Cancer Education at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center  

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center Events

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Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center recognizes the importance of being a good community partner and offers many interesting, informative and compassionate events to improve the health of our neighbors. Come join us! 

Cancer Survivorship Series:


Fresh Faces - Women's Night Out

Date: July 30, 2014
Time: 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Banner MD Anderson
RSVP: Call (480) 256-4743

Cancer patients and survivors are invited for a night full of fun, facials by Mary Kay and scarf tying education!


Survivorship Support and Symptom Management

Date: August 13, 2014
Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Grand Canyon Conference Rooms          
                  Banner Gateway Medical Center
RSVP: Call (602) 230-2273 (CARE) or online 

Many cancer survivors deal with health problems related to cancer treatment. Commonly cited problems are pain and fatigue. Join Dr. Rebecca Armendariz, Pain/Palliative Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician, to learn how to manage symptoms and improve daily life.


The Gynecologic Cancer Survivor: Addressing Concerns & Moving Forward

Date: September 10, 2014
Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Grand Canyon Conference Rooms          
                  Banner Gateway Medical Center
RSVP: Call (602) 230-2273 (CARE) or online 

What can be done to help women with gynecologic cancers? A lot! Join Dr. Matthew Schlumbrecht, to learn ways to deal with post-treatment related side effects and concerns related to gynecologic cancer. 


The Breast Cancer Survivor

Date: October 8, 2014
Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Grand Canyon Conference Rooms          
                  Banner Gateway Medical Center
RSVP: Call (602) 230-2273 (CARE) or online 

Join us to learn how to decrease undesirable treatment-related side effects while reducing your risk of a breast cancer recurrence. These tools include diet changes, stress reduction, acupuncture, yoga and exercise. Please join Dr. Santosh Rao, to learn lifestyle changes that may ease side effects and new research findings to improve your
quality of life.


Nutrition for Cancer Survivors

Date: November 12, 2014
Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Grand Canyon Conference Rooms          
                  Banner Gateway Medical Center
RSVP: Call (602) 230-2273 (CARE) or online 

Learn evidence based nutritional advice and recipes for the cancer survivor. Listen to our board certified specialist in oncology nutrition, Christi Kirk, and our expert Chef, Heather Metell as they discuss the what and how of nutrition for the cancer survivor. 


Exercise for the Cancer Survivor

Date: Dec 10, 2014
Time: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Grand Canyon Conference Rooms          
                  Banner Gateway Medical Center
RSVP: Call (602) 230-2273 (CARE) or online 

Understand the importance of exercise and physical activity for the cancer survivor. Exercise can reduce side effects related to cancer treatment and reduce reoccurrence of some cancers. Kristine Salmon will provide a cancer survivor’s exercise prescription.  

 

Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
Higley Road and US 60
2946 E. Banner Gateway Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 256-6444
(855) 256-6444

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