The latest Cancer Center news for you...
The Community Cancer Center offers a variety of fitness classes for our patients and their caregivers. These are fun and open to all levels of participants. There are no fees for any of the classes.
Upcoming Events
the HEALING POWER of ART - Creative Art Session
Essential Oils Bead Bracelets!
Tuesday, September 10
4-5 p.m.
Cook Wellness Center

Keep one, share one! If you share one we will auction it off at our Grow Happy Cancer Fundraiser on Oct 5. 

To register click here.

Oncology-Skin Care Class
Thursday, Sept. 12
11 - Noon
To register for Sept 12 class click here.


Thursday, Sept. 24
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
To register for Sept. 24 class click here.

Nassif Radiation Center Conference Room
202 10th Street Suite 195

Our skin, hair and nails make up the largest organ in the human body. It can be drastically affected by both chemotherapy and radiation. Join Tracy Lacina, Licensed Esthetician - Oncology Trained for a free informative class where you can learn how to care for your skin and nails as well as help your body recover from treatment.
Advance Care Planning: Ensure your wishes are known & honored
Thursday, Sept. 19
4 - 5:30 p.m.
Cook Wellness Center

Nassif Community Cancer Center and St. Luke’s Palliative Care
are hosting this FREE educational event
for our patients, their families & the community

Advance care planning is something every adult should consider. At any age, a serious illness or injury could leave you unable to make your own health care decisions. 

To register, contact Nancy at (319) 369-7473 or
Grow Happy - Cancer Fundraiser to support local cancer patients

Join us for our 3rd year celebrating life, music and the arts! All proceeds will benefit local cancer patients!

Tickets $35 in advance, $40 at the door.
Click here to register!
If you aren't able to make it click here to sponsor a patient!
Sweet Potatoes: Six Health Benefits
Sweet potatoes are sweet, starchy root vegetables that are grown worldwide. They come in a variety of sizes and colors — including orange, white, and purple — and are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Not to mention, they provide a number of health benefits and are easy to add to your diet. Here are 6 surprising health benefits of sweet potatoes.

Click here for the rest of the article and the recipes.
New FALL colors available online.

fighting cancer TOGETHER! apparel
Stop in at the Radiation Center to see the apparel and make a purchase!

Click on this link to see some of our favorite products!
Knitted or Crochet Knockers for breast cancer survivors!
Knitted knockers are soft, comfortable, knit prosthetics for breast cancer survivors!

Breast cancer survivor's call St. Luke's Breast & Bone Health for more information (319) 369-8697.

Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk
Sunday, Sept. 15
8:30 a.m. (Check-in)
Thomas Park, Marion

Sign up at: or call 866-789-1000
100% of every dollar raised goes directly to pancreatic cancer research
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk
Saturday, Sept. 21
For more information contact Melanie Brown (
LLS Iowa Chapter

Event located at:
North Liberty, IA

Each year, in communities across the United States and Canada, families, friends, neighbors and businesses come together for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light The Night Walk.
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 22
5:30 p.m. door open/dinner
6:00 – 7:30 pm presentation
Cook Wellness Center
For more details and registration, call Kelly H at (563)-326-7504, email or visit

Featured speakers include:
• Amy Ganske, ARNP, FNP-BC Hematology and Oncology, PCI
• Kelly Hendershot, LMSW Gilda’s Club Quad Cities

This free workshop offers information on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL). We discuss treatment options for CLL, side-effects, the cost of care, and navigating life with the disease. In addition, participants will learn about ways to cope with the social and emotional challenges of a CLL diagnosis.
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