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    Director's Message

    Mark Evers, MDThe end of the year is a natural time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future, and this year at Markey, that happened to coincide with a visit from our External Advisory Board (EAB) earlier this month. Our EAB serves an important purpose – their existence is mandated by our National Cancer Institute designation, and their purpose is to guide Markey toward becoming an even better NCI designated center in every way possible.

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  • Upcoming

    • February 6 - Art Therapy. 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., Whitney-Hendrickson lobby. Bring comfort to a loved one with a handmade, heart-shaped fleece pillow. No art/craft experience necessary. Open to Markey patients and caregivers.
    • February 7 - Expressions of Courage Gala. 6 p.m., Double Tree by Hilton, Richmond Road, Lexington, Ky. Patients at Markey Cancer Center have always inspired the community with their strength and courage. The Expressions of Courage Gala recognizes their continued strength by raising the funds needed to provide a way for patients and survivors to express themselves artistically through poetry, creative writing, painting, sculpture and more during Markey Cancer Center Survivor's Day. Tickets to the gala are $50 each; buy online.
    • February 27 - Music Therapy Group. 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services). Open to Markey patients and caregivers.
    • March 24-25 - 2015 Oncology Nursing Certification Review Course, UK College of Medicine Multi-Purpose Room, 138 Leader Avenue, Lexington, Ky. Download the flyer for more information about the course and registration.
    • May 28 - Markey Cancer Center Research Day. Singletary Center for the Arts. Cancer Research Day is a one-day event showcasing current cancer research projects at UK in a variety of formats - posters, oral presentations, and the Susan B. Lester Memorial Lecture, presented this year by Phillip A. Sharp, PhD, from the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research / Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Learn more and register online.

    Ongoing


    • Every Thursday - Smoking Cessation Class for Markey patients and caregivers. Noon, 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services).
    • First Wednesday of each month - American Cancer Society Look Good, Feel Better program. 10 a.m. - noon, 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services). The Look Good, Feel Better program is dedicated to improving the self esteem and quality of life for people undergoing treatment for cancer. Download more information or visit the Look Good, Feel Better website for more information.
    • Second Wednesday of each month - Jin Shin Jyutsu self-help class for Markey patients, caregivers and staff. 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services); or 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., American Cancer Society Hope Lodge (1500 College Way, Lexington, Ky.). Learn how you can utilize Jin Shin Jyutsu on your own body for stress relief and other uncomfortable body symptoms. Open to patients, caregivers and staff. Free of charge.
    • Fourth Wednesday of each month - Smoothie demonstrations.
      Need a little inspiration? Smoothie demonstrations are offered on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. in 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building (Psych-Oncology Services).
      Read more about it and watch a video demo » 

    • Find a support group. Markey Cancer Center support groups offer the chance to meet and learn from people who share your concerns and needs. See the schedule of patient and survivors support groups »
  • Markey Cancer Center News

     

  • UK Researchers Awarded Grant to Study Aggressive Cancer Metastasis

    Markey Hosting Free Patient Seminar on Clinical Trials

    Markey to Host Monthly Art Therapy Tables for Patients, Visitors and Staff

    Markey Hosting Gala to Support Expressions of Courage Exhibit

    UK HealthCare Implements Temporary Visitation Measures Due to Flu

    UK Researchers Awarded CDC Grants for Cancer Research in Appalachia

    Art Therapy Brings Fun, Stress Relief to Markey Patients and Families

    'UK at the Half' Reports on $7 Million Grant to Fight Lung Cancer

    Coldstream Park Hosting 4th Annual Free to Breathe Run/Walk This Saturday

    Markey, Nanjing Medical University in China Sign Cooperation Memorandum

    Markey Jin Shin Jyutsu Practitioner Featured on National Radio Program

    Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor Shares Her Experiences to Help Others

    Methodist Hospital in Henderson Joins UK Markey Affiliate Network

    UK Staff, Cancer Survivors "Tealgate" to Raise Ovarian Cancer Awareness

    Wolin Joins Markey Team, Expands Program for Neuroendocrine Cancers

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