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Most of our educational programs are currently being held virtually via Zoom.  Any physical location will be noted in the description.

Hope Connections strives to bring presenters/speakers who are experts in their field to share their knowledge and expertise. Hope Connections does not endorse any presenter/speaker outside of their presentation.

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  • You can join most groups virtually. We are One Hope Connections and we want to be convenient no matter where you live.
  • All Education programs are for those age 18 and over.


Advances in Radiation and Proton Therapy

Saturday, April 20, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Virtual Attendance

Join us for an informative presentation on the advances in radiation therapy for treating cancer. Learn about both standard radiation therapy and proton therapy from Dr. Melissa Vyfhuis, Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, at the new University of Maryland Capital Region Cancer Health Center.

Topics include:

  • Updates on advances in radiation therapy
  • Understanding the difference between standard “photon” and proton therapy
  • Listening to patient testimony about her cancer journey with proton therapy at the Maryland Proton Center
  • Hearing about the new radiation oncology center now open at the new University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center

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How To Ask For Help: Realizing Your

Network Superpower

Wednesday, April 24, from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, via Zoom

Dr. Glenna Crooks offers a roadmap to help us understand networks in a new way with emphasis on becoming aware of your connections (and their importance) and clarity about your needs. Please join us for this empowering talk.

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Psychedelics and Cancer: Ongoing Research at the Aquilino Cancer Center

Monday, April 29, from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, via Zoom

In 2023, Dr Manish Agrawal and a team of researchers at the Aquilino Cancer Center published their research findings on psilocybin

assisted therapy and its potential to provide a rapid and long-lasting antidepressant effect.

Join Dr. Agrawal as he shares these promising results and discusses ongoing clinical trials of psychedelic assisted therapy for cancer patients and caregivers taking place at Sunstone Therapies in Rockville, MD.

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