After Ringing the Bell: A Cancer Survivorship Conference presented by Sussex County Survivorship Co. (8:00 am - 2:30pm)
Location: Atlantic Sands Hotel, 101 N. Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Download the event flyer here.
The day’s speakers and topics:
Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS
Johns Hopkins Breast Center and Survivorship Programs
Topic: Survivorship Care Plans
Sage Bolte, PhD
Inova Health System Life with Cancer Program
Topic: Sexuality and Survivorship
Judy Pierson, EdD
Licensed Psychologist, Rehoboth Beach, DE
Topic: Your Best Life After Cancer
Clare Wilson, RN, MS
Tunnell Cancer Center Cancer Care Navigator, Certified Well Coach
Topic: Mindful Living
Conference objectives (CEU’s provided to healthcare professionals):
- Identify tools and tips on the transition from patient to survivor
- Identify core components of a survivor care plan
- Identify physical consequences of long term and late effects of treatment
- Recognize post treatment emotional concerns
- Describe the integration of mind-body medicine in cancer survivorship care
The Sussex County Survivorship Coalition was formed in July 2011 to coordinate efforts the variety of local organizations traditionally provide to support cancer survivors. The Coalition has grown and includes: Tunnell Cancer Center of Beebe Medical Center; Nanticoke Cancer Care Center of Nanticoke Memorial Hospital; Cancer Support Community- Delaware (formerly The Wellness Community Delaware); Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition; American Cancer Society; Leukemia-Lymphoma Society; Cancer Care Connection; and Susan G. Komen for the Cure Philadelphia Affiliate.
Beginning Your Pink Ribbon Journey - Seaford (3:00 pm - 5:00pm)
Location: Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, 801 Middleford Rd, Seaford, DE 19973
Beginning Your Pink Ribbon Journey is a free class open to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and their loved ones. Join us to learn more about: breast cancer, financial issues, your diagnosis and treatment, available support programs and other available resources.
This class is held the 3rd Thursday of the month (except February) at Nanticoke at 3 pm. Please call Connie to register at 302-644-6844.
DBCC Guest Bartending Night at BBC Tavern and Grill (6:00 pm - 9:00pm)
Location: BBC Tavern & Grill, 4019 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807
Join DBCC and local celebrities for a guest bartending night at BBC Tavern & Grill in Greenville.100% of your tips will be donated to DBCC.
Come support your favorite guest bartender and a great cause!