Monday, August 20, 2012

Living Beyond Breast Cancer Teleconference

Free teleconference "Breast Reconstruction: Considering your options"
Featured is Dr. Frederick Duffy Jr., plastic and reconstructive surgeon at the Texas Center for Breast Reconstruction. Register at or by calling 610 645-4567. The time is from noon to 1 p.m.  (EDT).

CEU units are available for licensed social workers.

Friday, August 17, 2012

WORD on Prostate Cancer

Greetings All!

We would like to invite you to view and share the “WORD on Prostate Cancer” educational video! The following video was produced at the University of Florida in partnership with the Alachua County area to educate Black men about prostate cancer.

Please feel free to forward the following to your colleagues.

Shannon Pressey, MS
Research Programs Coordinator
Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy
College of Pharmacy
University of Florida
Office: 727-394-6162
Fax: 727-394-6014

Cancer Survivorship Conference

The Florida Society of Oncology Social Workers presents
Cancer Survivorship: Shaping the Direction and Future of Patient-Centered Care
September 13-14, 2012
Fort Lauderdale
CEUs available
Keynote speaker: Mary Ann Burg, PhD, LCSW
Visit www. for online registration

Cancer Connections Meets August 22

Join Cancer Connections at Hope Lodge at noon on August 22, 2012 for a presentation by Gwen Carriere ARNP, and Mary Hill DNP, of North Florida Regional Medical Center.  Gwen will speak about a day in the life of a newly diagnosed cancer patient and the role of the cancer program coordinator.  Mary Hill will discuss the role of the oncology nurse navigator, and how she helps patients both in and out of the hospital.

Your RSVP is needed by 5 p.m.  Monday the 20th if you wish to be counted for lunch.   A $3 donation is requested. Last minute attendees are welcome, but please bring your own lunch, as food is prepared based on notice given by 5 p.m. Monday.

For more information or to RSVP:   Barb Thomas at