|Frankly Speaking About Colorectal Cancer
Thursday, March 6, 1-2 p.m.
Guest Presenter: Thangamani Seenivasan, MD,
Come learn about screening for colorectal cancer,
current treatments available and how to manage treatment side effects.
Health Insurance 101: Educational Workshop
Thursday, March 6, 12:30-1:30 pm (Bring Your Lunch, Dessert Provided)
Guest Presenter: Denise Sikora, President of DHL
Health Claim Solutions
Even under the best circumstances, medical insurance
can be confusing. But when you have cancer or are
helping someone who has cancer, it can be
overwhelming. Join Denise as she helps you decipher
this complex world. You are welcome to bring a copy
of your insurance plan summary and any questions you may have.
The Healing Benefits of Drumming
Friday, March 7, 7-8:30 pm
Guest Presenter: Mark Wood
Has your life been touched by cancer? Come and learn about the health benefits of drumming. Experience firsthand the joy of drumming. No experience is necessary and drums are provided!
Nutrition: Chocolate-A Healthy Treat?
Friday, March 7, 1 pm
Guest Presenter: Mary-Giselle Ulbrich, RD, Oncology Dietician from Carol G. Simon Cancer Center
Learn about the health benefits of chocolate and
how to incorporate it into a healthy diet.
Expressive Arts Workshop: Painting with Watercolors
Friday, March 14, 10:30 am-12 pm (at Center for Contemporary Art-Across the street from CSC)
Guest Presenter: Billie Aber
The theme for this class is “Flowers For Spring Time”. Whether you have always loved to paint flowers or
just enjoy seeing them, come and learn how to capture their essence on canvas. No experience is needed!
Frankly Speaking About New Discoveries
Friday, March 14, 12-2 pm (lunch included) at Regional Cancer Care Associates, East Brunswick (Brier Hill Court, Bldg J2)
Guest Presenter: Bruno Fang, MD
Dr. Fang will provide information on current trends in cancer treatment and research.
Healthy Cooking Demonstration: Eat Green
to Stay Lean
Thursday, March 20, 12:30-2 pm
Guest Presenter: Debbie Roebel, Certified Health
Coach and experienced cook
With the arrival of spring comes green leafy
vegetables, one of nature’s perfect foods. Packed
with powerful nutrients, antioxidants and fiber, our
body stays satisfied with less food. Learn how to incorporate greens into your diet so you can reap
the benefits of this amazing food.
Nutrition: Overcoming Taste Alterations
Thursday, March 27, 1-2 pm
Guest Presenter: Lori Wyble, RD, Oncology
Dietician from Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center
Cancer treatments and the cancer itself can
sometimes change the way some foods taste. Join
Lori to discover new ways you can overcome this
challenge and start enjoying each bite! (Tasty samples will be provided).
|Prostate Cancer Screening: Recent Controversies and Current Guidelines
Thursday, April 3, 7-8:30 pm
Presenter: Lori Jones, MD, Partners in Urology, Somerville, NJ
Dr. Jones, urologist at Somerset Medical Center will explain the goals of screening with PSA tests and review the current guidelines related to prostate cancer screening.
Monday, April 7, 6:30-8 pm
Presenter: Jeanne Petrucci, Kathleen Mathis, Nutrition Educators, Living Plate
No single food or food component can protect you against cancer by itself. But strong evidence does show that a diet filled with a variety of plant foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans helps lower risk for many cancers. This whole food, plant-based cooking demonstration focuses on “Foods That Fight Cancer”, a list compiled by the American Institute of Cancer Research (www.aicr.org).
Wednesday, April 9, 7-8:30 pm
Leader: Sharleen Leahey, Singer, Songwriter, guitarist
Bring your voice and your love of music as we share songs from the 1960s and beyond. We will sing popular ballads, blues tunes and rock’n roll classics by familiar artists. Lyrics Sheets will be provided. Sharleen has been inspired by the healing power of music in her own life and has been leading healing song circles in a variety of settings for over 20 years.
Expressive Arts Workshop: Acrylic Painting
Friday, April 11, 10:30 – Noon (at Center for Contemporary Art-Across the street from CSC)
Guest Instructor: Billie Aber
“Spring Bird’s Nest” No experience necessary and all levels welcome. Go home with a finished painting ready to frame!(space limited).
Nutrition: Cancer Fighting Foods
Tuesday, April 15, 12 – 1 pm
Presenter: Nicole Schaldone, MS, RD, CSO
Use your diet to maximize your health. Nicole will discuss super foods and their super benefits to improving your diet, health and well-being. Join us to learn about the latest super cancer fighting foods and how to incorporate them into your life.
Himalayan Singing Bowl Meditation
Wednesday, April 16, 3:30-4:30 pm
Instructor: Katie Walker, Himalayan Singing Bowl Practitioner
The sounds produced by singing bowls are beautiful, rhythmic and soothing. Using sound to evoke the “relaxation response” is one of the simplest, noninvasive ways to de-stress and promote harmony with the mind and body. You will be guided to relax on a yoga mat or sit comfortably in a chair and allow the Himalayan Singing Bowl sound to wash over you.
What to Wear After a Lumpectomy or Mastectomy (Bring Your Own Lunch)
Wednesday, April 23, 1-2 pm
Presenter: Lisa Lindenberg, Certified Fitter at Steeplechase Wellness Boutique
Lisa is specially trained to help select a full range of image recovery items such as breast prostheses, swimsuits, lingerie, wigs and hair alternatives. See and feel different prostheses and bras and understand what items of clothing are available to you.