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Presbyterian Medical Center Services Cancer Programs, classes & events

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Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center offers a wide range of programs, classes and support groups that are designed to meet the needs of you and your loved one during your journey with cancer.


Classes and programs


NEW! Pelvic health for GYN cancer survivors
Date: Monday, Jan. 25th
Time: 6 PM
Location: Novant Health Buddy Kemp Cancer Support Center
242 S. Colonial Avenue, Charlotte, NC

Gynecologic cancer treatment can cause pelvic floor pain and dysfunction. The good news? Targeted physical therapy can minimize symptoms and improve quality of life. Join us for an informative talk led by pelvic floor and GYN oncology experts to learn more and to take the next step in your survivorship journey. Light dinner included. Call 704-384-4400 or click here to register.

NEW!  Creating 'new' intimacy after a cancer diagnosis
Date: Tuesday, February 9th
Time: 6 PM
Location: Novant Health Buddy Kemp Cancer Support Center
242 S. Colonial Avenue, Charlotte, NC

For many, intimacy after a cancer diagnosis is an uncomfortable topic, but it is an important part of the journey. Join us for an expert-led conversation to discuss how couples can redefine intimacy and bring it back to their relationship. Light dinner included. Call 704-316-0018 or click here to register.

NEW!  Get Your Rear in Gear
Date: March 5th
Time: Registration begins at 7 AM

Join us for this seventh annual 5K that raises money to provide early detection and support services for colorectal cancer. Seventy-five percent of funds stay local and have supported great programs like our colorectal cancer support group and exercise scholarships for survivors. Walk with our Novant Health team or create your own. Independence Park. Visit gyrig.com to register.

NEW! Trends in prostate cancer care
Date: Tuesday, April 26th
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center
Teleconference rooms 1-3

Join us for a panel session with urology, radiation oncology and medical oncology experts to learn about the latest in prostate cancer care and treatment options. Call 704-316-4058 to register.

NEW! Celebrate, honor and remember special loved ones and friends
Date: Friday, April 8th
Time: 11:30 AM
Location: Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

Jack Matney Memorial Labyrinth Courtyard Join Novant Health Foundation Presbyterian Medical Center for a celebration of remembrance. Donors who contribute $1,000 or more to support cancer, heart or hospice services can honor or memorialize someone special on a Remembrance Wall tile. The celebration will highlight newly installed tiles and recognize our donors’ contributions. Light lunch to follow. Call our foundation at 704-384-4048 for details.


Cancer transitions: moving beyond treatments
Dates: Tuesdays, March 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd
Time: 5:30 - 7: 30 PM
Location: Novant Health Buddy Kemp Cancer Support Center
242 S. Colonial Avenue, Charlotte, NC
Registration required: Register here

This program targets many of the physical, psychosocial and practical issues that you and your loved ones may face now that cancer treatment is over. The four-class series will empower you to reach a higher quality of life with improved lifestyle skills and habits. Light dinner included.

Starting the cancer journey
Designed for newly diagnosed cancer survivors and caregivers, this class provides a great intro to the world of cancer. Join us to learn basic info, connect to resources and meet members of your healthcare team. Participants receive a gift package with tools to promote health and wellness.

Date: February 9th
Time: 12 noon
Location: Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, register here

Date: March 28th
Time: 12 noon
Location: Novant Health Matthews Medical Center, register here


Lymphedema risk reduction
Cancer survivors at risk of swelling due to surgery or radiation are invited to learn ways to reduce their risk of developing lymphedema.
Date: February 4th
Time: 6 PM
Location: Novant Cancer Rehab
125 Baldwin Avenue, Charlotte, NC
Register here

Date: April 4th
Time: 6 PM
Location: Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center
Register here

Date: March 8th
Time: 6 PM
Location: Novant Health Matthews Medical Center
Register here