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Sample Event

Join us on sample date

Saturday, September 28, 2019

*Sessions will continue to be added as they are confirmed 
Saturday, September 28, 2019
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Sessions Include:
How to LIVE Your Life After a Cancer Diagnosis
Denise Rouse, Life Coach and Ovarian Cancer Survivor

We hear the words, “You have cancer” and immediately think about dying. But regardless of the prognosis, we all have a lot of life to live as well. Get tips for identifying what’s important in your life and setting goals to accomplish them.
Sexuality and Ovarian Cancer
Sarah Bernstein, RN, MS, AOCN
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Nearly all women with cancer will experience some change in their sexual self. Learn treatments to improve sexual function, body image and intimacy.
Yoga & Meditation
Carolyn Weininger, E-RYT 500

The practice of mindfulness, breathing, stretching and strengthening adds a sense of being present and at peace. Relax and take time for yourself. You will be in a comfortable, non-competitive space to safely explore your yoga practice and connect with your breath. All levels welcome.​
Unique Needs of Cancer Caregivers
Alicia Gray, LGSW
George Washington University Cancer Center

Providing care for a loved one with cancer is complex. Learn about techniques and resources available to help navigate life as a caregiver.
Addressing Younger Ovarian Cancer Patient’s Needs
Kristinna Abalos, Founder of Teal45

Young ovarian cancer survivors experience unique challenges and uncertainty such as loss of fertility, early surgical menopause, and adoption barriers. Women under 40 are encouraged to participate and share coping strategies.​
Eating Well through Ovarian Cancer
Caitlin Benda, MBA, MS, RD, CSO,
Life with Cancer, Inova Schar Cancer Institute

Good nutrition is a vital piece of your cancer journey. Learn straightforward tips on maintaining your nutrition before, during, and after treatment, as well as evidence-based answers to some of today's most frequently asked nutrition questions.