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Cancer Connections 2020

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To register, please call Aaryn Frick at 913-355-3910.

Cancer Connections provides access to experts with evidence-based information to help navigate the survivorship journey. This free program offers eight one-hour sessions, each devoted to a specific topic. This program is offered virtually, so it can be done from home or at our Cancer Center. This program is designed for survivors/thrivers of all types and stages of cancer. Sessions WILL NOT cover information regarding specific treatments for cancer.

  • Sessions: 8
Olathe Health Cancer Center

15123 S. OMC Pkwy.
Olathe, Kansas 66061

This program is offered virtually, so it can be done from home or at our Cancer Center.

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Cancer Connections 2020

Following an overwhelming diagnosis of cancer, many may wonder how to work toward wellness. Cancer Connections is a free wellness program for cancer survivors and thrivers. Cancer Connections provides access to experts with evidence-based information to help navigate the survivorship journey. This program offers eight one-hour sessions, each devoted to a specific topic. This program is offered virtually, so it can be done from home or at our Cancer Center. This program is designed for survivors/thrivers of all types and stages of cancer. Sessions WILL NOT cover information regarding specific treatments for cancer.


Sessions are offered via Zoom every other Tuesday, Feb. 4 thru May 12, from 12 to 1 p.m. Registration is required. See the full schedule of topics and presenters below.

For more information, or to register, please contact Aaryn Frick at 913-355-3910.


Cancer Connections Session Schedule: 
All sessions are from 12 to 1 p.m. via Zoom.

  1. Tuesday, Feb. 4 - Late/Long Term Effects and How to Navigate Your Survivorship Journey with Jennifer Klemp, Ph.D., MPH, KU Cancer Center
  2. Tuesday, Feb. 18 - Chemobrain: Cancer and Cancer Treatment-Related Cognitive Changes with Jaime S. Myers., Ph.D., RN, AOCNS®, KU School of Nursing
  3. Tuesday, March 3 - Preventive Health After Cancer with Allen Grenier, M.D., MPH, KU Medical Center and medical director at Wyandotte County Health Department
  4. Tuesday, March 17 - Healthy Eating After Cancer with Judy Johnston, M.S., RD/LD, research instructor at KU School of Medicine-Wichita
  5. Tuesday, March 31 - Sex and Intimacy After Cancer with Rachel Pearson, Ph.D., LCMFT, therapist in Wichita
  6. Tuesday, April 14 - Financial Toxicity and Cancer with Gary Doolittle, M.D., at KU Cancer Center, and Peggy Johnson, Komen Advocate in Science and executive director of Wichita Medical Research & Education Foundation
  7. Tuesday, April 28 - Physical Activity After Cancer with Lianna Fry, certified exercise physiologist, Wichita YMCA
  8. Tuesday, May 12 - Update on Genetics and Cancer with Devin Cox, M.S., CGC, KU Medical Center