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    Director's Message

    Mark Evers, MDThe end of the year is a natural time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future, and this year at Markey, that happened to coincide with a visit from our External Advisory Board (EAB) earlier this month. Our EAB serves an important purpose – their existence is mandated by our National Cancer Institute designation, and their purpose is to guide Markey toward becoming an even better NCI designated center in every way possible.

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  • Upcoming
     

    • April 22 - Smoothie Day. 1 p.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services). Learn how to make and taste a healthy and delicious smoothie. 
    • April 22 - Art Therapy Workshop. 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Patients (family/friends invited to assist) are invited to work with an art therapist to transform their radiation masks into sculptures, and to participate in an optional group exhibition. No art/craft experience necessary. For more information and to register, contact Christina Jewell at 859-323-4895 or christina.carpenter@uky.edu.
    • April 27 - Art Therapy: CD Weavings. Noon - 2 p.m., Whitney-Hendrickson lobby. Stop by the Whitney-Hendrickson Building lobby and participate in an art therapy project. No art/craft experience necessary. Open to Markey patients and caregivers.
    • April 29 - Art Therapy: CD Weavings. Noon - 2 p.m., Whitney-Hendrickson lobby. Stop by the Whitney-Hendrickson Building lobby and participate in an art therapy project. No art/craft experience necessary. Open to Markey patients and caregivers.
    • May 1 - Art Therapy: CD Weavings. Noon - 2 p.m., Whitney-Hendrickson lobby. Stop by the Whitney-Hendrickson Building lobby and participate in an art therapy project. No art/craft experience necessary. Open to Markey patients and caregivers. 
    • May 28 - Markey Cancer Center Research Day. Singletary Center for the Arts. Cancer Research Day is a one-day event showcasing current cancer research projects at UK in a variety of formats - posters, oral presentations, and the Susan B. Lester Memorial Lecture, presented this year by Phillip A. Sharp, PhD, from the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research / Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Learn more and register online.
    • May 29 - Art Therapy Workshop. 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Patients (family/friends invited to assist) are invited to work with an art therapist to transform their radiation masks into sculptures, and to participate in an optional group exhibition. No art/craft experience necessary. For more information and to register, contact Christina Jewell at 859-323-4895 or christina.carpenter@uky.edu.
    • June 26 - Art Therapy Workshop. 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Patients (family/friends invited to assist) are invited to work with an art therapist to transform their radiation masks into sculptures, and to participate in an optional group exhibition. No art/craft experience necessary. For more information and to register, contact Christina Jewell at 859-323-4895 or christina.carpenter@uky.edu.


    Ongoing

    • Every Monday - Smoking Cessation Class for Markey patients and caregivers. Noon, 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services).

    • Every Wednesday - Markey Research Seminar. See the full schedule »  

    • First Wednesday of each month - American Cancer Society Look Good, Feel Better program. 10 a.m. - noon, 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services). The Look Good, Feel Better program is dedicated to improving the self esteem and quality of life for people undergoing treatment for cancer. Download more information or visit the Look Good, Feel Better website for more information.
    • Second Wednesday of each month - Jin Shin Jyutsu self-help class for Markey patients, caregivers and staff. 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services); or 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., American Cancer Society Hope Lodge (1500 College Way, Lexington, Ky.). Learn how you can utilize Jin Shin Jyutsu on your own body for stress relief and other uncomfortable body symptoms. Open to patients, caregivers and staff. Free of charge. 
    • Fourth Wednesday of each month - Smoothie demonstrations.
      Need a little inspiration? Smoothie demonstrations are offered on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. in 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services).
      Read more about it and watch a video demo » 

    • Find a support group. Markey Cancer Center support groups offer the chance to meet and learn from people who share your concerns and needs. See the schedule of patient and survivors support groups »
  • Markey Cancer Center News

     

  • Markey, LLS Host Fourth Annual 'Meet the Researchers Day'

    Evers Elected Treasurer for the American Surgical Association

    Markey's Bradley Receives Komen Grant to Develop Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help Videos

    Markey Launches App for Cancer Clinical Trials

    St. Claire Regional Medical Center Joins UK Markey Cancer Center Research Network

    A Little "Badger Blood" Helps UK Patient Fight Cancer

    The Christ Hospital Health Network Joins Markey Affiliate Network

    UK Experts to Discuss Cancer Care on KET

    King's Daughters Medical Center Joins UK Markey Research Network

    At Markey, Music Is a Powerful Tool in Cancer Treatment

    UK's Vanderford featured in Nature

    UK Researchers Awarded Grant to Study Aggressive Cancer Metastasis

    Markey Hosting Free Patient Seminar on Clinical Trials

    Markey to Host Monthly Art Therapy Tables for Patients, Visitors and Staff

    Markey Hosting Gala to Support Expressions of Courage Exhibit

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