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Events

Upcoming

  • Learn to make Italian bread!

    Thursday, October 23, at 1 p.m.

    306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    Markey Cancer Center

    Learn to make and taste fresh, delicious Italian bread! A free class presented by:
    Dr. Philip DeSimone.

  • Tune in to SiriusXM and hear Jennifer Bradley, Markey's Jin Shin Jyutsu Practitioner, talk with Dr. Paul Christo

    Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 5 p.m. EST (part I)
    Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 4 p.m. EST (part II)

    Originally scheduled for one show, Jennifer Bradley's Jin Shin Jyutsu interview was expanded into two shows. Catch her on SiriusXM, Family Talk Ch. 131's Aches and Gains with Dr. Paul Christo.

Ongoing

  • First Wednesday of each month - American Cancer Society Look Good, Feel Better program. 10 a.m. - noon, second floor Comprehensive Breast Care Center conference room, Whitney-Hendrickson Building. 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.
  • Third Wednesday of each month (next on October 20) – Art therapy group for Markey patients and caregivers. 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services). Use art to release stress, express yourself, and explore your creativity.  Absolutely no art experience or “talent” required.  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., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services). 
    Read more about it and watch a video demo » 
  • Markey Cancer Center Support Groups. For more information, contact Joan Scales at 859-323-1403.
  • Head and Neck Support Group - First Tuesday of each month, 4 p.m., 208 Combs Research Building
  • In Treatment Support Group - First Friday of each month, 2-3:30 p.m., 208 Combs Research Building
  • Initial Diagnosis Support Group - Second Wednesday and fourth Tuesday of each month, Noon - 1:30 p.m., Comprehensive Breast Care Center (Whitney-Hendrickson Building)
  • Survivors Support Group - Third Tuesday of each month, 5-6:30 p.m., Hilary J. Boone Center, Fireside Room
  • Young Adult Support Group - Third Wednesday of each month, 4-5:30 p.m., Hilary J. Boone Center, Fireside Room
  • Neuro-Oncology Support Group - Second Wednesday of each month, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Hilary J. Boone Center, Fireside Room

  • Jin Shin Jyutsu at Markey
    The "Now Know Myself" Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help program is open to patients, caregivers and staff. It is held on the second Wednesday of each month, 1-2 p.m., in Conference Room 306, Whitney-Hendrickson Building. For more information contact Jennifer Bradley at 859-323-1797.

    Jin Shin Jyutsu, similar to acupuncture, harmonizes the energetic system of the body utilizing light touch rather than needles. Jin Shin Jyutsu treatments may be received by working with a practitioner or by using a simple light touch technique known as self-help on ourselves. We use this technique daily without thinking as we hold our hands, touch our cheeks and generally self-soothe.

    When we do these simple holds with awareness, we become empowered to be a part of our own healing process. Come join us each month as we explore different ways we can use Jin Shin Jyutsu self-help to assist with side effects of cancer treatment and the stressors of our daily lives. All you need to bring is your hands!
  • American Cancer Society Look Good, Feel Better Program 

    This program will be held the first Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. - noon, in the Comprehensive Breast Care Center conference room on the second floor of the Whitney-Hendrickson Building. The program is dedicated to improving self-esteem and quality of life for people undergoing cancer treatment. Download more information or visit the Look Good, Feel Better website for more information. 

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