Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Living with Uncertainty

Free Educational Workshop

Davenport, Iowa (December, 2021) – Gilda’s Club Quad Cities will host Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Living with Uncertainty – a free workshop for those living with uncertainty. This workshop discusses common challenges and worries, mental health and cancer, acknowledging the known and unknown and what’s next. This workshop will be presented on Wednesday, December 8, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Annunciata Conference Room (Pavilion 1, first floor) at 1351 W Central Park Ave., Davenport, IA 52804.

This program will be held in a hybrid format. Participants are invited to join in-person or via Zoom. RSVP required for both options. A boxed dinner will be provided to all in-person attendees. To register, please call 563-326-7504 or visit https://gcqc.gnosishosting.net/Events/Calendar.

The Workshop will include:

  • Cassandra Fury, BSN, RN, Oncology Nurse Navigator, Genesis Cancer Institute. Cassandra is the nurse navigator for the Center for Breast Health and provides one on one support as well as help navigate women battling breast cancer.
  • Jessica Nicely-Green, MSN, BSN, RN, Oncology Nurse Navigator, Genesis Cancer Institute. Jessica is a Nurse Navigator that provides support and is an immediate contact for patients undergoing cancer treatment.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Living with Uncertainty is made possible through unrestricted educational grants from Genentech.

Note:  Reporters are welcome to attend the workshop, however, please contact us in advance if you are interested in bringing a photo/videographer or would like a facility tour.

The mission of the Cancer Support Community (CSC) is to ensure that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.  Backed by evidence that the best cancer care includes social and emotional support, CSC offers a menu of personalized services and education for patients and families affected by all types of cancer.  In 2009, The Wellness Community and Gilda’s Club Worldwide joined forces to become the Cancer Support Community.  CSC provides the highest quality emotional and social support through a network of more than 50 local affiliates, over 100 satellite locations and online.  For more information, visit www.CancerSupportCommunity.org.