Registration Closed

Living with Cancer

Aug
14
Wed
To
Sep
18
Wed
Aug 14 - Sep 18, 2013
Wednesdays
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cancer Resource Center
Ames, IA

This group provides education and support for individuals and families who are dealing with a cancer diagnosis.

Registration Details

Registration is closed.

Please register online or contact the Cancer Resource Center at 515-956-6440 or 866-972-5477.

Fees & Payment

This is a free event. Lunch will be provided.

Description

The William R. Bliss Cancer Center is offering an educational group for newly diagnosed patients and their families. The group provides education and support for individuals and families who are dealing with a cancer diagnosis. Programs empower you with knowledge and opportunities to “ask the experts” questions about what to expect during the treatment process.

To help you better understand your treatment process, the William R. Bliss Cancer Center treatment team strongly recommends that you and your family attend this program.

8/14/13  “Understanding Chemotherapy”, Dr. Otteman

8/21/13 “Understanding your Lab Work”, Janelle Brown, RN

8/28/13 “The Purpose of X-rays/Radiology Tests”, Dr. David Larson

9/4/13 “Radiation Therapy Education and Tour” and “Dietary Tips during Treatment”, Samantha Sodders, dosimetrist  and Laura Elliot, dietitian

9/11/13 “Caring for Yourself during Treatment”, Mary Ellen Carano, RN

9/18/13 “Survivorship Issues”

Instructor(s)

  • Panel of Professionals
  • Janelle Brown, RN
  • Mary Ellen Carano, R.N.,O.C.N., M.S.W.
  • Dr. Larry Otteman

Contact

Cancer Resource Center at 515-956-6440 or 866-972-5477

Schedule & Location

Schedule

This event includes all of the 6 meeting times below.
Date Time Location Instructor
1. Wed, August 14 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Cancer Resource Center Dr. Larry Otteman
2. Wed, August 21 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Cancer Resource Center Janelle Brown, RN
3. Wed, August 28 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Cancer Resource Center Panel of Professionals
4. Wed, September 04 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Cancer Resource Center Panel of Professionals
5. Wed, September 11 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Cancer Resource Center Mary Ellen Carano, R.N.,O.C.N., M.S.W.
6. Wed, September 18 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Cancer Resource Center Panel of Professionals

Location Details

  • Cancer Resource Center
    1111 Duff Ave
    Ames, IA 50010

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