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Lurie Cancer Center Learning Series

Cancer Connections

At the Lurie Cancer Center, your treatment plan includes care for the mind, body and spirit. Cancer Connections is just what the doctor ordered, introducing tools, techniques and services you can use to reenergize during and after treatment. Patients and caregivers are invited to attend our virtual programs and learn from cancer experts and find local and national support resources available to both patients and caregivers.

Register now for October 27

Fall Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

5:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Central Time

Registrants will be sent connection information for the Zoom meeting.

Self-Advocacy: Navigating Your Cancer Care
Valerie Jonkoff, Patient
Stephanie Bradley, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Lurie Cancer Center

Understanding Clinical Trials
Carolyn Passaglia, MSRC, CCRP
Administrative Director, Clinical Trials
Lurie Cancer Center

How to Get the Help you Need: Resources for Cancer Patients
Becky Ness, MS, MSW, LCSW
Living Well Cancer Resource Center at Northwestern Medicine


About Cancer Connections

Learn, Connect & Renew

Cancer Connections offers wellness-focused seminars a few times a year, geared toward patients and caregivers. They can help you:

  • Learn simple strategies to eat well, move more and manage stress and fatigue
  • Connect with fellow survivors, support programs and other communities facing similar challenges
  • Renew your sense of well-being with massage, acupuncture, meditation, healing touch and other integrative therapies

View Presentations from Past Events


Please direct questions to or 312-503-7809.