Cancer Education Series

Mercy Cancer Center offers a weekly educational series specifically for cancer patients and survivors to address cancer issues and their impact on various aspects of everyday living. Following each weekly session, everyone is invited to attend a free spin class led by Mercy Cancer Center Medical Director Dr. Richard Deming, and enjoy fellowship with other cancer survivors.

When: Wednesday evenings at 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Where: Mercy Health and Fitness Center, 12493 University Avenue, Clive, Iowa
Cost: Free of charge

515-643-8206 – Mercy Cancer Center
515-645-3359 – Mercy Health and Fitness Center



Upcoming Programs – February 2019


February 6        Journaling and Personal Narrative: An Act of Recovery, Discovery, and Growth

Yasmina Madden, MFA; Assistant Professor of English

Director, Susan Glaspell Writers & Critics Series, Drake University


February 13        Sugar and Health: No Sugar, No Cancer?

            Lyndi Buckingham-Schutt, PhD, RDN, LD

Associate Director of Wellness and Nutrition Policy

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement, Drake University


February 20        How the Outdoors Changed My Life

            Dominic Keeling, Owner, Pingora Outdoors, Ankeny, Iowa


February 27        The Causes of Cancer

            Richard L. Deming, MD; Medical Director, Mercy Cancer Center

Founder, Above + Beyond Cancer

(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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