Starting New Wellness Classes

We are excited to present two new wellness classes this Fall at CRC.  Based on survey responses, classes will be held at 12:00 noon on a weekday. See details below for each class. Registration is now open and you must register to participate because space is limited.  Classes are offered for free to those individuals



10/15 – Bailey Kline: “Rx: Exercise”

CRC/CMC Living Well With Cancer Workshops: Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:00 pm at CRCFL (unless otherwise noted.) Parking available in the Elmira Savings Bank parking lot. Outside speakers will present various health-related topics including wellness and complementary medicine. For people dealing with any stage of cancer & their caregivers. NEXT UP: 10/15 – Bailey



Heyyy, musicians, singers, jugglers, hula hoopers, dancers, etc!

We are looking for performers to entertain & encourage the nearly 1,500 walkers & runners, and their families at various locations around Cass Park’s Waterfront Trail from 10-11am during our Annual Walk/5K Run on Sat, October 5th. Folks perform from 10-11am & are invited to stay for a free pancake breakfast afterwards! (If the weather is terrible, musicians would not



ONE HUNDRED AUTOBIOGRAPHIES: A Memoir

CRC caregiver client Stacey Lehman writes to tell us about her husband’s forthcoming book. In ONE HUNDRED AUTOBIOGRAPHIES: A Memoir, David Lehman, the well-known poet, critic and the series editor for The Best American Poetry, tells the story of his (provisionally) victorious battle to defeat bladder cancer (Cornell University Press Hardcover; October 15, 2019; $22.95). During the



“Gotta Question?” #CRCQuestionOfTheMonth

September Question: “This cancer treatment has really shaken my confidence. I feel so self-conscious, strange, which is unusual for me. Is this normal?“ Our answer: Yes, this is normal for all people who have been diagnosed with cancer. It is not limited to a specific gender or type of cancer. Memorial Sloan Kettering social worker



Red’s Goes Pink in October!

Wear pink when you visit Red’s Place in October & they will donate 10% of your food bill to us! You do not need to ask for, or say anything…. just wear PINK!  This is the sixth year that Red’s Place has organized this event, and we are truly thrilled to be collaborating with them



Healthy Recipes ~ By Maya Zhou

Apple-Themed Recipes to Try This Fall Fall is one of my favorite times of the year because apples come into season, as well as everything apple-themed. Here are some of my favorite apple recipes definitely worth trying out! – Baked Apples with Cinnamon: This is great as a dessert or breakfast- it’s tangy-but-sweet and very



All Together: Celebrating 25 Years of the CRC Community

Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Hotel Ithaca Celebrate our 25th Anniversary year with our kick-off party. Enjoy refreshments, speakers, Photo Booth, and displays highlighting CRC’s history from 1994 to the present and honor the community of care that CRC creates with their programs and services …..because no one should face cancer alone. Free admission.



Cornell Cancer Research Education Day

Join us on Saturday, Sept. 7 (10AM – 3PM) for a one day seminar on the science of cancer. Cornell graduate students and faculty will explain current and emerging research topics in lay language. Who’s invited? Everyone! We want to have a mix of community members (including those personally affected by cancer, family members, and the general



IC Wellness & Cancer Survivorship Program

The physical therapy and exercise science departments at Ithaca College are teaming up to conduct a research project called the Wellness and Cancer Survivorship Program. The program will offer a free fitness membership and a supportive and individualize exercise program to cancer survivors for the fall semester at the Ithaca College Wellness Clinic beginning in



8/7 CRC Mural Unveiling

Join us for this special mural unveiling by local artist Maryam Adib CRC 5:30-6:30pm on Wednesday, August 7th Drinks & refreshments – All welcome!   Made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New



2019 Walkathon & 5K Run Shirts

Shirts are NOT included in the registration fee, but you can order them when registering.          Shirts are $15/each.         We have a unisex crew neck style & a ladies V-neck slim cut.         CRC can set aside a shirt for 24 hours only.    



9/24 #MobileMammography

It’s our life saving mission and we’re bringing it to you! #mobilmammography Dates: 9/24, 11/26 11am – 5pm Ithaca Free Clinic 521 W. Seneca St.,  Ithaca, NY We will be providing digital screening mammograms with 3D technology for women 35 years and older: To schedule an appointment, and preregister, please call: Lourdes Hospital Central Scheduling: (607)



Facebook Live

Live Streamed Videos from Living Well with Cancer Workshops 4.30.19 “Lymphedema” ~ Alison Howe, PT 6.18.19 “How to Live in the Present Moment” ~ Daniella Hess from YogaFarm 7.16.19 “Forgiveness,Healing, and Hands On Loving Kindness” ~ Daniella Hess & Jeannie O’Neil from YogaFarm 8.20.19 “Making Sense of Supplements” ~ Marilee Murphy, L.Ac, RN (Click here for a



We’d like your feedback!

We like to have feedback so we can improve our services. We have prepared a series of very short surveys, please visit the links below relating to the services that you have used. Multi-Services Assistance at the CRCFL office CRC staff and volunteers at Cayuga Medical Center The Boutique Support Groups If you prefer to



#CancerResearchSeminar

May 2019: Seminars will resume in the Fall Wednesday’s from 5:15 – 6:30pm, Cornell campus in Vet School Classroom 6 (Free parking across the street after 5pm). These seminars are an on-going collaboration between CRC & cancer researchers at Cornell. The presentations are in lay language and questions are encouraged. Please visit our website for more details



CRC Announces New Executive Director

The Board of Directors and Staff of the Cancer Resource Center are pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Marilee Murphy as the new Executive Director.   Marilee is a long standing resident of Ithaca and brings a strong background in health care and organizational  leadership.  She holds bachelor’s degrees in nutrition from Cornell  University, and in nursing from Binghamton



Gall Bladder & Bile Duct Cancers

  Gall Bladder Cancer Good Sources of Information National Cancer Institute: Gall Bladder Cancer Medline Plus: Gall Bladder Cancer American Cancer Society: Gall Bladder Cancer MacMillan Cancer Support (Great Britain): Gall Bladder Cancer Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma) Good Sources of Information National Cancer Institute: Bile Duct Cancer Medline Plus: Bile Duct Cancer MacMillan Cancer Support (Great Britain): Bile Duct Cancer American Cancer



Upcoming CRC Fundraisers!

Dear Friends of CRC, 100% of the proceeds for all of these upcoming fundraisers go to CRC  (except the last one 🙂   So please help us spread the word! Some ways you can help are: you can forward this email, hang the poster, share  the poster on Facebook, sign up/share the Facebook event pages, etc….and most of all, join us, and



Cornell and the Campus-to-Campus Bus

In Recognition and Appreciation of Cornell & the Campus-to-Campus Bus Cornell is such a big presence in our community that it’s easy to overlook how often it contributes to the well-being of those who live here. For the past several years, Cornell has quietly assisted thousands of area residents with cancer by providing free transportation to &



3/31 – 5th Annual One Funny Ithaca Story: “Houses of Worship” Edition

March 31, 2019 from 2 – 3:30pm First Congregational Church – 309 Highland Rd., Ithaca. Tickets can be purchased at gvgb.co/funnyithaca19 for $25/each. Thousands of area residents have connections with a local house of worship, and appreciate the important leadership and missions that are part of daily life. This work often includes support for local cancer patients and



New Cornell Cancer Support Group

The Cancer Resource Center and Cornell Work/Life are beginning a monthly support group for members of the Cornell community who have or have had cancer.   Faculty, staff, students, and retirees who have been diagnosed with cancer are welcome. It’s an opportunity to meet one another, create a community of support, and learn about the resources available on campus and



Cancer Research Seminar (CRC/CU Collaboration)

Website We’re happy to unveil our new Website  & Facebook page! There are sections targeted to community members and students, and one that encourages the development of partnerships in other communities. There’s also a twitter feed that highlights news that we think will be of interest to cancer researchers and the patient community. We”ll continue to add new content. In particular, we want



Volunteers Needed! #VolunteersRock

VOLUNTEER with CRC………..it’s a win-win for everyone! YOU – improve your mental & physical health CLIENTS – know they don’t have to face cancer alone Volunteering is not just about making a difference in the lives of others, but also helps you feel good about doing good. Contact Sharon Kaplan, Director of Volunteers at sharon@crcfl.net,



CRC Lending Library

We have reference books you can use here at the center, an extensive lending library, and a limited number of cd’s. Categories of books and cd’s for lending include: cancer in general, breast and other cancers, complementary/alternative medicines, side effects, nutrition, caregiving, mind and body, biographical, social/environmental/political, exercise and relaxation, end of life, humor and



Estate Planning at Cornell Law School

Cornell Law School is pleased to announce the return of our Estate Planning Practicum in the Spring of 2019.  As in the past, the course will assist those who do not have access to an estate planning attorney and will provide clients with a basic estate plan that includes a last will and testament, a living will,



CRC Groups

The Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes offers many support groups, educational groups and wellness groups year round. We also collaborate with other organizations to offer a variety of services (examples; the Cayuga Medical Center, Island Fitness, Cornell University, and more.)