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In the Kitchen with Stephanie: On-the-Go Snacks

In the Kitchen with Stephanie: On-the-Go Snacks

Managing cancer treatment while maintaining your daily routines can be challenging. If you’re searching for on-the-go snacks that support energy and strength we’ve got a plan for you! Join us to understand why snacking is helpful, and what kind of snacks work best when time is short and eating must happen in between other things.

Taboo Topics: Cancer x Cannabis

Taboo Topics: Cancer x Cannabis

Let’s talk about cannabis as a supportive option for cancer and treatment side effects — because cannabis, marijuana, mary jane, pot, or however it may be referred to, needs to be a less stigmatized topic! So, we’re getting into the weeds to talk bluntly about the benefits cannabis may provide for symptoms and side effects.

Taboo Topics: Cancer x Embarrassing Side Effects

Taboo Topics: Cancer x Embarrassing Side Effects

Let’s talk about those embarrassing side effects no one told you about — because leaky bowels, flatulence, and drooling are more normal than we admit. We’re ready to break open this conversation so that no one feels ashamed or isolated due to the side effects of cancer or treatment.

Taboo Topics: Cancer x Sex

Taboo Topics: Cancer x Sex

Let’s talk about sex and intimacy, as it relates to cancer — because talking about sex is usually hush-hush! We’re here to help address how cancer and treatment can affect your libido and the act itself.

Soy, Vegan & Vegetarian: Can I Eat This When I Have Cancer?

Soy, Vegan & Vegetarian: Can I Eat This When I Have Cancer?

Does being vegan or vegetarian improve cancer survivorship? What about soy foods: should I avoid them if I have cancer? Join our Iris Care Team oncology expert dietitian and licensed nutritionist, Stephanie Meyers, for an interactive and in-depth look at the research on soy foods and vegan/vegetarian eating patterns in relationship to cancer.

Emotions Count – Talking About Cancer with Others

Emotions Count – Talking About Cancer with Others

Have you ever wondered how to talk about your cancer diagnosis with others? Have you wrestled with how much information you are comfortable sharing with a close friend? Have you struggled with how to respond to the well-meaning neighbor who said exactly the wrong thing? Join Iris Mental Health Therapist, Allie, and Iris Peer Mentor, Lynnette, for our virtual event to gain practical tips and strategies for communicating and disclosing your diagnosis based on your comfortability.

Organic: Can I Eat This When I Have Cancer?

Organic: Can I Eat This When I Have Cancer?

Brought to you by our Iris Care Team oncology expert, Stephanie Meyers, Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist, this virtual event takes a comprehensive look at the evidence about how organic and conventional eating patterns impact cancer.