Publications & Presentations

Nancy Litterman Howe, M.S., C.E.S. is Project Coordinator for Research at Arizona State University’s Cancer Prevention & Integrative Medicine Office, College of Nursing and Health Innovation. She is also a Mayo Clinic Research Affiliate, Hematology/Oncology at Mayo Clinic, Arizona.

Howe’s Recent National/Local Publications:

2017 December/2018 January, Conquer Magazine, “Managing Lymphedema Associated with Breast Cancer.” To read the article, click here: https://conquer-magazine.com/issues/2017/vol-3-no-6-december-2017/536-managing-lymphedema-associated-with-breast-cancer

2017 April/May, Conquer Magazine, “Sex and Intimacy for Breast Cancer Survivors: During Treatment and Beyond.” To read the article, click here: https://conquer-magazine.com/issues/2017/vol-3-no-2-april-2017/472-sex-and-intimacy-for-breast-cancer-survivors-during-treatment-and-beyond

2016 Dec/2017 Jan, Conquer Magazine, “Confusion May Be the Biggest Obstacle to Exercise.”  To read the article, click here: https://conquer-magazine.com/issues/2016/vol-2-no-6-december-2016/26-confusion-about-exercise-may-be-the-biggest-obstacle-to-our-health

2016 Feb 12: Arizona Republic Newspaper, “My Turn: Cancer Patients Must Demand Exercise.” To read the article, click here: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/scottsdale/contributor/2016/02/10/my-turn-cancer-patients-must-demand-exercise/79891554/

2015 May/June : Coping With Cancer Magazine
Dr. Donald Northfelt, Associate Director of Mayo Breast Clinic; Nancy Litterman Howe, M.S. co-authors. To read the article, click here: Coping With Cancer Magazine May June 2015

Howe’s Recent (and Upcoming) Speaking Engagements:

2017 January 27: Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Adjuvant Faculty
“Clinical and Multidisciplinary Hematology and Oncology 2017″

2017 January 21: 8th Annual Living with Cancer:  A Mayo Clinic Symposium for Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones. Howe will lead participants in a 90-minute, motivational and participatory exercise session:  “Exercise to Enhance Recovery.” Participants will receive a free exercise band and DVD of the Mayo Clinic R.E.S.T. (Rapid, Easy, Strength-Training) exercise program.  Session scheduled for 3:30 pm – 5 p.m.  JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Registration required.

2016 November 12: Mayo Clinic, Breast Diseases Continuing Medical Education.
“Exercise as a Treatment for Breast Cancer.” Valley Ho Resort, Scottsdale.

2016 November 10: Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma Support Group
“Overcoming Obstacles to Exereise.” Ironwood Cancer Center, Scottsdale.

2016 October 26: Mayo Clinic, Breast Cancer Support Group.
Facilitator: Brenda L. Allen MSW LMSW OSW-C, Mayo Clinic Arizona

2016 October 21: Scottsdale Leadership.
“Your Chair is Killing You: The Risks of Sedentary Behavior.”

2016 June 2: Mayo Clinic, Phoenix Hospital Grand Rounds:
Cancer Awareness, Speakers selected by Dr. Donald Northfelt

2016 April 6: Valley of the Sun JCC
“Mind, Body, and Spirit in Action, Moving into Health & Happiness”

2016 February 6: Cancer Support Community
“Strengthening Your Recovery”

2016 January 17: Mayo Clinic, Exercise Workshop, Session Leader
“7th Annual Living with Cancer:  Mayo Clinic Symposium for Cancer Patients and their Loved Ones”

2016 January 16: Mayo Clinic, Featured Speaker Breast Cancer Break-out
“7th Annual Living with Cancer:  Mayo Clinic Symposium for Cancer Patients and their Loved Ones”

2016 January 9: Scottsdale Leadership
“Advances in Cancer Research” at HonorHealth with Dr. Donald Northfelt, Mayo Clinic Breast Clinic

2015 October 31: National Colon Cancer Alliance Annual Meeting
“Exercise for an Enhanced Recovery”

2015 September 26: Coalition of Blacks Against Breast Cancer, Phoenix AZ
“Annual Celebration”

2015 September 19: Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona Chapter
“Empowerment Symposium”

2015 May 21: American Cancer Society & Cancer Support Community
“American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Series”

2015 March 21: Arizona Myeloma Network
“9th Annual Living with Myeloma Conference”

2015 February 6: Phoenix Surgical Society
“43rd Annual Phoenix Surgical Symposium”

2015 January 24: Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Faculty
“Clinical and Multidisciplinary Hematology and Oncology 2015″

2015 January 10 & 11: Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Featured Speaker and Exercise Session Leader
“6th Annual Living with Cancer:  Mayo Clinic Symposium for Cancer Patients and their Loved Ones”

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