A Program of the Cancer Support Community and LIVESTRONG™

Davenport, IA – February 2018 – Gilda’s Club and Genesis Cancer Care Institute are partnering to offer Cancer Transitions™. The workshop begins Monday, February 26th (meets for 6 weeks) from 3:00 p.m.– 5:00 p.m. at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities (1234 East River Drive, Davenport, Iowa).

Cancer Transitions is a free 2 hour, six-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. Expert panelists including an oncology nurse navigator, registered dietitian and physical therapist. Each session will also include exercise tailored to each participant’s abilities.  Cancer Transitions will answer many of your questions about cancer survivorship post-cancer treatment.

The course covers the following topics:

Session 1: Get Back to Wellness: Take Control of Your Survivorship

Session 2: Exercise for Wellness: Customized Exercise with Chris Beuthin, Physical Therapist

Session 3: Emotional Health and Well-Being: From Patient to Survivor

Session 4: Nutrition Beyond Cancer with Valerie Baker, Registered Dietitian

Session 5: Medical Management Beyond Cancer: What You Need to Know with Melissa Frantz, Cancer Nurse Navigator

Session 6: Moving Beyond Treatment: Next Steps Towards Survivorship

Please note: You must be out of treatment, and a signed program waiver reviewed by your physician is required for participation.

For more details and to register, please call Gilda’s Club at 563-326-7504 or email anita@gildasclubqc.org.

About Gilda’s Club

Free of charge, Gilda’s Club Quad Cities provides support, education and hope to all people affected by cancer.  As a Cancer Support Community affiliate, we are part of the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States.  Our global network brings the highest quality cancer support to the millions of people touched by cancer.

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