November Highlights

Surviving the Holidays as a Cancer Patient/Survivor
Monday, November 4, 6-7:30pm
Inova Loudoun Hospital Natural Birthing Center
44055 Riverside  Parkway, Suite 110
Leesburg, VA 20176

Cancer patients and survivors may not feel like celebrating the holiday season as in previous years. Join us to discuss some of the common challenges of handling the holidays and tips on getting through the season. Facilitators:  Julie Ackerman, MSW, LCSW, and Courtney Weaver, MSW, LCSW. Registration is required.


Shine a Light on Lung Cancer
Thursday, November 7, 6-8:30pm
Life with Cancer Family Center
8411 Pennell Street, Fairfax, VA 22031

Presented in partnership with Virginia Cancer Specialists and the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer, this free event provides inspiration and support for those impacted by lung cancer, including survivors, patients, loved ones and healthcare professionals. Register Now.

Speakers:
Tobias Chapman, MD Radiation Oncologist
Inova Schar Cancer Institute
Sandeep J. Khandhar, MD, FACS Thoracic Surgeon
Virginia Cancer Specialists
Amit “Bobby” Mahajan, MD Interventional Pulmonologist Inova Schar Cancer Institute
Alex Spira, MD, PhD, FACP Medical Oncologist Virginia Cancer Specialists

 


Handling the Holidays as a Caregiver
Thursday, November 14, 6-7:30pm
Life with Cancer Studio
44084 Riverside Parkway, Lower Level, Suite 400
Leesburg, VA 20176

For family members affected by cancer, the traditional holiday spirit may be replaced with a wide range of emotions. Join us to discuss some of the common challenges of handling the holidays and for mutual support and tips on getting through the season. Facilitators:  Elise Schneider, MSW, LCSW, and Sarah Bremen, MSW. Registration is required.


Ask the Expert: The Evolving Role of Cytogenetics in Cancer Care
Thursday, November 21, 6-7:30pm
Inova Loudoun Hospital Natural Birthing Center
44055 Riverside Parkway, Suite 110
Leesburg, VA 20176

Dr. Leandro Moraes will speak on Cytogenetics in Cancer Care.  Learn about the history of cytogenetics in diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of cancer.  Registration is required.


Brain Fog Series: Strategies to Manage Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment
Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, and 26
1-2:30pm
Life with Cancer Family Center
8411 Pennell Street, Fairfax, VA 22031

Understand the factors involved in the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Please register for all four sessions.


Planning a Memorial or Celebratory Service
Monday, November 25, 6-7:30pm
Life with Cancer Family Center
8411 Pennell Street, Fairfax, VA 22031

Oncology Therapist Michelle Bronzo, MA, LPC, CT, will give an overview of memorial service rituals and, with the aid of worksheets and templates, guide you in designing a personalized service of remembrance and thanksgiving that involves family and friends. Registration is required.

 

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