Education Programs

Experts present topics on a variety of cancer-related subjects, including:

  • Coping and communication methods
  • Risk identification
  • Prevention
  • Detection techniques
  • Current research
  • Treatment options
  • What to expect from the health care system

Specific Educational Programs

Program Description Offered

LiveWell Survivorship Workshops

These three to four hour evening programs:

  • Address issues specific to cancer survivorship
  • Are highly interactive
  • Allow survivors to work with experts on the long-term effects of cancer and its treatment

Semi-annually

Survivorship Education Series

Covers:

  • Topics that affect a survivor’s life as a result of cancer treatment
  • The disease itself
  • How to adjust to a new phase of life

Bimonthly

Breast Cancer Education Series

Provides up-to-date information about breast cancer for:

  • The newly diagnosed
  • Long-term survivors
  • Family and friends
  • Anyone concerned about breast cancer

Bimonthly

Ovarian Cancer Education Series

Provides up-to-date information about ovarian cancer for:

  • The newly diagnosed
  • Long-term survivors
  • Family and friends
  • Anyone concerned about ovarian cancer

Monthly

Cooking and Eating for a Healthy Life

Cooking demonstrations and discussions on nutrition topics for cancer survivors.

Throughout the year

Contact Us

For more information about the LiveWell Survivorship Program, call 412-641-3992, or email sieminskil@upmc.edu.

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