Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lurie Cancer Center Learning Series

Cancer Connections

Our next Cancer Connections event will take place on Saturday, November 2. Join us for presentations designed to inspire and educate. A light breakfast will be provided. Advance registration is appreciated. Walk-ins are welcome.

Register now for Saturday, November 2

Event Details

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Registration: 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Program: 9:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center

303 E. Superior St., Chicago
1st Floor, Baldwin Auditorium


There is a $10 registration fee, which includes breakfast. Discounted parking will be available for this event at Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Huron/Superior Garage, 222 E. Huron St., one block away (Google map). Parking passes can be purchased for $7 at event check-in.

Support for this event is provided by the Cancer Survivorship Institute


9:00 a.m.

Registration & Breakfast

9:30 a.m.

Nutrition: Healthy Holiday Eating

Caitlyn Busche, MS, RD, LDN
Lurie Cancer Center
10:15 a.m.

Physical Activity for Cancer Survivors

Siobhan Phillips, PhD
Lurie Cancer Center
10:45 a.m.


11:00 a.m.

Finding Inspiration: A Caregiver Story

Jessica Kim
Co-founder of ianacare
11:30 a.m.

Cannabis in Cancer Care

Judy Paice, RN, PhD
Lurie Cancer Center

About Cancer Connections

Learn, Connect & Renew

Cancer Connections offers wellness-focused breakfast 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.
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