Astera Cancer Classes

Astera Cancer Care’s Cancer Classes

A cancer diagnosis can be life-changing. At Astera Cancer Care, we strive to provide the education, collaboration and support you need in this journey. That includes providing comprehensive virtual classes and podcasts that cover the basics of cancer and beyond. From risk factors and screening to treatment options and planned lifestyle changes during and after treatment, we touch on the topics that are important to your journey.

2024 Programs

Gentle Yoga for Beginners

Speaker: Mary Gallagher
May 17, 2024
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Nutrition 101: Monthly Nutrition Program

Speaker: Mary Gallagher
May 10, 2024
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Quality of Life During Cancer Treatment

Speaker: James C. Salwitz, MD
May 7, 2024
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Nutrition 101: Monthly Nutrition Program

Speaker: Mary Gallagher
April 12, 2024
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Gentle Yoga for Beginners

Speaker: Mary Gallagher
March 22, 2024
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Understanding Benign Breast Disease

Speaker: Sundus Abbasi, DO
March 19, 2024
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Gentle Yoga for Beginners

Speaker: Mary Gallagher
February 16, 2024
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Cancer Recovery Fitness Class (Beginner)

Speaker: Debi Price
February 8, 2024
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Meditation and Mindfulness

Speaker: Sharlynn Flores, LCSW
January 22, 2024
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Medicare 101: Introduction to Medicare & Changes for 2024

Speaker: Deborah Bonfante
January 22, 2024
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Gentle Yoga for Beginners

Speaker: Mary Gallagher
January 19, 2024
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Nutrition 101: Monthly Nutrition Program

Speaker: Mary Gallagher
January 12, 2024
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2023 Programs

Financial Assistance

Speaker: Neshama Marcus, LCSW, OSW-C
December 11, 2023
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Nutrition During and After Cancer Treatments

Speaker: Mary Gallagher
November 13, 2023
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Understanding Brain Tumors

Speaker: James C. Salwitz, MD
October 26, 2023
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Falls Prevention

Speakes: Denise D'Urso
October 9, 2023
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Understanding Colon Cancer

Speaker: Aamer Farooq, MD
September 26, 2023
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Meditation and Mindfulness

Speaker: Sharlynn Flores, LCSW
September 20, 2023
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Identifying Your Care Team 

Speaker: Neshama Marcus, LCSW, OSW-C
September 18, 2023
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Cancer Treatment Considerations: Oral Chemotherapy, Chemotherapy Infusion

Speaker: Rachel Carroll
August 14, 2023
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Cancer Recovery Fitness (Moderate)

Speaker: Debi Price
July 13, 2023
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Getting Your Groove Back - Recovering from Cancer

Speaker: Alina Hedaya, Erica Guardascione, Erin Mackey, Alisha Sheridan
July 10, 2023
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Astera Compass ProgramNavigating Disability

Speaker: Neshama Marcus, LCSW
June 19, 2023
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What to say? What not to say?
How to Support a Family Member with Cancer

Speaker: Neshama Marcus, LCSW
May 8, 2023
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Beating The Blues & Springing Forward

Speaker: Sharlynn Flores, LCSW
April 17, 2023
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When Is It the Right Time to Hire Help at Home?

Speaker: Neshama Marcus, LCSW
March 13, 2023
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Prioritizing Self-Care

Speaker: Krysta Schraff, LCSW
February 13, 2023
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Lung Health in the Community

Speaker: Eugene Shostak, MD
January 25, 2023
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Communicating with Loved Ones During Stressful Times

Speaker: Sharlynn Flores, LCSW
January 9, 2023
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2022 Programs

 

Palliative Medicine & Hospice

Speakers: Tina Basenese
December 12, 2022
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Let's Talk About Oncology & Hematology Related Anxiety

Speakers: Neshama Marcus
December 1, 2022
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Astera Compass Program: Neuropathy (ReVital)

Speakers: Alana Nash & Alisha Sheridan
Oct 17, 2022
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Tips and Tricks Disease Related Anxiety

Speaker: Neshama Marcus
Sep 26, 2022
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A How-to Guide For Partners and Spouses

Speaker: Social Worker, Concetta Nono
Sep 7, 2022
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Navigating Disability

Speaker: Lauren Kriegel
July 11, 2022
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A Breakthrough Every Week: Cancer Research in Our Community
Speaker: James C. Salwitz, MD
Jun 21, 2022
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Understanding Breast Cancer

Speaker: Dr. Sundus Abbasi 
Mar 3, 2022
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Proton Therapy

Speaker: Dr. Brian Chon
May 3, 2022
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Podcasts & Radio Interviews

Podcast

All About Anemia

Speaker: Dr. Seeta Trivedi

Podcast

Overview of Palliative Care

Speaker: Tina Basenese
June 7, 2022

Podcast

Geriatric Oncology Pt. 1

Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Z. Rosenbluth
December 10, 2022

Podcast

Geriatric Oncology Pt. 2

Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Z. Rosenbluth
December 10, 2022