Community Ed Archives – 2011

Advancing Treatment of Ovarian Cancer through Clinical Trials
Oct. 20, 2011
At this meeting, Dr. Paul Haluska, a medical oncologist from Mayo Clinic, spoke about the importance of clinical trials, how women might benefit from participating and where the research is headed.
Click below to view Dr. Haluska’s presentation, “Making Sense of Clinical Trials in Ovarian Cancer: Why me, Why now?”

Rehabilitation After Cancer
Sept. 27, 2011
Dr. Andrea Cheville specializes in cancer rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center. At this meeting, she discussed lymphedema, pain management and other issues that may arise after ovarian cancer treatment.

Understanding Palliative Care
Aug. 2, 2011
Palliative care treats pain as well as addresses your physical, emotional and spiritual concerns after a cancer diagnosis. At this meeting, Kathy Basset, with Allina’s Palliative Care Program, and Linda Linder, RN and ovarian cancer survivor, discussed how palliative care can help women live each day to its fullest.

Ovarian Cancer Research Open House
June 23, 2011
MOCA is one of the top non-profit funders of ovarian cancer research in the United States. Where does the money go and how is it used? At this meeting, the public was able to talk directly with MOCA-funded researchers about their completed projects.

Spiritual Survivorship
May 24, 2011
At this meeting, we discussed how spiritual survivorship can help women impacted by ovarian cancer. Chaplain Mary E. Johnson with the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center presented.

Living Beyond Cancer
April 7, 2011
At this meeting, led by Brenda Hartman, MSW, LICSW and 23-year ovarian cancer survivor, we explored how women can integrate the cancer experience, find life beyond cancer and continue to heal.