Bloom Where you are planted

The cancer centers of the University of Maryland Medical System are proud to come together to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. Please view our self-care events below as we honor all of those who have been touched by cancer.


Understanding the Financial Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis

Join UM St. Joseph Medical Center Financial Navigator Mikayla Michie to learn how financial counseling is of special support for cancer patients, providing an explanation of insurance benefits, connection to helpful resources and accurate information about the complete cost of care. This important resource, available at the Barbara L. Posner Wellness & Support Center, is designed to help lessen patients’ worries regarding the costs associated with their treatment and recovery. Learn about the other resources available at the Barbara L. Posner Wellness & Support Center at the UM St. Joseph Cancer Institute.

Qi Gong for Improved Relaxation

This two part webinar series is designed to promote the movement of Qi or one’s life force energy throughout the body, using mindful breathing and gentle movements for enhanced physical and mental well-being.

How to Use Color and Aromatherapy for Wellness

Integrative Nurse Kathy Fritze, RN, gives a demonstration in harnessing the scents of nature to improve one's sense of well-being.

Using Color & Scent to Awaken the Senses

Join Registered Nurse Kathy Fritze from the Barbara L. Posner Wellness & Support Center at UM St. Joseph Medical Center's Cancer Institute for an eye-opening look at how colors and scents influence your emotional response.

Calming and Invigorating Yoga Session

Join Certified Yoga Instructor and Nurse Practitioner Ginny Jump for a calming and invigorating Happy Hour yoga session to promote wellness, strength and flexibility.


Brought to you by the University of Maryland Cancer Network in partnership with the following centers:

UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center | Kaufman Cancer Center | The Cancer Institute | Tate Cancer Center | UM Shore Regional Cancer Program