At 34, our team member, Christian, was told he had cancer. Blood cancer can affect anyone and, with the diagnosis, comes fear and uncertainty. Groundbreaking new treatment options can be confusing and overwhelming, and many times emotional health can be overlooked. In Christian’s case, he turned to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) for support and soon began to find a path to helping others.
What is a laboratory report? How does it differ from a pathology report? Why is understanding these reports important as a cancer survivor? Hear from a pathologist on things to look out for and what to ask when you receive your report. Additionally, we’ll hear from two cancer survivors and their advocacy experience as American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Patient Champions.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we are partnering with CancerCare to highlight the journey through the ups and downs of cancer and mental health challenges, coping skills, and resources. This program will be interactive, with an opportunity to ask an oncology social worker questions you may have about mental health.
In addition to the physical and mental challenges of a cancer diagnosis, it can also come with an unexpected financial burden. Join us to hear from our partner, Triage Cancer, about navigating the cancer-related financial, legal and practical issues that you may encounter.
In recognition of Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month, we are partnering with The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) to bring you the latest information on treatments, research and resources for Multiple Myeloma.
With so much misinformation online, it can be hard to be confident in knowing what to eat when going through cancer treatment or as a survivor. This session will dig into common myths, present the latest research on the relationship between nutrition and cancer, and answer your questions about food and nutrition.
Join us on a video chat through Zoom to actually SEE your friends and connect in a relaxed environment.
Are you interested in learning more about the research that GRYT Health conducts? Join us on Thursday, January 14th at 7 pm ET for a free, interactive program to meet the researchers and learn the rationale for conducting this research, how it was designed and conducted, what was learned, and what is being done with this knowledge to help future cancer patients at risk for bone complications.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and we will be hosting a special meetup on a breast cancer topic of your choice (see options during registration).