• Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

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    October 10, 2019
    Gilda’s Club Quad Cities, in partnership with the Helen G. Nassif Community Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids will host Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia – a free workshop for people affected by CLL.

    Fundamental information about the most current Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia treatments, strategies for symptom/side-effect management and tools for survivorship will be discussed. Amy Ganske, ARNP, FNP-BC with Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa (PCI) will present this workshop on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at the Cook Wellness Center within the Nassif Community Cancer Center, PCI Medical Pavilion, 202 10th St. SE, second floor, Cedar Rapids. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with presentation from 6-7:30 p.m.

    A live audience will also be gathered at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities (1234 E River Dr., Davenport) to view the presentation online. Participants will also be able to view the presentation via Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/GildasClubQC.
    Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia streamlines crucial resources available to people in treatment for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Created by Cancer Support Community, this workshop includes a complimentary copy of the booklet Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.
    Advance registration is preferred, but walk-in attendees are welcome. To register, please call
    Kelly H at 563-326-7504, email
    kelly@gildasclubqc.org or visit www.GildasClubQC.org/fsac-cll. Dinner is included at both Cedar Rapids and Davenport locations.
    The Workshop will include:
    • Amy Ganske, ARNP, FNP-BC
      Hematology and Oncology, Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa
      Kelly Hendershot, LMSW, Gilda’s Club Quad Cities
    Frankly Speaking About Cancer: CLL is made possible through unrestricted educational grants from Janssen and AbbVie.

    Anita Shaft, Program Manager
    (563) 326-7504