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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

     

     

  • Calendar: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

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.

  • Calendar: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

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

     

  • Calendar: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

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September 2014
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Today - Monday, September 01, 2014


Sarcoma Support Group (Moved to Sept. 8th)
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Sarcoma Support Group
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Sarcoma Support Group
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Sarcoma Support Group
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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.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Tuesday, September 02, 2014


Lymphoma Support Group
12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Please join us in a monthly support group for people diagnosed with lymphoma. This is an opportunity to meet others, share experiences, comfort and support. Call-in options are available if you are unable to attend in person.

Facilitator: Kelly Drummond, MSW, LCSW

Registration is required. 

Please contact Kelly Drummond with questions or to register: 617-632-5963 or kellya_drummond@dfci.harvard.edu


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Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Support Group
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Smith Building 330
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

Please join us for a monthly support group for people with GI cancers. This is an opportunity for you to:

  • Connect with others with a similar diagnosis
  • Share information and resources
  • Gain tools to help you manage the emotional impact of diagnosis and treatment

Facilitated by: Jane Bausch, LICSW 

 

Registration is required: Contact Jane Bausch at 617-632-3309


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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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Knitting Circle (CANCELLED)
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Blum Resource Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar
Knitting Circle
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Knitting Circle
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Blum Resource Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar
Knitting Circle
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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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Living with Cancer Support Group(10)
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar
Living with Cancer Support Group
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Wednesday, September 03, 2014


Yoga at Dana-Farber
12:00 PM-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

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

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.

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


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Breast Cancer Support Group-Milford(4)
4:30 PM-5:30 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

An opportunity for women who would like to meet with others to explore ways to cope with their diagnosis and its effect on their lives through education and support.

Call Ann Sullivan at 508-488-3783 to register.

This program is free and refreshments will be provided.


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Yoga at Dana-Farber(2)
5:00 PM-6:00 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

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

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.

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


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Caring for the Caregiver-Milford(4)
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

This is a support group for those who have a loved one or friend with cancer. The program will provide practical information to support you in your role as a caregiver, as well as offer an opportunity to meet and gain support from others coping with similar issues.

Call Ann Sullivan, LICSW at 508-488-3783 to register.


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Thursday, September 04, 2014


Post Allo-Bone Marrow Transplant Telephone Support Group
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Dial-in information provided at registration
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
This telephone support group provides a place for patients to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.  Registration is required. Please call Tammy Weitzman at 617-632-4353.
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Caregiver Support Group
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for caregivers and family members of cancer patients. Registration is required.  Please call Ruth Cope at 617-817-6280 for more information and to register.
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Gynecologic and Breast Cancer Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Call for details
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
For caregivers of inpatients with a gynecologic or breast cancer diagnosis.  Lunch is provided.  For more information, please call Bobbi Allison at 617-732-5670.
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Post-Transplant Telephone Support Group
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, September 05, 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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Monday, September 08, 2014


A New Program to Help Adults with Cancer Manage Stress
1:00 AM-3:00 PM
Yawkey 308
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

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
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Blum Resource Center, Yawkey Center, Floor 1
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

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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What to Do When Survivorship is New
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Blum Resource Center, Yawkey Center, Floor 1
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

An educational seminar for adult cancer patients and their family and friends who have recently finished treatment.  Patients can learn what to expect after their treatment has ended, find out about services and resources to help you and your family during the transition and connect with other cancer survivors.

Registration is appreciated, but not required.  If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact the Adult Survivorship Program at 617-632-4523 or dfci_adultsurvivors@dfci.harvard.edu.


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Cancer to Health(5)
1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Yawkey Conference Center, Room 308
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Through this 8-session group, newly diagnosed cancer patients will learn:

  • Strategies to manage stress
  • Ways to lessen the impact of physical symptoms of cancer
  • Coping skills
Registration is required.  Please call Larisa Patacchiola at 617-582-7576 for more information and to register.


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Look Good...Feel Better- Weymouth(4)
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
101 Columbian Street, Weymouth
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
An American Cancer Society sponsored program for women.  Come have fun while you learn beauty tips to help you look and feel better while you're in treatment.  Class size is limited and registration is required.  PLease call 781-624-4793.
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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.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Stem Cell Transplant Survivors: Stress Management And Relaxation Training
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Yawkey Conference Center, Room 307
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

“Survivor Smart!” is a free, four-part stress management and relaxation class is for adult stem cell transplant patients who are no longer in active treatment. Class attendees will use iPads to connect with Dana-Farber experts who will lead sessions in learning to cope with stress, practice relaxation techniques, and share experiences in a supportive, educational environment. The first class will be held at Dana-Farber on July 8, but it will also be available via teleconference at Dana-Farber’s satellite centers in Londonderry, NH, and at South Shore Hospital. Other classes in the series will be held via iPad (on loan from Dana-Farber) on Mondays from 6 to 7 p.m.: Sept. 15, Sept. 22, and Sept. 29.

 

 

To register or learn more, contact Dana-Farber’s Adult Survivorship Program at 617-632-4523 or DFCI_AdultSurvivors@dfci.harvard.edu.

 


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Tuesday, September 09, 2014


Circle of Life
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

Support group in Spanish for women with cancer. This group is for Spanish speaking women in active treatment for cancer and for cancer survivors to share their experiences.

 

Group Facilitator: Rachel Allende, LICSW 

 

If you plan to join us, please call Rachel Allende: 617-582-7339


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Circulo De Vida: Support Group in Spanish for Women with Cancer
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for Spanish-speaking women with any cancer diagnosis.  Registration is required.  Please call Rachel Allende at 617-582-7339 for more information and to register.
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College and Cancer: Navigating Resources and Possibilities(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Blum Resource Center, Yawkey Center, Floor 1 or Via Telephone
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

 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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Fighting Cancer with Your Fork - Londonderry
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Separate fact from fiction:  Learn about the role of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle in cancer prevention and survivorship.  Presented by Michelle Horan, RD, LD, Dietician.

Please call 603-522-9134 to register, as space may be limited.


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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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Gynecologic Cancer Support Group
5:00 PM-6:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
This is an opportunity for women with gynecologic cancer to meet and discuss topics such as; living with uncertainty, communication with family and friends and the emotional impact of diagnosis and treatment.  Registration is required.  Please call Katelyn Uyehara at 617-632-6089 to register.
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“Coping mechanisms for young adults undergoing cancer treatment” Twitter Chat
8:00 PM-9:00 PM
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
The Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (@DanaFarberYAP) is hosting a series of Twitter chats (#YAPchat) to address the challenges facing young adults with cancer and the strategies they can use to cope. The chats will feature expert Karen Fasciano, PsyD, director of the Young Adult Program.

This chat will address coping mechanisms used by young adults undergoing cancer treatment. Follow the conversation on Twitter through the hashtag #YAPchat. Have a question you’d like to ask during the chat? Tweet them to @DanaFarberYAP.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(36)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Joseph Smith Community Health Center - Allston
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education
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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MSPCA-Angell Animal Medical Center Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
350 South Huntington Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment, please contact Sanjay Menon at smenon@mspca.org.
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Yoga at Dana-Farber
12:00 PM-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

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

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.

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


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Look Good...Feel Better-Milford(3)
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

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.

Call Christine Mort at 508-488-3704 to register.


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Coping with Cancer Support Group-Milford(3)
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A support group for men and women living with cancer. Discuss ways to cope with fear and anxiety and share hope and meaning with others facing similar challenges.

Call Ann Sullican, LICSW at 508-488-3783 for more information.

Registration is not required and family members are welcome.


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Yoga at Dana-Farber(2)
5:00 PM-6:00 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

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

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.

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


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Multiple Myeloma Patient & Caregiver Education and Discussion Group
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Yawkey 306 & 307
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar
Multiple Myeloma Patient & Caregiver Education and Discussion Group
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Prostate Cancer Support Group
5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 308 & 309
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
The Prostate Health Education Network focuses on the needs of Black men diagnosed with prostate cancer. For more information please call Athene Wilson-Glover at 617-632-4860.
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Prostate Cancer Support Group-Weymouth(2)
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
101 Columbian Street, Weymouth
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
This is an opportunity for men with prostate cancer to share experiences, information and resources.  Facilitated by: Michael Gutierrez, Clinical Social Worker.   Please call 781-624-4793 for more information.
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Thursday, September 11, 2014


Gynecologic and Breast Cancer Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Call for details
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
For caregivers of inpatients with a gynecologic or breast cancer diagnosis.  Lunch is provided.  For more information, please call Bobbi Allison at 617-732-5670.
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Friday, September 12, 2014


Bank of Canton Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
490 Turnpike Street, Canton, MA 02021
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive, please contact Colleen Reardon at creardon@thebankofcanton.com.
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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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Saturday, September 13, 2014


Blood Drive in Memory of Anne Havlin
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
122 Canton Street, Stoughton, MA 02072
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive please contact the Blood Drive Team at blooddonor@partners.org.
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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(37)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Eagle Heights Church - Revere, MA
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, 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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Monday, September 15, 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.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(38)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Longwood Medical Area - Boston Children's Hospital
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, 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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Neuroedocrine and Carcinoid Seminar Support Group Series(3)
12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Smith Building 330
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

A series devoted to patients and families affected by neuroendocrine and carcinoid tumors. Patients are caregivers and invited for the first hour. Separate patient and caregiver discussion groups follow during the second hour.

Jane Bausch, LICSW and Susan Englander, LISCW 

Seminar 12:00 PM - 1:00PM

Seperate patient and caregivers 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Please call 617-632-3309 to register


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Live Video Webchat: The Latest in Ovarian Cancer Treatment and Research
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Patient Education, Calendar
Join Ursula Matulonis, MD, medical director of the Gynecologic Oncology Program, and gynecologic oncologists Panos Konstantinopoulos, MD, PhD, and Susana Campos, MD, MPH for a live panel discussion presented by the Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber. The discussion will include information on the latest research, treatment options, and clinical trials for ovarian cancer. Tune in live at dana-farber.org/webchats. Do you have a question for the panel? Email webchats@dfci.harvard.edu.
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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.
Add to Calendar   
 
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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Wednesday, September 17, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(39)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
The Dimock Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, 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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BWHMGH Health Center Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
20 Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA 02035
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this event, please contact Jessica Tancrell at fxbinfo@partners.org.
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Yoga at Dana-Farber
12:00 PM-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

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

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.

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


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Yoga at Dana-Farber(2)
5:00 PM-6:00 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

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

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.

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


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Young Adults with Cancer Support Group(8)
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Dana 2001B
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, September 18, 2014


Gynecologic and Breast Cancer Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Call for details
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
For caregivers of inpatients with a gynecologic or breast cancer diagnosis.  Lunch is provided.  For more information, please call Bobbi Allison at 617-732-5670.
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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, September 19, 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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Saturday, September 20, 2014


Living with Brain Tumors
7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Yawkey Conference Center, 3rd Floor
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

At this education event for patients and families, specialists from the Center for Neuro-Oncology will share updates on brain tumor treatment and tips for managing treatment and side effects.  Topics will include clinical trials, scientific advances, cognitive issues, and integrative therapies.

 
Complimentary parking, light breakfast and lunch will be provided.  To register call 617-632-2501 or email braintumored@partners.org.
 
Complete program information can be found here.

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Holy Name Parish Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Parish Hall, 525 West Roxbury Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment for this drive, please contact Kevin Shea at kevinshea114@gmail.com.
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Monday, September 22, 2014


Stage IV Breast Cancer Support Group(2)
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Patient Education, Calendar
An opportunity for those with stage IV (metastatic) breast cancer to share emotional support.  Registration is required.  Please call Liz Farrell at 617-632-5606 for more information and to register.
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Brain Tumor Support Group(4)
1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for brain tumor patients and their caregivers. Facilitated by Debra LaFrankie and nancy Tharler.  Registration is required.  Please call 617-632-3634 for more information and to register.
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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.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Tuesday, September 23, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(40)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Bowdoin Street Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, 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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AECOM Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
66 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule an appointment, please contact Greg Mirliss at gm.memorial.drive@gmail.com.
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Look Good...Feel Better - Londonderry
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
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.
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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(6)
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Smith 330
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar, Calendar

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

  • Thought, concerns, experiences
  • Communicating with family, friends , co-workers
  • Ways of Coping

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

 

Deaconess Medical Center. Call Frank McCaffrey 617 667-3525


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Wednesday, September 24, 2014


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(41)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Joseph Smith Community Health Center - Waltham
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, 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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Yoga at Dana-Farber
12:00 PM-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

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

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.

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


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Coping with Cancer Support Group-Milford(4)
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A support group for men and women living with cancer. Discuss ways to cope with fear and anxiety and share hope and meaning with others facing similar challenges.

Call Ann Sullican, LICSW at 508-488-3783 for more information.

Registration is not required and family members are welcome. 


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Yoga at Dana-Farber(2)
5:00 PM-6:00 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

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

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.

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


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Thursday, September 25, 2014


Muslims for Life Blood Drive
9:00 AM-3:00 PM
22 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
To schedule and appointment, please contact the Blood Drive Team at blooddonor@partners.org.
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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(42)
9:00 AM-5:30 PM
Brookside Community Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, 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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Gynecologic and Breast Cancer Caregiver Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Call for details
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
For caregivers of inpatients with a gynecologic or breast cancer diagnosis.  Lunch is provided.  For more information, please call Bobbi Allison at 617-732-5670.
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Friday, September 26, 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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Post Allo-Bone Marrow Transplant Telephone Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Dial-in information provided at registration
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
This telephone support group provides a place for patients to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.  Registration is required. Please call Tammy Weitzman at 617-632-4353.
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Saturday, September 27, 2014


GIM Discussion Group-Milford
2:00 AM-3:00 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies are invited to join in a discussion of common challenges during treatment and survivorship.  Family members are welcome.

Please call Ann Sullivan, LICSW at 508-488-3783 for more information and to register.


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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, September 29, 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.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Bereavement Seminar: Dealing with the Death of a Parent or Sibling
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
A seminar for adults whose parent or sibling was a patient at Dana-Farber/BWCC or any satellite location.  Facilitated by Sue Morris. Registration is required.  Please call 617-632-2490 for more information and to register.
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