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Biohazard Control Committee Meeting

  • To comply with Boston Public Health Commission Biological Laboratory Regulations, the public is invited to a Biohazard Control Committee meeting at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on December 18, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. in the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care, Room 307, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA. The facility is handicapped accessible.
  • Calendar: Community Outreach, Calendar

Live Webchat: The Latest News in Treatment for Blood Cancers and Disorders

  • Learn more about the latest research for pediatric and adult blood cancers and disorders.

    Tune in live at: dana-farber.org/ash

    Following the 2014 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting, Kenneth Anderson, MD, director of Dana-Farber’s Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Program and LeBow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics, and David Williams, MD, chief of Hematology/Oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital and associate chair of Pediatric Oncology at Dana-Farber, will answer questions live. Email questions to webchats@dfci.harvard.edu.
     

  • Calendar: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Including Complementary Therapies in Your Cancer Treatment

  • Thu, Jan 15, 2015
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • 40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
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  • The nursing staff at Dana-Farber/NHOH is pleased to announce they now offer Reiki and Therapeutic Touch. Come to this educational program to learn more about these complimentary therapies and others that can enhance your treatment.  Presented by Kaitlin Chesnulevich, RN and Cindy Maio, RN.

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

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December 2014
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Today - Wednesday, December 17, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(64)
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.

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Young Adults with Cancer Support Group
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

For patients in their 20's and 30's who are in treatment or recently completed treatment.

 

This support group offers young adults a chance to talk with others who share a similar cancer experience.

This support group is free of charge and open to the public; you do not need to be a Dana-Farber patient to attend.

 

Registration is required. Contact Bruce MacDonald, LICSW at (617) 632-5657 or bmacdonal1@partners.org


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Thursday, December 18, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(65)
All Day Event
Brockton Neighborhood 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.

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Biohazard Control Committee Meeting
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Yawkey Center, Room 307
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To comply with Boston Public Health Commission Biological Laboratory Regulations, the public is invited to a Biohazard Control Committee meeting at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on December 18, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. in the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care, Room 307, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA. The facility is handicapped accessible.
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Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
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


Mindfulness is a way to pay attention to the present moment in a way that fosters love, kindness and self-care. Join us in practicing three different meditations, all of which can be useful in daily life to soothe mind and body. No prior experience is necessary--only a willingness to be present. Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Writing Your Story: From Blog to Memoir
12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Blum Resource Center, 1st Floor, Yawkey
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

Writing can be a powerful tool. Join us when Amy Boesky, a professor of literature and creative nonfiction at Boston College and author of “What We Have,” leads a series of writing workshops. Explore the craft of personal writing and share your work in a supportive environment. We’ll do some talking, writing and sharing at each meeting. All levels welcome; no writing experience required!

Bring: Notebook, Pen and a sense of creative adventure!


Registration Appreciated by 3 days prior to each session: Call (617) 632-4235
Complimentary Program Open to All

This is a joint program of the Blum Resource Center and the
Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies.
 


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Live Webchat: The Latest News in Treatment for Blood Cancers and Disorders
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Webchat
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Learn more about the latest research for pediatric and adult blood cancers and disorders.

Tune in live at: dana-farber.org/ash

Following the 2014 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting, Kenneth Anderson, MD, director of Dana-Farber’s Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Program and LeBow Institute for Myeloma Therapeutics, and David Williams, MD, chief of Hematology/Oncology at Boston Children’s Hospital and associate chair of Pediatric Oncology at Dana-Farber, will answer questions live. Email questions to webchats@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Post-Transplant Telephone Support Group(2)
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Telephone
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

This  support group provides a place for patients currently 1-2 years post-allogenic stem-cell transplant to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.

Registration is required.  Please contact Tammy Weitzman, LICSW at 617-632-4353 to register.


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Friday, December 19, 2014


Kraft Family Blood Donor Center Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Linden Ponds
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Calendar
Linden Ponds
300 Linden Ponds Way, Hingham, MA 02043
VIEW MAP (https://goo.gl/maps/ZQ3uX)
Contact: Betty O'Reilly (781) 534-7234


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Sunrise Qigong (NO CLASS)
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. For adult patients, family members and caregivers. All levels welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health with Ramel Rones
11:30 AM-1:00 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. For more information or to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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Sunday, December 21, 2014


Kraft Family Blood Donor Center Blood Drive(2)
8:00 AM-1:00 PM
St. Ann by the Sea
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Calendar
St. Ann by the Sea
591 Ocean Street, Marshfield, MA 02050
VIEW MAP (https://goo.gl/maps/xX5Mh)
Contact: Blood Drive Team (mailto: blooddonor@partners.org)

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Monday, December 22, 2014


Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

 

Please call 603-670-0302 to register and for other days, times, and/or locations.


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Tuesday, December 23, 2014


Tai Chi for Optimal Health (NO CLASS)
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 (NO CLASS)
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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Thursday, December 25, 2014


Mindfulness Meditation with Elana Rosenbaum, MS, LICSW (NO CLASS)
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
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


Mindfulness is a way to pay attention to the present moment in a way that fosters love, kindness and self-care. Join us in practicing three different meditations, all of which can be useful in daily life to soothe mind and body. No prior experience is necessary--only a willingness to be present. Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Friday, December 26, 2014


Sunrise Qigong (NO CLASS)(2)
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. For adult patients, family members and caregivers. All levels welcome.


Registration required. For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health with Ramel Rones (NO CLASS)
11:30 AM-1:00 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. For more information or to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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Saturday, December 27, 2014


Facing Forward After Breast Cancer Treatment - Weymouth
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
101 Columbian Street, Weymouth
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Barbara Schnider-Ellis, LICSW and breast cancer survivor Jean Leavitt work to empower women through education and support in facing the many challenges in moving forward in their lives.  Registration is requested, but drop-ins are most welcome.  Please call 781-624-4797.
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Monday, December 29, 2014


Kraft Family Blood Donor Center Blood Drive(3)
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
221 Longwood
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Calendar
221 Longwood
221 Longwood, Boston, MA
VIEW MAP (https://goo.gl/maps/W046T)
Contact: Blood Drive Team (mailto:blooddonor@partners.org)


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Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

 

Please call 603-670-0302 to register and for other days, times, and/or locations.


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Tuesday, December 30, 2014


Kraft Family Blood Donor Center Blood Drive(4)
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Joslin Diabetes Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Calendar
Joslin Diabetes Center
1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215
VIEW MAP (https://goo.gl/maps/P2fCR)
Contact: Jeff Bright (mailto:jeff.bright@joslin.harvard.edu)


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Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Smith 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for caregivers and family members of cancer patients.

Facilitated by Ruth Cope, Ph.D., LICSW

Registration required. Please call Ruth Cope: 617-817-6280

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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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