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Earring Design Workshop

  • Thu, Apr 30, 2015
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Zakim Center Creative Arts Studio (Located inside Blum Resource Center) - Yawkey 1 Lobby
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Look Good Feel Better - Londonderry

  • Tue, May 19, 2015
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • 40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry
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  • An American Cancer Society program for women. Come have fun while you learn beauty tips to help you look and feel better while undergoing cancer treatment.

     

    Please call 603-552-9134 to register as space may be limited.

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The Weight-Cancer Connection

  • Tue, Jun 16, 2015
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • 40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
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  • What's weight got to do with it? Learn how body weight impacts cancer and recurrence risk. We'll provide strategies and tips to help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

    A light lunch will be served.

    Presented by Michelle Horan, RD, LD


    Please call 603-552-9134 to register as space may be limited.

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April 2015
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Today - Tuesday, April 28, 2015


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(20)
All Day Event
Bowdoin Street Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Calendar
Dana-Farber’s Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974. Visit is on the Web at www.dana-farber.org/mammographyvan.

Dana-Farber’s Mammography Van is managed by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Mobile Health program and possesses a valid license and certificate of inspection issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

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Tai Chi for Optimal Health
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, 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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Sunset Qigong
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Melanoma Support Group(3)
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

This group offers you an opportunity to develop a peer network of shared understanding and support in a setting where you can discuss:


-Thoughts, concerns, experiences
-Communicating w/ loved ones
-Coping Strategies


Pre-registration is required:
To register or for more info: Contact Nancy Bailey at 617-632-3599
Facilitator: Nancy Bailey, RN

The Melanoma Caregiver Group meets at the same time at
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Call Frank McCaffrey 617 667-3525 for information.

Parking validated in Dana-Farber Yawkey Garage
 


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Wednesday, April 29, 2015


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(21)
All Day Event
Joseph Smith Community Health Center – Waltham
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Calendar
Dana-Farber’s Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston. To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974. Visit is on the Web at www.dana-farber.org/mammographyvan.

Dana-Farber’s Mammography Van is managed by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Mobile Health program and possesses a valid license and certificate of inspection issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

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Gentle Hatha Yoga
10:00 AM-10:45 AM
Stoneman Patient Services Suite, Smith Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar
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.havard.edu.

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Yogalates
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Stoneman Patient Services Suite, Smith Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

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 and friends are welcome. 

Patients in active treatment will need medical clearance from their physician prior to registration.


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Level I-Level II Hatha Yoga
12:15 PM-1:00 PM
Stoneman Patient Services Suite, Smith Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

This level 1 - level 2 class takes it up a notch and challenges you to the core. Learn asanas, pranayamas and a variety of yoga sequences that will challenge your body both mentally and physically. Return to your activities of daily living feeling energized and refreshed. Instructor: Ann Marie Turo. Classes are complimentary and open to patients, families and friends. Yoga mats are provided, or feel free to bring your own. Please contact the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.


 Patients in active treatment will need medical clearance from their physician prior to registration.

 


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Living with Cancer Support Group(8)
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
A support group for people living with cancer, including families and caregivers. Come talk with others who are faced with the same challenges. Please feel free to attend any or all of these sessions.

Joyce Austin, LICSW, OSW-C
Jo-Ann Sullivan, RN, OCN, Elliot Radiation Program


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Facing Forward After Breast Cancer Treatment(4)
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Smith 330
Event Type: Patient Education, Calendar
A 6-session series for breast cancer patients who have recently completed treatment. Dana-Farber clinicians provide information through presentations and group discussion.

Session 4: Sexuality and Intimacy After Cancer

Pre-registration is required. Contact Julie Salinger, LICSW at 617-582-8081. A commitment to attending all 6 sessions is encouraged.
Parking will be validated in the Yawkey/Dana-Farber Garage.

This program is offered by the Department of Care Coordination and the Breast Oncology Program with support from the Gillette Company Survivors Initiative.

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