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2 days ago · Breast Cancer Support Group FL: Coffee and Conversation in Breast Cancer

We welcome you to join our monthly conversation! Let’s come together to share ideas, resources, learn new information, sip a cup of coffee and meet new friends facing similar challenges.

Guest speakers will be dropping by from time to time to share in the conversation and provide education on various topics!

Free and open to all breast cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers. All meetings are facilitated by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and our Breast Nurse Navigator.

Various topics will be covered on a revolving basis, or as requested. Guest speakers from the breast health/oncology team will be invited to provide education on a specific topic.

Suggested topics include:

  • General info about breast cancer and treatment
  • Managing role changes, depression, avoiding isolation
  • Anxiety & Stress Management
  • Complimentary and Creative Therapies
  • Communication and Family Dynamics (including talking with children)
  • Exercise and Physical Conditioning
  • Nutrition
  • Management of side effects & modalities for comfort
  • Resources here at Mayo and in the Community
  • Financial resources, insurance, & legal planning
  • Other topics as requested

4 days ago · Video Q&A about Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Planning in Breast Cancer

Join us Wednesday, October 30 at 12:30 p.m. CT for a presentation by Dr. Dawn Mussallem, a diagnostic breast specialist, on achieving optimal well-being through diet, exercise, and stress management, followed by a Q&A session for which Dr. Mussallem will be joined by these specialists:

The experts will answer questions during the broadcast. Please post your questions below.

Return to this webpage to take part in the video Q&A live on October 30 at 12:30 p.m. CT. It will also be archived on this page.

Wed, Oct 9 3:44pm · Video Q&A about Epilepsy in Epilepsy & Seizures

Join us Monday, October 28 at 11:30 a.m. CT for a video Q&A with Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, Chair, Neurosurgery, and Dr. Anthony Ritaccio, neurologist, about epilepsy.

Drs. Quinones and Ritaccio will answer questions during the broadcast. Please post your questions below.

Return to this webpage to take part in the video Q&A live on October 28 at 11:30 a.m. CT. It will also be archived on this page.

Tue, Oct 8 1:07pm · Thyroid Cancer Conference for Patients in Cancer

This educational conference for thyroid cancer patients and caregivers will cover many aspects of the disease, including management, treatment, and research. Mayo Clinic physicians from Minnesota, Arizona, and Florida will be participating. Please see the agenda below for more information.

Registration is free. To register, click the SIGNUP NOW button or email the event organizer at armento.marilyn@mayo.edu.

Time (ET) Title Speaker
7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00-8:30 a.m. Integrative Medicine for Cancer Adam Perlman, M.D.
8:30-9:00 a.m. Overview of the management of thyroid cancer and truths & myths about thyroid cancer Sarika Rao, D.O.
9:00-9:30 a.m. Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer John Casler, M.D.
9:30-10:00 a.m. Voice Intervention After Surgery Amy Rutt, M.D.
10:00-10:30 a.m. Radioactive Iodine Therapy Byron May, M.D.
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break and Refreshments
10:45-11:15 a.m. Role of Radiation Therapy Robert Foote, M.D.
11:15-11:30 a.m. Role of Ethanol/Localized Ablation Victor Bernet, M.D.
11:30-12:00 p.m. What’s New in Thyroid Cancer Keith Bible, M.D., Ph.D.
Mabel Ryder, M.D.
John Morris, M.D.
Ashish Chintakuntalwar, MBBS, Ph.D.
12:00 PM Adjourn

Click here to view a Mayo Clinic campus map. The Davis Building is connected to the parking garage. Walker Auditorium is located to the left of the pharmacy on the opposite side of the hallway. With your back to the Bundy Cafe and lab check-in area, walk past the pharmacy (on your right) and the doors to Walker Auditorium will be on your left.

Mayo Clinic Connect is a welcoming online community where patients and caregivers share experiences, find support and exchange information with others. Find out more about Connect.

Mon, Oct 7 12:04pm · Video Q&A about Cancer and Genetics in Cancer

Join us Tuesday, October 15 at 12 p.m. CT for a video Q&A with gastroenterologist Dr. Jewel Samadder; oncology nurse and education Kelli Fee-Schroeder; and genetic counselor Maggie Klint.

Dr. Samadder, Kelli and Maggie will answer questions during the broadcast. Please post your questions below.

Return to this webpage to take part in the video Q&A live on October 15 at 12 p.m. CT. It will also be archived on this page.

Resources

Fri, Oct 4 3:32pm · Gynecological Cancer Support Group in Gynecologic Cancers

Various topics will be covered based on requests of patients, caregivers and survivors.  Guest speakers from the Mayo Clinic oncology team will be invited to provide education on specific topics.

To join by phone, please call 866-365-4406, 9537292#.

For international callers, use +1-303-248-9655.

Fri, Oct 4 3:23pm · Liver Cancer Support Group in Cancer

A Mayo Clinic physician-lead group to discuss general information about liver cancers and treatment with patients and their caregivers. You do not have to be a Mayo Clinic patient to attend.

To join by phone, please call 866-365-4406, 9537292#.

Fri, Oct 4 8:37am · Liver, Kidney, Pancreas Transplant: Second Chance Support Group, Mayo Florida in Transplant

Second Chance is a weekly in-person support group for Mayo Clinic patients and their caregivers pre- and post-transplant of the liver, kidney, and pancreas. Every Tuesday, the group provides support, education, and perspective or insight into the transplant process, especially recovery and life after transplant. Through facilitated discussion, members help members with their specific questions, needs, and concerns.

This support group is hosted on campus at Mayo Clinic Florida.

To connect with fellow transplant patients and caregivers online any time from any where, visit the online Transplants Group on Connect.