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Calendar of Events & Classes

Lymphedema: What You Need to Know

Cancer Supportive Care Program

Patients who have undergone cancer treatments may be at risk for the development of lymphedema. In this session, you will learn about the causes to identify early signs and symptoms. You will also learn about ways to decrease your risk of developing lymphedema, and steps you can take to be proactive in reducing your risk. This session is held by appointment with a Stanford Lymphedema nurse.

Second and fourth Mondays of the month
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
No class 12/25

Stanford Cancer Center
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
2nd Floor, Room CC2105, Stanford

Registration required. 650-725-9456

The Stanford Letter Project

Cancer Supportive Care Program

New research at Stanford shows that most doctors are reluctant to talk to their patients about what matters most to them in advance life care planning. The Stanford Letter Project, developed by Stanford Clinical Associate Professor, VJ Periyakoil, MD, will help you write a simple letter to your doctor about your values, life goals, and advance life care planning.

July 25, 2017
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Stanford Cancer Center
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
2nd Floor, Room CC2104, Stanford
Call to register: 650-725-9456

This will be offered at the Stanford Cancer Center South Bay in October


Caregivers Workshop

Cancer Supportive Care Program

This informative workshop is dedicated to give caregivers education, resource materials, and skills to provide support. The workshop is designed for new caregivers, but all those caring for someone with cancer are welcome to attend.

August 29, 2017
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Stanford Cancer Center
875 Blake Wilbur Drive
2nd Floor, CC2105, Stanford
Call to register: 650-725-9456

There will be a workshop at the Stanford Cancer Center South Bay in October


Organic Versus Conventional Foods

Ernest Rosenbaum Survivorship Lecture Series 2017
Cancer Supportive Care Program

There are many factors to consider when choosing between organic and conventional foods. To help you make the best choices we will define organic and review research on the subject. With this information, you will be able to consider how choosing organic or conventional foods fits into evidence based guidelines for nutrition for healthy cancer survivorship and prevention.

Presenter: Raymond Palko, MS, RD, CSO

September 27, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

Call to register: 650-725-9456


Cosmetic Dermatology

Presented by Stanford Health Library

Speaker: S. Tyler Hollmig, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Mohs and Dermatologic Surgery and Director of Laser and Aesthetic Dermatology at Stanford University.

Thursday, September 21
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration


Medicare Open Enrollment

Presented by HICAP of San Mateo County

Medicare Open Enrollment Period - Oct. 15 through Dec. 7 - is when Medicare rolls out the new Part C and Part D plans for the following year. At this time beneficiaries may shop around and switch plans to save money, get a better deal on prescriptions or find a plan that’s ideal for their current needs. State-registered HICAP counselor/community educator Marla Seidman will explain the importance of the period and how HICAP can help beneficiaries save. .

Thursday, October 19
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration


Caregivers Workshop

Cancer Supportive Care Program

This informative workshop is dedicated to give caregivers education, resource materials, and skills to provide support. The workshop is designed for new caregivers, but all those caring for someone with cancer are welcome to attend.

October 26, 2017
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Stanford Cancer Center South Bay
2589 Samaritan Drive
3rd Floor Room 3300A, San Jose
Call to register: 669-233-2807


The Stanford Letter Project

Cancer Supportive Care Program

New research at Stanford shows that most doctors are reluctant to talk to their patients about what matters most to them in advance life care planning. The Stanford Letter Project, developed by Stanford Clinical Associate Professor, VJ Periyakoil, MD, will help you write a simple letter to your doctor about your values, life goals, and advance life care planning.

October 30, 2017
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Stanford Cancer Center South Bay
2589 Samaritan Drive
3rd Floor Room 3300A, San Jose
Call to register: 669-233-2807

Advances for Advanced Breast Cancer: New Therapies, New Hopes

Ernest Rosenbaum Survivorship Lecture Series 2017
Cancer Supportive Care Program

Advanced breast cancer remains a serious disease, with ~40,000 American women dying of the disease every year. But it is also a disease where real progress has been made through improved understanding of the biology of breast cancer. Much of this improved knowledge comes from the realization that breast cancer is not just one disease, but many, each deserving of independent study and a focused approach. We will explain the new biology of breast cancer, and where current research is leading in terms of new therapies

Presenter: George Sledge, Jr. MD

November 8, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

Call to register: 650-725-9456


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