Check out U-M Cancer Center events

Nov. 12

If You Go, I’ll Go
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Marriott Conference Center at Eagle Crest
1275 S. Huron St., Ypsilanti, Mich.

If You Go, I’ll Go is an educational program for men and women about breast cancer, prostate cancer, nutrition and intimacy. Guest speakers will include Tara Breslin, M.D., an expert in breast cancer and care for patients with breast problems; Joel Heidelbaugh, M.D., an expert in men’s health and urology; Robin Nwankwo, R.D., an expert in nutrition, weight management and diabetes; and Vic Hola, R.N., an expert in sexual counseling, health education and erectile dysfunction. The free event, which is sponsored by the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and Prostate Net, includes brunch. Register online or call 734-998-7071.

Nov. 16

Wolverine for Life
7 a.m.-7 p.m., Michigan Stadium

Help the University of Michigan win the Wolverine-Buckeye Challenge and the Blood Battle by attending the “Be a Hero at the Big House” event on Nov. 16. The event will be U-M’s largest drive for organ, blood, tissue and bone marrow donors. Every fall, each school tries to beat the other in collecting blood donations or organ donor sign-ups before their teams meet on the gridiron. Last year, U-M won both challenges. Learn more at WolverinesforLife.org.

Art Studio for U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center patients
11 a.m.-1 p.m. or 4 p.m.-6 p.m., Room 1139, Cancer Center

It’s time to make holiday cards. Learn the technique of printmaking using softoleum to carve a design and then print an image onto blank greeting cards. Bring simple drawings or greeting card pictures with you that can be used for your card design. This free, monthly art studio program is open only to U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center patients and their teen or adult guests. No experience is necessary, and art supplies are provided. Class size is limited. Call 1-877-408-7377 to register.

Nov. 18-19

Pike Rivalry Run

The annual Pike Rivalry Run will take place this November before the big matchup between the Wolverines and the Buckeyes. The rivalry run will begin in Columbus and members of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity will run the 187 mile trek carrying the game ball back to Ann Arbor. Pike has successfully raised over $50,000 to support the Coach Carr Fund at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. You can support this event by visiting the Pike Rivalry Run event webpage.

Nov. 24

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center clinics and infusion areas will be closed for Thanksgiving.

Nov. 25

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center clinics will be closed. Infusion areas will be open 7 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Urgent Care will be open 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Do you have a cancer-related event you’d like to promote? Let us know!

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