well as International participants from Canada, China, Guam, India, Jamaica, Kuwait, Malaysia, Portugal, South Arabia, South Africa, Trinidad, Tobago, Venezuela, and the Virgin Islands.