Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Lurie Cancer Center Learning Series

Cancer Connections

Our next Cancer Connections event will take place on Saturday, April 13. 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, April 13

Event Details

Saturday, April 13, 2019

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

Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Feinberg Pavilion

251 E. Huron St., Chicago
Third Floor, Conference Room A


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
Partial support for this event is provided by the Chicago Region Physical Sciences-Oncology Center, NCI 5U54CA193419


9:00 a.m.

Registration & Breakfast

9:30 a.m.

A Cancer in the Family

Theodora Ross, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern
10:15 a.m.

Moving on with Cancer Rehabilitation

Ann Marie Flores, PT, PhD
Lurie Cancer Center
10:45 a.m.


11:00 a.m.

Finding Inspiration: A Patient Story

Olivia Clarke
11:15 a.m.

Quitting Smoking after a Cancer Diagnosis: Smoking Cessation Treatment Works and Can Improve Cancer Care

Julia May, TTS and Liz Klass, RN, TTS
Lurie Cancer Center
11:45 a.m.

Yoga and Mindfulness as a Path Toward Empowered Health

Michelle Grimm, PA-C
Northwestern Specialists

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 312-695-1300.
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