News and Updates

Online Health Chat: Managing Cancer Treatment Side Effects

If you or a loved one is undergoing cancer treatment, you should join us on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 12pm for a free, online chat session discussing management of side effects from chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. Side effects including, nausea, fatigue, skin changes, hair loss and sexual changes can seriously affect a patients well being.  Dr. Carolyn Horowitz, Medical Director Radiation Oncology and Dr. Trina Poretta, Medical Director Cancer Program will be online answering your questions free and anonymously.

Can't make this date?  Follow the link below, click "enter the event" and submit your questions ahead of time.  Your questions will be answered by the physician during the live session, and you may view the answer in the chat archive at any time!

Click here to participate.

Key Patient Contacts

Oncology Nurse Navigator
Appointment scheduling and treatment navigation.
Susan Saporito, RN, BSN, OCN 

Abigale Hassel, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C - Social Worker
Patient support and information.

Lung Cancer Screening Program Coordinators
Lisa Mick, RN and Brenda Gorman

Cancer Center Accreditations

Commission on Cancer, ACR, NAPBC, Screening Center of Excellence

Upcoming Classes

Hope & Healing Stitchers - Knitting & Crocheting Club - Tuesdays 09-06-16 thru 12-13-16 - 01/04/2016
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.



HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - Fridays 09-02-16 thru 12-16-16 - 09/02/2016
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.