Our Coping Circle Workshops include:
Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Chronicles
AYA workshops are available to provide adolescent and young adult patients and caregivers with a safe platform to share their personal and unique perspectives.
Commonly Asked Questions Series: Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer workshops are available to provide educational information about lung cancer and practical skills for coping with diagnosis and treatment.
Demystifying Clinical Trials
Demystifying Clinical Trials addresses the common myths about clinical trials.
Health Care Disparities
Health Care Disparities workshops are available to help people with cancer and their loved ones identify, navigate and address barriers in accessing care.
Mindful Moments workshops are available to national caregivers who are caring for a loved one in active treatment or caring for a loved one who has completed active treatment in the last 18 months. Topics include journaling, guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation and meditation.
Three Years Later: COVID-19 and Cancer
COVID-19 and Cancer will provide an overview of the many changes that have impacted the cancer community over the last three years and cover topics such as telemedicine, communicating with your medical team, coping with pandemic-related stress and staying safe during treatment to decrease the risk of infections.
Ways to Wellness
Ways to Wellness workshops are offered to assist and support people living with cancer and their caregivers while providing information and education, as well as suggestions for improving life with cancer skills. Topics include general wellness, nervous system healing practices, low impact fitness, neuropathy, skin care, music therapy, nutrition and art therapy.
Shared Decision-Making Series: Patients and Caregivers
Shared decision making (SDM) provides a patient-centered approach to care. Health care providers work together with the patient to make health care decisions, focusing on what is best for the patient. This approach has been shown to improve patient communication and satisfaction while also reducing health inequalities among underserved populations.
Fomentando Resiliencia un Día a la Vez
Fostering Resiliency One Day at a Time
Fomentando Resiliencia un Día a la Vez/Fostering Resiliency One Day at a Time Workshops are for patients and caregivers and cover topics such as herramientas y recursos relacionadas con el cáncer (cancer resources and tools), comunicación con su equipo médico (communicating with your medical team), maneras de fomentar emociones positivas durante un diagnóstico de cáncer (ways to foster positive emotions during a cancer diagnosis).
Coping Circle Collaborations
CancerCare and Triage Cancer offer a Purpose in Planning workshop series addressing topics including navigating finances, estate planning and medical decision making by providing both educational information on finances and planning as well as emotional guidance to people affected by cancer.
In partnership with Stupid Cancer, we offer an Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Chronicles workshop series for AYA patients and loved ones coping with cancer, including topics such as coping with cancer, the caregiver experience, dating and disclosure, survivorship and living with metastatic disease.
In partnership with Debbie's Dream Foundation, CancerCare hosted a workshop Coping With Stomach Cancer During the Holidays.
In partnership with the Lung Cancer Research Foundation, we offered a Lung Cancer Survivorship: Adjusting to Post-Treatment Life after Lung Cancer workshop that provides support and hope not only to the 16% of people diagnosed with early-stage lung cancer but also to those with more advanced stages of lung cancer and those caring for a loved one.