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Upcoming

Markey Cancer Center Research Day - Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Markey Cancer Center Research Day (MCCRD) is a single-day event showcasing current cancer research projects throughout all disciplines at the University of Kentucky. UK researchers – students, post-doctoral fellows, faculty and staff – have the opportunity to share their work in an atmosphere of learning and collaboration through several avenues such as poster sessions, oral presentations, lectures and more.

Register and find more information on the MCCRD webpage.

OncLive State of the Science Summit - Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The State of the Science Summit assembles academic and community-based physicians & healthcare professionals across key disciplines from medical and surgical oncology. Specialist experts serve as faculty for these premier and renowned oncology summits, which focus on the most relevant cancer topics to ultimately improve patient care.

Register and find more information on the OncLive State of the Science Summit webpage.

Classes

Learn more about Markey's weekly and monthly classes by visiting the UK Integrative Medicine & Health homepage.

Additional resources

Find a support group. 
For more information, visit the Support Groups web page or contact Joan Scales at 859-323-1403.

Jin Shin Jyutsu at Markey 
Jin Shin Jyutsu, similar to acupuncture, harmonizes the energetic system of the body utilizing light touch rather than needles. Jin Shin Jyutsu treatments may be received by working with a practitioner or by using a simple light touch technique known as Self-Help on ourselves. We use this technique daily without thinking as we hold hands, touch our cheeks and generally self-soothe.

When we do these simple holds with awareness, we become empowered to be a part of our own healing process. Come join us each month as we explore different ways we can use Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Help to assist with side effects of cancer treatment and the stressors of our daily lives. All you need to bring is your hands!