Dana‐Farber's Adult Survivorship Program offers free classes, seminars, support groups, and individual appointments to help you and your loved ones find ways to cope with the transition from active treatment to long-term survivorship. Our programs include:
This is a one-hour educational seminar for adult cancer patients who have recently completed treatment, and their families and friends. Learn what to expect after treatment ends, find out about services and resources to help during the transition, and connect with other cancer survivors.
Seminars for 2014 will be held on the following dates:
This series of 90-minute sessions, held every month, focuses on techniques and tools to help you and your loved ones adjust to life after treatment. We cover a different topic each month, ranging from managing fear of recurrence, to figuring out how to make healthy habits work for you. You can participate in person or join via telephone.
Classes are held Monday afternoons, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Blum Patient and Family Resource Center, on the first floor of Dana-Farber's Yawkey Center for Cancer Care. You can participate in person or by telephone (with prior registration).
Classes for the first half of 2014 are as follows:
Each class is free and open to all patients and their family members. Registration is appreciated. To sign up for any class, contact Sarah Singer, MSW, LICSW, at 617-632-3751 or email@example.com.
This six-part class (held once a week for six weeks) gives survivors and their loved ones tips for managing stress, and teaches strategies for coping with common challenges, such as fear of recurrence, difficulty sleeping, and appetite changes — all in a supportive, educational environment. We encourage attendees to try to commit to all six sessions.
This six-session support group is for adult cancer survivors who have completed treatment. It is an opportunity to share feelings and experiences, and discuss common challenges of cancer survivorship. We encourage attendees to try to commit to all six sessions. Topics covered include:
Sessions for 2014 will be held on the following dates:
If you are interested in participating in this group, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617‐632-4523.
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