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This event features a presentation by Anna Muriel, MD, child psychiatrist and co-author of "Raising an Emotionally Healthy Child When a Parent Is Sick," followed by a group discussion with other parents with cancer.
Dinner will be provided.
For more information on upcoming events, please speak with your social worker, or contact Family Connections at 617-632-2605 or email@example.com.
The Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies will host the 14th Annual Lenny Zakim lecture, featuring Karen Lee Sobol — artist, cancer survivor, Dana-Farber advocate and author of Twelve Weeks: An Artist's Story of Cancer, Healing, and Hope.
Complimentary refreshments and free parking are available for the evening.
RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 617-632-3322. Directions to Dana-Farber and parking information.
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Thanks to the Eleanor and Maxwell Blum Patient and Family Resource Center Fund, the Blum Resource Center has been serving Dana-Farber's community for 20 years!
In celebration, we are hosting a series of programs and workshops. Dana-Farber patients, staff, and volunteers are invited.
Please register in advance for all programs. Call 617-632-5570. Call 617-632-5570 or email Blum_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
Schedule of Events
12:00 - 1:00 PM A Book Review: "Radical Remission, Surviving Cancer Against All Odds" by Kelly Turner, PhD
provides digital screening mammography to the women of Greater Boston. To learn
more or schedule an appointment, please call us at 617-632-1974 or visit www.dana-farber.org/mammographyvan.
Unable to make one of the
scheduled van dates? Come in for your mammogram at Dana-Farber’s Mammography
Suite at Whittier Street Health Center. Call 617-989.3200 for more information.
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This gentle Hatha Yoga class is open to patients, families and friends
that have been newly diagnosed with cancer, receiving treatment, or in
remission. Instructor, Ann Marie Turo will guide you in gentle stretches and
breathing techniques that will calm you and leave you feeling refreshed and
relaxed. Classes are complimentary and yoga mats are provided. Please contact
the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
Mindfulness meditation can help you relax, reduce anxiety, stress and negative emotions as well as increase your sense of well-being. In this one hour class, you will learn techniques to help focus your mind on the present moment to raise awareness of your thoughts with acceptance, patience, and compassion.
This class is open to patients who have been newly diagnosed with cancer, are receiving treatment, or are in remission. Family, friends, and staff are also welcome.
Sessions are led by Patty Arcari, RN, PhD, Program Manager for Meditation and Mindfulness Programming, Zakim Center. Please contact the Zakim Center for more information at 617-632-3322 or email email@example.com.
This one-hour class fuses the
practices of Hatha Yoga and Pilates and is open to patients who have been newly
diagnosed with cancer, and receiving treatment, or are in remission. This class
will work on building strength, endurance, and flexibility, while toning the
deep core muscles. Yoga mats will be provided, or you may bring your own. Family, friends and staff are welcome. Registration is required for this class. Please contact the Zakim Center to register at
617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
Please join us in a monthly support group for people diagnosed with lymphoma and their caregivers. This is an opportunity to meet others, share experiences, comfort, and support. Facilitated by Kelly Giles, MSW, LICSW.
*Call-in options are available if you cannot attend in-person.
Registration required: Please call Kelly Giles at 617-632-5963.
Parking validated in the Yawkey Garage.
Topic: Are my feelings normal? Ask the Psychiatrist
7-session series for breast cancer patients who have recently completed
treatment. A commitment to attending all 7 sessions is strongly encouraged.
clinicians provide information through presentations and group discussion.
information contact Julie Salinger, LICSW at 617-582-8081, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
program is offered by the Department of Social Work and the Breast Oncology
Program with support from the Gillette Company Survivors Initiative.
will be validated in the Yawkey/Dana-Farber garage.
Explore, express, and experience the empowering effects of drum circles with music therapist Heather Smist as your guide. We'll learn how drumming can reduce stress and increase self-awareness, then practice it ourselves. Drums provided. No experience necessary. Call 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu to register. Open to patients, family members and staff.
Explore how music can help you decrease stress, anxiety, and pain, as well as guide you to a place of increased relaxation.
Program led by the Leonard P. Zakim Center's Expressive Therapies Manager, Heather Woods, MT-BC. Open to DFCI patients, family members and staff.
To register, please contact the Zakim Center at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu or 617-632-3322
In this class you will learn exercises of the mind/body through mindfulness awareness and fluid movement. These techniques will help you to relax, increase concentration, while utilizing the mind, body and spirit to help improve quality of life. This class is open to patients who have been newly diagnosed with cancer, are receiving treatment, or in remission. Family, friends and staff are welcome. Please call the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.