Improving the emotional and physical well-being of people affected by cancer.
Services in Northbrook, Grayslake and area hospitals.
Restoring a sense of normalcy through counseling and support groups.
Providing evidence-based programs and services taught by leading experts.
Wellness classes to reduce stress and improve recovery.
Through supportive care and education, the Cancer Wellness Center seeks to improve the emotional and physical well-being of people affected by cancer. All of our programs are offered free of charge. To see our current program and service offerings, click HERE.
Friday, September 15, 7:00 - 11:00 pm
The Cancer Wellness Center’s pinnacle event is a time to reflect on the work of the past year and look to the future. Nearly 500 guests gather each fall to support the Center's valuable programs and services. The Benefit helps ensure the Cancer Wellness Center can continue to offer counseling and support groups, education classes, and wellness programs to those in our community facing cancer – completely free of charge.
Head and Neck Cancers: Update on Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment
Thursday, August 31, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Join us for an overview of head and neck cancers including a discussion of the causes of these cancers, particularly focusing on the rapidly increasing human papillomavirus (HPV) related head and neck cancers. There will be a discussion of risk factors for, and prevention of, HPV infection and HPV head and neck cancer. Dr. Brockstein will also discuss outcomes of treatment for both HPV ands...