Class Calendar and Registration

All classes below are free—Life with Cancer is community-funded. Anyone in treatment or remission, as well as family members and friends, may attend regardless where treatment is received. For further information call 703-698-2526 or Contact Us.

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Joyful Belly Dance:
Immerse yourself in the music, rhythms, patterns, and pure joy of Middle Eastern belly dance! Learn shimmies, belly rolls, undulations, isolations, and more as you feel your body getting stronger, more relaxed, and more limber. Belly dance is an amazing workout, a ton of fun, and absolutely beautiful! Wear comfortable clothing and bare feet. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-27-21 Wed 11:00am - 11:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-03-21 Wed 11:00am - 11:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-10-21 Wed 11:00am - 11:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-17-21 Wed 11:00am - 11:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-01-21 Wed 11:00am - 11:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Mind Of Matter Fall 2021 Wed PM:
This 5-session program uses evidenced-based strategies to help decrease feelings of anxiety and depression; and, increase a sense of well-being. Each week new tools using cognitive and behavioral approaches and mind/body strategies will be introduced and practiced, therefore weekly attendance is expected. Facilitator: Cheryl Hughes, LCSW
Stress Reduction 10-20-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
2021 Multiple Myeloma Open Discussion:
This monthly meeting is designed for patients and families to get together to discuss, learn, and share the challenges of living with Multiple Myeloma. Special guest speaker for October! Gregory Orloff, MD, Virginia Cancer Specialists will present on "What's New in Multiple Myeloma." Facilitator: Darah Curran, LCSW and Rebecca H. DiPatri, BSN, RN, OCN®, Oncology Nurse Navigator. Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Registration is required for this virtual meeting and the Zoom link will be emailed the day before the meeting.
Support & Networking 10-19-21 Tue 12:00pm - 1:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-16-21 Tue 12:00pm - 1:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-21-21 Tue 12:00pm - 1:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Art Therapy for Long-Term Survivors:
Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation, and mindfulness using our virtual platform! Join us as we engage in the creative process and stay connected during quarantine. No prior artistic experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive and creative community. Consider compiling any of the following materials in preparation for the group: paper, drawing/writing utensils, and any preferred art medium, such as paint, colored pencils, pastels, or collage materials. * This group is for those off treatment or bereaved for more than 2 years. Facilitator: Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC. Registration is required to receive Zoom invite.
Stress Reduction 11-01-21 Mon 1:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-06-21 Mon 1:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Art Therapy for Teens in Treatment - 2021:
Connect virtually with other teens who are also impacted by cancer, while making intentional art. Artistic ability is not necessary – just a willingness to explore your creative side! Facilitator: Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC. Register by sending email to the instructor: jane.woo@inova.org
Children, Teens & Parents 10-25-21 Mon 4:00pm - 5:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-22-21 Mon 4:00pm - 5:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-27-21 Mon 4:00pm - 5:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Bladder Cancer Education Series :
Presented by the Inova Schar Cancer Institute and the Life with Cancer® program in partnership with the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, this three-part series provides education and support for those impacted by bladder cancer including survivors, patients, loved ones and healthcare professionals. Call Karen S. with any questions at 703-504-3019. Registration through Bladder Advocacy Network Registration link: https://bit.ly/2ZhmqFl
Education 11-04-21 Thu 5:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-11-21 Thu 5:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-18-21 Thu 5:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Bladder Cancer Group:
This group is open to all bladder cancer patients as well as their caregivers to provide connection for the community of bladder cancer patients, as well as provide psychoeducation for bladder cancer patients and their families on both local and national resources, treatment changes and clinical trials. Facilitators: Karen Sachse, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, and Jenna Sangastiano, LPC.
Support & Networking 10-26-21 Tue 2:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-23-21 Tue 2:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-28-21 Tue 2:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Brain Fog Series - October 2021:
Understand the factors involved in the potential cognitive impacts of cancer and cancer treatments. Learn strategies that can help manage the impact on day to day functioning. Facilitated by Sam Lolak, MD, FACLP, Jillian Powers, BSN RN OCN, Michelle Ferretti, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, and Tyler Pudleiner, MS.
Education FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

10-21-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

10-28-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Brain Tumor Group:
Adult patients and family members are invited to share and learn ways to meet the challenges of living with primary malignant or benign brain tumors at this monthly meeting. Registration is required. Facilitators: Alicia Gray, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Mary Kay Mecca, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration is required.
Support & Networking 10-20-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-17-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-15-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Breast Cancer Group 2021 Alexandria Area:
Current and former breast cancer patients and survivors are invited to learn, share and discuss ways of meeting the challenges of breast cancer. Registration is required. Karen Sachse, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, and Jenna Sangastiano, LPC.
Support & Networking 11-15-21 Mon 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-20-21 Mon 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Breast Cancer Group Fair Oaks Area/Loudoun Area 2021:
For women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than 2 years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Facilitator: Maureen Broderick, MSW, LCSW & Christine Stone, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration required.
Support & Networking 11-10-21 Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-08-21 Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Breast Cancer Group Fairfax Area 2021:
For women with stage 0-3 breast cancer who are no more than two years out of active treatment. Meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Register is required. Facilitators: Laura Kaminski, BSN, RN, OCN & Tyler Pudleiner, MSW.
Support & Networking 11-03-21 Wed 6:30pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-01-21 Wed 6:30pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, FC:
Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: lymph node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, showering, moving comfortably, bra/prosthesis options, and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration is required. Zoom links are emailed to registrants just before the class begins.
Education 10-19-21 Tue 12:00pm - 1:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-20-21 Wed 5:00pm - 6:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-28-21 Thu 2:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-03-21 Wed 5:00pm - 6:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-08-21 Mon 11:00am - 12:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-17-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-22-21 Mon 10:00am - 11:30am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, FO:
Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, and more. Family/friends welcome. Registration required. Facilitator: Kaitlyn Hegarty, RN, BSN, OCN
Education 10-26-21 Tue 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-09-21 Tue 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-23-21 Tue 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-14-21 Tue 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Buff Bones - Daytime:
Fun and functional, this workout helps build stronger bones as well as tone and fine-tune major muscle groups for strength and total-body conditioning. You’ll build strength by performing different types of movements using hand weights, bands, exercise balls and body weight. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-21-21 Thu 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-28-21 Thu 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-04-21 Thu 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-11-21 Thu 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Buff Bones - Evening:
Fun and functional, this workout helps build stronger bones as well as tone and fine-tune major muscle groups for strength and total-body conditioning. You’ll build strength by performing different types of movements using hand weights, bands, exercise balls and body weight. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-28-21 Thu 6:00pm - 6:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-18-21 Thu 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-02-21 Thu 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Cancer Support Group 2021:
Meet with other patients and their adult loved ones to share experiences and learn from one another in this patient-led monthly meeting for those with carcinoid tumors, a type of neuroendocrine tumors. For more information email cacsnets@gmail.com.
Support & Networking 11-13-21 Sat 10:00am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-11-21 Sat 10:00am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Cardio & Core 2021:
Using your own body weight and light resistance, this class will help build endurance, and stamina, whilst strengthening all the muscles that make up your core. If you’re looking to get your heart and total body stronger, this class is for you! If you do not have weights at home you may substitute with water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice. Registration is required
Fitness 10-25-21 Mon 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-01-21 Mon 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-08-21 Mon 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-15-21 Mon 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-29-21 Mon 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Cardio Drumming - Zoom:
An energetic, full-body workout that’s just plain fun! You don’t need drum sticks or drums, just enthusiasm, and a willingness to move! Plan to substitute plastic kitchen utensils in lieu of drumsticks or, just use your arms. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-21-21 Thu 11:00am - 11:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-28-21 Thu 11:00am - 11:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-04-21 Thu 11:00am - 11:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-11-21 Thu 11:00am - 11:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-18-21 Thu 11:00am - 11:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Caregiver Connection - FO & ILH:
Meet for ongoing education in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Facilitator: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C & Shairna Curtis, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration required.
Support & Networking 10-27-21 Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm [location TBD]
11-17-21 Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm [location TBD]
12-15-21 Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm [location TBD]
 
Caregiver Connection, FC:
Meet for ongoing education in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Facilitators: Rebecca H. DiPatri, BSN, RN, OCN and Tyler Pudleiner, MS. Registration required by previous Friday.
Support & Networking 11-08-21 Mon 7:00pm - 8:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-13-21 Mon 7:00pm - 8:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group:
Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. This group has limited enrollment. For more information and to register, contact facilitator, Sarah Brooks MA, LPC at Sarah.Brooks@inova.org or call 703.698.2526.
Support & Networking 10-22-21 Fri 11:00am - 12:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Colorectal Cancer Group, Advanced Stage 2021:
This group is for any patient living with metastatic colorectal cancer and/or their family caregivers. Join us as we explore how to live well with an advanced cancer diagnosis and cope with associated challenges. Facilitator: Lauren Broschak, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Support & Networking 10-21-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-18-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-16-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Colorectal Surgery Pre-op Education - Loudoun :
If you are scheduled for colorectal surgery at Inova Loudoun Hospital, this class will help you prepare. An oncology nurse navigator, an ostomy nurse, and a registered dietitian will present an overview of what to expect. Family members may attend without registration. Facilitator: Mary Kay Mecca RN, BSN, OCN. Questions? Contact MaryKay.Mecca@Inova.org or call 703.858-6615.
Education 11-03-21 Wed 3:00pm - 4:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-01-21 Wed 3:00pm - 4:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Coping with Your Parents Cancer: A Virtual Group for 7th thru 9th Graders:
This virtual group is intended for youth in 7th through 9th grade who have a parent with cancer. Our monthly meeting is meant to be an open space to connect with others and provide peer support. Please register to join us! Facilitators are Kaitlyn O Donnell, LCSW and Jemma Stratton, MSW
Children, Teens & Parents 10-20-21 Wed 5:30pm - 6:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-17-21 Wed 5:30pm - 6:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-15-21 Wed 5:30pm - 6:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Couples Communicating about Cancer:
"Couples communicating about cancer" is a four week series where couples learn skills to improve communication, specifically as it relates to cancer, while discovering ways to help cultivate connectedness and intimacy. The intention of the series is for participating couples to emerge as a more unified team with a mutual understanding of how cancer affects both partners. Prior registration is required. Please contact one of the facilitators to learn more about this program and to register. Sarah Bremen, MSW, #703-858-8857 or Julie Ackerman, LCSW, OSW-C, #703-391-4574
Education Call 703-698-2526 to register.
10-19-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 6:30pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Curious About Cancer Fall 2021:
Curious About Cancer, Thursdays starting October 7th 5:30 – 6:30 pm Children ages 7-11 with a family member with cancer are invited to join our 5-week program at the LWC Family Center. This socially- distanced group will provide children with the opportunity to learn about cancer in an age appropriate way, learn/share coping skills, and be supported by peers with similar experiences. In order to maintain consistent communication and updates as we continue to monitor COVID-19, interested families should email Jane Woo at Jane.Woo@inova.org to register.
Children, Teens & Parents 10-21-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 5:30pm - 6:30pm FC
Fairfax, VA
10-28-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 5:30pm - 6:30pm FC
Fairfax, VA
11-04-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 5:30pm - 6:30pm FC
Fairfax, VA
 
Drop In Mindfulness Based Cancer Recovery Meditation 2021 - AM:
For those that completed the 6-session Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Program. This monthly meditation group is designed to support continued learning from MBCR Series. Registration is required. Facilitators: Cheryl Hughes, MSW, LCSW
Stress Reduction 11-03-21 Wed 11:00am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-01-21 Wed 11:00am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Drop In Mindfulness Based Cancer Recovery Meditation 2021 - PM:
For those that completed the 6-session Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Program. This monthly meditation group is designed to support continued learning from MBCR Series. Registration is required. Facilitator: Kim Lowery-Walker
Stress Reduction 11-09-21 Tue 7:00pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-14-21 Tue 7:00pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Drop in Monthly Journaling Class:
If you have taken a journaling workshop offered by Deborah Ross, then continue the journey with a monthly writing group.   Writing prompts from a variety of sources will be offered along with technique refreshers.   Each month will have a different theme. * You must have taken a previous writing workshop to attend this drop in.
Education 11-03-21 Wed 1:00pm - 2:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
EZ Tai Chi - Zoom:
Paired with a tai-chi-based warm-up and cool down exercise EZ Tai Chi addresses the key components of fitness while relieving tension, stress and improving balance. Using the "Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi" protocol, you’ll learn 5 easy-to-remember movements that can be practiced at home, work or while traveling. Registration is required
Fitness 10-20-21 Wed 6:00pm - 6:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-27-21 Wed 6:00pm - 6:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-03-21 Wed 6:00pm - 6:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-10-21 Wed 6:00pm - 6:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-17-21 Wed 6:00pm - 6:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-01-21 Wed 6:00pm - 6:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Fighting Cancer with a Fork- Fair Oaks:
A Registered Dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Facilitated by Sara, Negron, MS, RD, CSO. Registration required.
Education 10-19-21 Tue 12:00pm - 1:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-16-21 Tue 12:00pm - 1:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-21-21 Tue 12:00pm - 1:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Gentle Yoga - Zoom:
Explore gentle movements which, when linked with your breath, allows you to flow from pose to pose, increasing your flexibility and stamina. Breath work and guided relaxation, restore balance and harmony to your body and mind. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-25-21 Mon 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-01-21 Mon 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-08-21 Mon 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-15-21 Mon 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-29-21 Mon 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Good Grief - Fall 2021:
This seven-week online series provides an opportunity to join with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one with cancer within the past two years. We will discuss and explore the grieving process, accepting and expressing emotions, dealing with children, family and friends, changes in role and lifestyle, and coping. Facilitators: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C and Sarah Bremen, MSW Registration is required.
Support & Networking 10-26-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 5:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-02-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 5:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-09-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 5:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-16-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 5:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-23-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 5:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-30-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 5:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-07-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 5:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Gynecologic Cancer Group :
Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers are invited to this monthly group to share experiences and learn from one another. Facilitators: Leigh Ann Caulkins, LCSW and Emily Hirsch, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration is required.
Support & Networking 10-27-21 Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-17-21 Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-15-21 Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Head and Neck Cancer Group - FC:
This support group is open to patients, survivors and loved ones impacted by a diagnosis of head and neck cancer. Join us to connect with and learn from one another while discussing the challenges of diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. FC facilitators: Alicia Gray, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C & Zenaida Ferguson, RN, BSN.
Support & Networking 11-10-21 Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-08-21 Wed 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Head and Neck Cancer Group - FO:
This group is open to patients, survivors and loved ones impacted by a diagnosis of head and neck cancer. Join us to connect with and learn from one another while discussing the challenges of diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. Facilitators: Amy Bohnslav, RN, OCN and Maureen Broderick,LCSW, OSW-C.
Support & Networking 10-27-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-24-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-22-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Healing Through Art Therapy - Zoom:
Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation, and mindfulness using our virtual platform! Join us as we engage in the creative process and stay connected during quarantine. No prior artistic experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive and creative community. Consider compiling any of the following materials in preparation for the group: Paper, drawing/writing utensils, and any preferred art medium, such as paint, colored pencils, pastels, or collage materials (i.e. magazines, scissors, glue). *This group is for those currently in treatment, out of treatment within 2 years, caregiver and bereaved within 2 years. Facilitator: Jane Woo, MA, ATR-BC. Registration is required to receive Zoom invite.
Stress Reduction 11-08-21 Mon 1:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-13-21 Mon 1:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Journey to a Healthier You Series Fall 2021:
Come join us for this four part series as we explore the importance of Exercise (November 2nd), Insomnia (November 9th), Nutrition (November 16th), and Stress Reduction (November 23rd) in creating and sustaining a healthier you! This series is open to anyone looking to improve overall well-being! REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Education 11-02-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-09-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-16-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-23-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Tue 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Just for the Guys Support Group 2021:
Cancer impacts relationships, work, self-image, and so much more – and some things are better kept between us guys. Join us in a place where you will be among brothers who truly understand. Note this group is for men with cancer not caregivers. Facilitator: David McGinness, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required.
Support & Networking 10-21-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-18-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-16-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Launch into Fitness:
An energizing workout combining cardio, strength, and flexibility all modified to accommodate anyone with balance issues, recent surgeries, or are just getting back into exercise. Participants move at their own pace. If you don't have weights at home, you may substitute with water bottles, canned goods, bags of dried beans, or rice. This class can be done while seated or standing. Participants who are more than 2 years out of completing active treatment (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, targeted therapies, and immunotherapies) are encouraged to consider making a donation of $5 per class. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-20-21 Wed 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-27-21 Wed 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-03-21 Wed 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-10-21 Wed 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-17-21 Wed 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-01-21 Wed 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Leukemia and Lymphoma Group:
Patient and/or their caregivers are invited to meet for ongoing education in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Facilitators: Sarah Brooks, LCSW, and Jillian Powers, BSN, RN, OCN. Registration is required by previous Friday.
Support & Networking 11-15-21 Mon 10:00am - 11:30am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-20-21 Mon 10:00am - 11:30am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
LGBTQIA+ Virtual Cancer Group:
"This virtual group is for individuals living with cancer or survivors who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our monthly meeting will be a safe, inclusive place for individuals within this community to connect, receive encouragement and build community. . Please register to join us! Facilitator: Kaitlyn O’Donnell, LCSW (she/they), 703-206-5433, kaitlyn.odonnell@inova.org
Support & Networking 11-10-21 Wed 7:00pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-08-21 Wed 7:00pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Living Well With Advanced Cancer 2021 FO:
Join us as we explore ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with an advanced cancer diagnosis. Meets the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month. Facilitator: Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW & Kaitlyn Hegarty, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration required.
Support & Networking 10-28-21 Thu 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-11-21 Thu 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-09-21 Thu 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Look Good... Feel Better - Virtual Class:
Look Good Feel Better Live! Virtual Workshops provide live instruction, tips, and tricks for dealing with appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment during a free one-hour, online workshop with a licensed beauty professional. Visit lookgoodfeelbetter.org/alliance-partner-virtual-workshops and use Site Referral Code LI20177 to register for a Skin Care and Makeup workshop and to receive a complimentary makeup kit. Please register at least two weeks in advance to allow time for kit delivery.
Education 10-21-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:00pm [location TBD]
10-26-21 Tue 5:00pm - 6:00pm [location TBD]
11-02-21 Tue 7:00pm - 8:00pm [location TBD]
11-09-21 Tue 2:00pm - 3:00pm [location TBD]
11-16-21 Tue 5:00pm - 6:00pm [location TBD]
12-03-21 Fri 4:00pm - 5:00pm [location TBD]
12-16-21 Thu 5:30pm - 6:30pm [location TBD]
 
Lung Cancer Group 2021:
Join other patients, survivors, family members and friends to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer and lung cancer treatments. Facilitators: Carrie Friedman, RN, BSN, OCN, and David McGinness, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required.
Support & Networking 11-03-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-01-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Mat Pilates:
beginner’s level class consisting of low-impact flexibility and muscular strength and endurance movements to strengthen the core and elongate the spine. Participants should be able to work on the floor. Modifications will be offered.
z6 10-22-21 Fri 9:00am - 9:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-29-21 Fri 9:00am - 9:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-05-21 Fri 9:00am - 9:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-12-21 Fri 9:00am - 9:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-19-21 Fri 9:00am - 9:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-03-21 Fri 9:00am - 9:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Meditation &Guided Imagery - 2021:
Guided imagery can quickly calm your body whilst simultaneously relax your mind. Gentle stretches, breath work, and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have props at home, pillows, blankets and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.
Stress Reduction 10-19-21 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
10-26-21 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
11-02-21 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
11-09-21 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
11-16-21 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
12-14-21 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
01-11-22 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
02-08-22 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
03-08-22 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
04-12-22 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
05-10-22 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
06-14-22 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
07-12-22 Tue 11:00am - 11:45am [location TBD]
 
Melanoma Group 2021:
Patient and family members are invited to come together to discuss the challenges, and experiences following a Melanoma diagnosis. Registration is required. This group is facilitated by Kelly Conen Jablonski, MSW.
Support & Networking 11-04-21 Thu 6:30pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-02-21 Thu 6:30pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Mind over Matter Nov 2021:
This 5-session program uses evidenced-based strategies to help decrease feelings of anxiety and depression; and, increase a sense of well-being. Each week new tools using cognitive and behavioral approaches and mind/body strategies will be introduced and practiced, therefore weekly attendance is expected. Facilitator: Leigh Ann Caulkins, LCSW, ACHP-SW
Stress Reduction FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

11-01-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Mon 10:30am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

11-08-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Mon 10:30am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

11-15-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Mon 10:30am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

11-22-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Mon 10:30am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
FULL class. Check back for possible openings.

11-29-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Mon 10:30am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Mindfulness In Motion :
Join Life with Cancer’s peaceful movement class based on ancient Qigong principles. The sequences will involve coordinating slow-flowing movements with calm and deep rhythmic breathing to restore the mind and body to a state of ease. These 30 - minute classes will be held in the Jeff and Sandra Martchek Courtyard outside of the Schar cafe. In the event of rain, the class will be moved indoors to the Life with Cancer Living Room in the Life with Cancer Suite. Come for 5 minutes or stay the entire time, participants are welcome to do what they can. All fitness abilities are welcome, masks and social distancing will be enforced. Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Patients, Caregivers, and Inova Team Members are welcome
Fitness 10-22-21 Fri 11:30am - 12:00pm Inova Schar
Fairfax, VA
10-22-21 Fri 12:15pm - 12:45pm Inova Schar
Fairfax, VA
10-29-21 Fri 12:15pm - 12:45pm Inova Schar
Fairfax, VA
10-29-21 Fri 11:30pm - 12:00pm Inova Schar
Fairfax, VA
 
Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Fall 2021:
Learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect physical, emotional, and spiritual changes for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Each week you will explore different aspects of mindfulness, therefore weekly attendance, daily home-based practice, and reading assignments are expected. The first class of this series is an important hour-long orientation. Please obtain a copy of Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery by Carlson & Speca for class. Space is limited. Registration is required. Facilitators: Michelle Ferretti, LCSW, OSW-C, Cheryl Hughes, LCSW, and Kim Lowery Walker, LCSW, ACHP-SW. Registration is required.
Stress Reduction 10-28-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 12:00pm - 1:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-04-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 12:00pm - 1:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-11-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 12:00pm - 1:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-18-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 12:00pm - 1:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-02-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 12:00pm - 1:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-09-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 12:00pm - 1:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-16-21
Part of a series--automatically signs you up for all dates in series.
Thu 12:00pm - 1:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Music Therapy 2021 (Weekly):
Music Therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music to further development, emotional, physical, and social goals in an individual. Music therapy can help support the physical and psycho-social needs of patients and family members who are dealing with cancer. This weekly group will offer the opportunity to discover how the healing nature of rhythm and sound can be integrated into your cancer experience. Sessions may include music meditation, guided visualization, live improvisation, drumming, toning, song writing and song sensation. No past music experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. Registration is required. Facilitated by: Raymond Leone, MMT, MT-BC.
Stress Reduction 10-19-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-26-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-02-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-09-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-16-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-23-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-30-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-07-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-14-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-21-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-28-21 Tue 10:00am - 11:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Support Group:
This patient-led support group provides patients, caregivers, and families a safe place to explore the emotional aspects of MDS, share with others, and to hear from local MDS-related healthcare professionals. Light refreshments. To register email Brian.S.Anderson65@gmail.com or call 703.984.9379.
Support & Networking 11-13-21 Sat 10:30am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-11-21 Sat 10:30am - 12:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Pancreatic Cancer Group 2021:
Join us as we explore ways to learn to live with pancreatic cancer and the many questions and challenges that come along with diagnosis and treatment. For patients only. Facilitators:  Karen Archer, MSW, LCSW and Kaitlyn Hegarty, RN, BSN, OCN
Support & Networking 11-03-21 Wed 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-01-21 Wed 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Parent Sound Bath Mediation for Rest and Relaxation:
Sound Bath Meditation for Rest and Relaxation
Fitness 10-28-21 Thu 6:30pm - 7:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-18-21 Thu 6:30pm - 7:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Parents of Young Adult Brain Tumor Survivors:
Online support group for parents of older adolescents and young adult brain tumor survivors -in partnership with Children Brain Tumor Foundation Kate Shafer. Register with Kate at kshafer@cbtf.org.
Children, Teens & Parents 11-09-21 Tue 6:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-15-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Planning a Funeral (Money & King):
Representatives from Money and King Funeral Home will review what is necessary when making funeral arrangements and the costs involved. Burial options (including for the military), state regulations, probate, social security and much more will also be addressed. Registration is required
Education 10-27-21 Wed 6:30pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Restorative Yoga - Zoom:
With the use of props for support, you'll hold poses for longer periods of time allowing for deeper relaxation and release. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. If you don't have these props at home, pillows, blankets and towels can be substituted. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-21-21 Thu 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-28-21 Thu 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-04-21 Thu 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-11-21 Thu 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-18-21 Thu 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-02-21 Thu 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Shine a Light - 2021 :
Join us for treatment updates on medical, surgical and pulmonary management of Lung Cancer. Speakers for this year’s event will be: Dr. Amit “Bobby” Mahajan Interventional Pulmonologist, Inova Schar Cancer Institute Dr. Amin Benyounes Medical Oncologist, Inova Schar Cancer Institute Dr. Michael Weyant Thoracic Surgeon, Inova Schar Cancer Institute Date: November 3rd Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Register here before end of day Nov 2nd Location: Via Zoom (Link will be sent on the day of event) Questions/Need Assistance: 703-206-2526
Education 11-03-21 Wed 6:00pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Spirituality Quest - November 2020:
Spiritual Reflections: The Heart of Thanksgiving – what are we most thankful or grateful for this year? 2020 has been a year of much uncertainty and change. As the holidays approaches, and its spirit fills us, let’s all find the things that we are most grateful or thankful for. Think of a poem, song or story that reminds you of thanksgiving to share with the group. Our meeting will be via Zoom; new members are welcome. Registration required.
Support & Networking 11-09-21 Tue 10:30am - 11:30am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Stay Strong:
Need to build muscle and strength as well as maintain your cardio fitness? StayStrong is what you’re looking for. This all level class builds muscle and strength by incorporating weights and body weight to get and keep you strong. You may substitute water bottles, canned, goods, bags of dried beans or rice for weights. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-19-21 Tue 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-21-21 Thu 6:30pm - 7:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-26-21 Tue 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-02-21 Tue 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-09-21 Tue 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-11-21 Thu 6:30pm - 7:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-16-21 Tue 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-30-21 Tue 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-02-21 Thu 6:30pm - 7:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Survivorship Nutrition:
Are you familiar with the latest evidence based recommendations for survivorship nutrition? Registered Dietitian, Lauren Fay, will review the latest evidence, and provide ideas and resources on how to adjust your own diet to help decrease the risk of cancer recurrence. Registration is required.
Education 10-20-21 Wed 5:00pm - 6:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Tai Chi - Zoom:
This ancient practice embodies China's most profound concepts and principles of health and movement. Based on softness and awareness (rather than force and resistance) it has been recognized for thousands of years as both a method of self-cultivation and form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. This class will teach basic movements. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-22-21 Fri 1:30pm - 2:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-29-21 Fri 1:30pm - 2:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-05-21 Fri 1:30pm - 2:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-12-21 Fri 1:30pm - 2:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-19-21 Fri 1:30pm - 2:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-03-21 Fri 1:30pm - 2:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Total Body Conditioning 2021:
Designed for all levels, TBC, combines aerobic conditioning with strength training and balance elements, to keep your fitness routine fresh. Don’t have weights, no problem! Water bottles, body weight or cans of soup will do the trick. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-19-21 Tue 10:00am - 10:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-21-21 Thu 10:00am - 10:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-26-21 Tue 10:00am - 10:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-02-21 Tue 10:00am - 10:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-04-21 Thu 10:00am - 10:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-09-21 Tue 10:00am - 10:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-11-21 Thu 10:00am - 10:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-16-21 Tue 10:00am - 10:00am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-18-21 Thu 10:00am - 10:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-30-21 Tue 10:00am - 10:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-02-21 Thu 10:00am - 10:45am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
US Too Prostate Group FC 2021:
This monthly group provides an opportunity to share and learn from other survivors both in and out of treatment. Spouses/Partners/Loves Ones are welcome. Registration is required. For additional information or questions, please contact Us Too Coordinator Steve Haracznak at steveh5pit@aol.com.
Support & Networking 11-09-21 Tue 7:30pm - 9:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-14-21 Tue 7:30pm - 9:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
US Too Prostate Group - Loudoun 2021:
Join other men for an opportunity to network and learn about valuable prostate cancer information and resources. Facillitated by volunteer and survivor Joel Blanchette. Registration required.
Support & Networking 11-09-21 Tue 6:30pm - 8:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-14-21 Tue 6:30pm - 8:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Us Too, Prostate Cancer Group, Alexandria Area:
This monthly group provides an opportunity to share and learn from other survivors both in and out of treatment. Spouses/Partners/Loved ones welcome! Registration is required This monthly group provides an opportunity to share and learn from other survivors both in and out of treatment. Spouses/Partners/Loved ones welcome! Registration is required.
Support & Networking 11-11-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-09-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Weight Management after Breast Cancer Group:
Achieving a healthy weight after your diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer can be challenging. Meet with others who share a similar challenge, learn strategies and gain support to help you achieve your goals. Registration is required through lauren.fay@inova.org. No online registration.
Support & Networking 11-09-21 Tue 6:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-14-21 Tue 6:00pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Women Cancer Survivors Group, Less than 3 yrs., Loudoun 2021:
For women in maintenance therapy or completed treatment within the last 3 years: Many women who have completed treatment find it difficult to resume life as they knew it prior to cancer. Facilitated by oncology therapist, Julie Ackerman and Oncology Nurse Navigator, Christine Stone, this group is designed to help you gain insight and balance in your life through discussion, problem-solving and various other modalities. Registration is required.
Support & Networking 11-11-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-09-21 Thu 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Yoga Nidra Mindfulness Meditation:
Experience deeper levels of relaxation with this meditative practice that can be done lying down or seated. This meditation is for all levels and no experience is required. Blankets, pillows, and towels may be used as supportive props. Registration is required.
Stress Reduction 10-20-21 Wed 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-27-21 Wed 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-03-21 Wed 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-10-21 Wed 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-17-21 Wed 2:30pm - 3:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-01-21 Wed 2:30pm - 2:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Yoga Sculpt:
Yoga Sculpt combines yoga, light weight training, core work and cardio, for a full body wor kout. It is designed to help tone and strengthen muscles, and improve balance and overall fitness.Have a small towel and water available. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-19-21 Tue 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-26-21 Tue 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-02-21 Tue 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-04-21 Thu 6:30pm - 7:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-09-21 Tue 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-16-21 Tue 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-30-21 Tue 1:00pm - 1:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-09-21 Thu 6:30pm - 7:15pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Young Adult Group:
This is not your grandmother's group! We talk about the things that no one else wants to talk about: dating, employment, fertility, and anything else that affects people in the 18-39 age range. Facilitators: Jennifer Bires, LCSW, OSW-C and Eric Cohen, RN, BSN, OCN. Registration is required.
Support & Networking 10-26-21 Tue 7:00pm - 8:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-23-21 Tue 7:00pm - 8:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-28-21 Tue 7:00pm - 8:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Young Adult with Metastatic Breast Cancer 2021:
Young Adults in their 20s, 30s and 40s with metastatic breast cancer are invited to meet with others to learn how to best navigate survivorship. If attending for the first time call Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180 or Shairna Curtis 703-391-4575. Registration required.
Support & Networking 10-19-21 Tue 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-02-21 Tue 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-16-21 Tue 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-07-21 Tue 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-21-21 Tue 5:30pm - 7:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Young Women with Breast Cancer 2021, FO:
Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer and from diagnosis up to two years completion of active treatment, are invited to meet with others to learn how to best navigate survivorship. If attending for the first time call Maureen Broderick 703-391-4180 or Shairna Curtis 703-391-4575. Registration required.
Support & Networking 11-03-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-01-21 Wed 6:00pm - 7:30pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Young Women with Breast Cancer 2021-FC:
Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer are invited to meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required. If attending for the first time, please call 703.698.2526.
Support & Networking 11-16-21 Tue 6:30pm - 8:00pm [location TBD]
12-21-21 Tue 6:30pm - 8:00pm [location TBD]
 
Young Women with Breast Cancer Group, 2021, IAH:
Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer are invited to meet with others to gather information and learn how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required. Facilitators: Karen Sachse, MSN, RN, CNS-BC, and Jenna Sangastiano, LPC.
Support & Networking 11-09-21 Tue 6:30pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-14-21 Tue 6:30pm - 8:00pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Zumba - Zoom:
Zumba combines slow and fasat rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of wellbeing. Registration is required.
Fitness 10-19-21 Tue 7:00pm - 7:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-02-21 Tue 7:00pm - 7:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-09-21 Tue 7:00pm - 7:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-16-21 Tue 7:00pm - 7:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-30-21 Tue 7:00pm - 7:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-27-26 Tue 7:00pm - 7:45pm Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
 
Zumba Gold:
Easy to follow choreography that promotes balance, range of motion, and coordination. Come prepared to sweat! Registration is required.
Fitness 10-22-21 Fri 10:30am - 11:15am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
10-29-21 Fri 10:30am - 11:15am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-05-21 Fri 10:30am - 11:15am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-12-21 Fri 10:30am - 11:15am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
11-19-21 Fri 10:30am - 11:15am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --
12-03-21 Fri 10:30am - 11:15am Zoom
Metro DC Area, --

= Future class not yet available for registration.

Location Key:


 FC:
  Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell Street, Fairfax, VA, 22031    Map It
www.lifewithcancer.org

 Inova Schar :
  ISCI-RR, Fairfax, VA, 22031

 Zoom:
  Zoom, Metro DC Area, --, 00000


CLASS/GROUP REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Our calendar goes to the printer two months before it's published. If program updates or cancellations occur after it goes to the printer, the updates or cancellations will not be printed. You will find the most accurate program listing in the online calendar which is updated as soon as changes occur.

LWC programs are designed for patients and their loved ones. Interested professionals should contact Drucilla.Brethwaite@invoa.org.

-Classes, groups & counseling are FREE

-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL GROUPS & CLASSES. Registration enables us to appropriately plan for materials and to contact you in case the class is cancelled or postponed.

-If you cannot attend a class/group for which you are registered, CANCEL your registration as soon as possible by completing the online cancellation form or calling 703.698.2526; this will allow another person to attend.