MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola Medicine’s Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center and the Wellness House are offering cancer survivors a free five-week program to help them transition to life after treatment.
The program, called Beyond Cancer, will be offered on five successive evenings beginning Monday, January 22. Each session will be held 5 – 6:30 pm in the auditorium of the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, 2160 S. First. Ave., Maywood.
The program is open to any cancer survivor who has completed chemotherapy and/or radiation between the past three months and past two years.
Experts on psychiatry, nutrition and fitness will discuss techniques and provide personalized plans and tools to help survivors manage stress, practice self-care and enjoy life. In the final session, oncologist Patricia Robinson, MD, will also discuss medical concerns facing cancer survivors.
These are the dates and topics of the Monday sessions:
- January 22: Introduction to Survivorship
- January 29: Nutrition
- February 5: Exercise
- February 12 Social, Emotional and Practical Aspects
- February 19: Medical Concerns After Treatment
Registration is required. Click here or call 630-323-5150 to reserve a spot.
Loyola Medicine is nationally recognized for its expert team of specially trained cancer doctors who come from a wide variety of clinical specialties. These multidisciplinary specialists provide the expertise, translational research experience and compassionate care needed to diagnose and treat cancer. They work together, taking a collaborative approach to cancer care.
Wellness House, based in Hinsdale, Illinois, envisions a community where all people affected by cancer thrive. Offered at no cost, and as a complement to medical treatment, its programs educate, support and empower participants so they will improve their physical and emotional well-being.