Events

Tumor Immunology Research Program Seminar

February 15, 2016 | 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Location: Connor Auditorium, FLTC

Speaker: Robert Schreiber, PhD, from Washington University

Talk Title: Cancer Neoantigens: Building a Framework for Personalized Cancer Immunotherapy

Mammography Van

February 16, 2016 | 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Richmond Center Schnucks 6600 Clayton Road, St. Louis 63124

The Siteman Cancer Center Mammography Can will be at the below location. Due to the high demand for the mammography van, women should schedule an appointment as early as possible by calling 314-747-7222 or 800-600-3606.

Gentle Yoga

February 16, 2016 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Farrell Conference Room, 3rd Floor, CAM

Through rhythmic breathing, gentle stretching and mental focus, participants can learn to ease physical and emotional tension. For cancer patients, survivors and caregivers at any level of performance and physical condition. Led by certified yoga instructors. No reservation is necessary. Comfortable clothing and physician approval are recommended.

For information, call 314-362-7844.

Young Adult Cancer Survivor Exercise Group

February 16, 2016 | 6:55 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: The HEIGHTS, 8001 Dale Ave, Richmond Heights, MO 63117

A no-pressure, supportive exercise group open to ALL young cancer survivors at any fitness level. A fun, lively and welcoming program led by Dawn Brown, a certified personal trainer. Each week is different. From cardio, kickboxing, strength training, and yoga, we have it all! Don’t miss this opportunity to keep moving and feeling good. Bring water and a mat. The center has mats if you don’t own one. A dedicated yoga session is held the last Tuesday of every month. Contact Jen Ivanovich at ivanovichj@wudosis.wustl.edu or 314-454-5076 to be added to a separate exercise group email distribution list. We use this email list to update exercise group members about changes in the schedule, cancellations, and to distribute our monthly exercise encouragement/challenge.

Marilyn Fixman Clinical Cancer Conference

February 17, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM), Farrell Conf Room 2

Speaker: Iskra Pusic, MD, from Washington University

Talk Title: Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Chronic GVHD

St. Louis Public Library Schlafly Lecture Series: Combatting Cancer

February 17, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: St. Louis Public Library Schlafly Branch, 225 N. Euclid Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108

Join us for an evening focused on cancer prevention and screening. Dr. Arnold Bullock from the Division of Urologic Surgery at Washington University will be presenting on cancer prevention tips as well as screening guidelines for common types of cancer, including prostate cancer, breast cancer and colorectal cancer. Information will be available to take home. Free prostate cancer screening tests will be available onsite.

Children will have the opportunity to make cards for cancer patients during this event.

KidsCan!

February 17, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Siteman- St. Peters 150 Entrance Way St Peters, MO 63376

To support children ages 4 to 12 whose parent or significant caregiver has been diagnosed with cancer. The group provides opportunities for kids to express their feelings through various activities in a safe and protective environment with a trained facilitator. Adults will be offered a program facilitated by a group leader. This program is supported by the Holt Foundation. To register, call 636-916-9974.

Caregiver Support Group

February 18, 2016 | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: 5900 Family Lounge

This is a support group for caregivers of cancer survivors.

Jessica Vanderlan Ph.D. 314-454-8633 or Jessica Archer MSW 314-561-2257

Young Adult Cancer Survivor Exercise Group

February 18, 2016 | 6:55 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: The HEIGHTS, 8001 Dale Ave, Richmond Heights, MO 63117

A no-pressure, supportive exercise group open to ALL young cancer survivors at any fitness level. A fun, lively and welcoming program led by Dawn Brown, a certified personal trainer. Each week is different. From cardio, kickboxing, strength training, and yoga, we have it all! Don’t miss this opportunity to keep moving and feeling good. Bring water and a mat. The center has mats if you don’t own one. A dedicated yoga session is held the last Tuesday of every month. Contact Jen Ivanovich at ivanovichj@wudosis.wustl.edu or 314-454-5076 to be added to a separate exercise group email distribution list. We use this email list to update exercise group members about changes in the schedule, cancellations, and to distribute our monthly exercise encouragement/challen