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November Virtual Hangout: Coping with Cancer Emotions
November 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Cancer is a big #$%^&* ordeal. Understanding the typical emotional experience can help you appreciate that you are not alone, and help you and loved ones better anticipate—and manage—the days ahead. Most importantly, hearing from experts and those that have been there can help you learn how to cope with it all, making cancer a little less of a big ordeal.
About Cynthia Hayes
A cancer survivor, patient advocate/peer mentor, speaker and author of The Big Ordeal: Understanding and Managing the Psychological Turmoil of Cancer, Ms. Hayes is dedicated to supporting patients through the emotional experience of cancer. She founded TheBigOrdeal.com, a resource for patients and caregivers coping with cancer emotions, and speaks passionately on the topic to patients and their loving caregivers through cancer support organizations everywhere. She serves as a volunteer peer mentor in the Woman-to-Woman program at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and in Montefiore Medical Center’s BOLD Buddy program in the Bronx. She sits on the Board of Directors of Global Focus on Cancer. Previously, she was President of Hayes Strategies for 25 years, where she consulted to clients on new business development, business strategy and marketing, and in 2011 went to work full time for one of her clients, Montefiore Medical Center in New York. Based on her expertise, Ms. Hayes has created and taught a number of executive training workshops and seminars, and served as adjunct professor at New York University Sloan School of Business. A former Commissioner with the New York City Commission on Women’s Issues under Mayor Mike Bloomberg, Ms. Hayes holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Wellesley College.
Presented by education sponsor West Pharmaceuticals
With additional support from Merck, Seagen, and Daiichi-Sanyko
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Join Cynthia Hayes, author of the book, The Big Ordeal: Understanding and Managing the Psychological Turmoil of Cancer, as she discusses the emotions associated with a diagnosis, how to cope, and how to support loved ones with a diagnosis.