• Education and Support for Cancer Survivors

    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:

    What to Do When Survivorship Is New

    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.

    Upcoming seminars will be held on the these dates:

    • Mon., Sept. 8, noon - 1 p.m. 
    • Fri., Oct. 10, 11:00 a.m. - 12 noon 
    • Mon., Nov. 3, 12 noon - 1 p.m. 
    • Mon., Dec. 8, 12 noon - 1 p.m.  

    Each class is free and open to all patients and their family members. Registration is appreciated but not required. To register or learn more, please call the Adult Survivorship Program at 617-632-4523, or email dfci_adultsurvivors@dfci.harvard.edu.

    Survivorship Education Series

    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 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).

    Upcoming classes include:

    • Mon., Sept. 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon: Motivation to Move (Nancy Campbell, exercise physiologist)
    • Fri., Oct. 10, 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.: Nutrition and Wellness for Cancer Survivorship (Stacy Kennedy, nutritionist)
    • Mon., Nov. 3, 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon: Coping with the Holidays
    • Mon., Dec. 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12 noon: Healthy Habits and Setting Goals for 2015

    Each class is free and open to all patients and their family members. Registration is appreciated. You may be able to participate via Webinar or conference call if you register in advance. To register or learn more, please call the Adult Survivorship Program at 617-632-4523, or email dfci_adultsurvivors@dfci.harvard.edu.

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