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A New Program to Help Adults with Cancer Manage Stress

  • We know that people diagnosed with cancer feel a great deal of stress. From Cancer to Health, a research-tested program for recently diagnosed cancer patients, can help.

     

    In this 8- session program, you will learn:

    •Strategies to help manage stres
    •Ways to lessen the imapct of the physical symptoms of cancer
    •Skills to cope with common problems faced by people with cancer
    Recently published studies of From Cancer to Health showed improvements in participants' emotional, social, and physical well- being.

     

    To register, call Larisa Pattacchiola, LICSW at 617-582-7576

     

     

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Motivation to Move with Nancy Campbell

  • Mon, Sep 8, 2014
  • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Blum Resource Center, Yawkey Center, Floor 1
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  • A program focused on techniques and tools to help you adjust to post-treatment life.

    This program is free and open to all.  Registration is appreciated.  Webinar and conference call participation is available, prior registration required. Contact Adult Survivorship at 617-632-4523 or DFCI_AdultSurvivors@dfci.harvard.edu.

    For more information or support, please visit our website at www.dana-farber.org/survivor.

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College and Cancer: Navigating Resources and Possibilities

  • Tue, Sep 9, 2014
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Blum Resource Center, Yawkey Center, Floor 1 or Via Telephone
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  •  Join us for a conversation about College and Cancer with Michele Rosenthal, Associate Director, Colleges of the Fenway Consortium. Michele will discuss strategies and resources for working with faculty, administrators and peers while undergoing treatment. She will also discuss how to take time away, secure a reduced course load and reenter the college environment post treatment. The session will provide an opportunity for you to meet other young adults and begin to navigate College and Cancer together! 

     
     Registration Appreciated by September 2nd. Call (617) 632-5570

     

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August 2014
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Today - Friday, August 29, 2014


Sunrise Qigong
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies  

In this class, you will learn to stretch and strengthen your mind and body.  

Come relax, loosen and strengthen tired muscles, improve circulation, develop symmetry and balance and fine tune your mind/body skills.  

Program instructor, Ramel (Rami) Rones is on the leading edge of Mind-Body, Tai Chi and Qi Gong therapies for patients with cancer, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain and other chronic conditions. He is an internationally known teacher, speaker and author of the best-selling Sunrise and Sunset Tai Chi books and DVDs.  

For adult patients, family members and caregivers.  

Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center  

at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu  


 

 You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.org/Zakim.  


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health(2)
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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