Please click below to learn more and register online for one of our upcoming cancer support events:
Offered Thursdays, year-round. Join facilitator Ashley Nunn, M.A. and others with a history of cancer to learn about and practice a relaxation technique that uses focus on breathing. This practice has been shown to be effective in reducing stress, anxiety and loneliness and in improving sleep and boosting the immune system. No prior experience required. Anyone with a history of cancer, their family members, and caregivers are welcome.
Michael A. Carducci, M.D., FACP, FASCO, is the AEGON Professor in Prostate Cancer Research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, associate director for clinical research at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and regional research director for Kimmel Cancer Center in the National Capital Region.
Dr. Carducci will discuss when hormonal therapy is beneficial in the treatment of prostate cancer, the potential problems hormones may cause and how to manage side effects.
Sibley recognizes that psycho-social support is an important aspect of care. An oncology social worker is available to see out-patients and visit in-patients. Sibley also offers support groups on site in addition to referring to community-based support groups.
For more information about meeting dates, times and locations email Pamela Goetz at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 202-243-2320.
- Support Groups: A wide variety of psychological and social support services and programs are offered including: Coping Skills for women who are newly diagnosed; Nutrition for Better Health; and After-treatment Transition Workshop for women who have finished their breast cancer treatment.
- For Patients & Their Families: Open-ended support group for sharing information and ways of coping.
- Short-Term Counseling: Available for individual cancer patients and their families at no cost.
- Look Good…Feel Better: For women receiving cancer treatment. Learn how to look healthy and stylish.
- Breast Cancer: Support services for breast cancer patients, survivors and families, including Coping Skills for women who are newly diagnosed and After-Treatment Transition.
- For Family and Friends: Provides a place for sharing experiences and the challenges of caring. Second Tuesday of the month, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.