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Living with Brain Tumors

  • Sat, Sep 20, 2014
  • 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Yawkey Conference Center, 3rd Floor
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  • 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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Bereavement Seminar: Dealing with the Death of a Parent or Sibling

  • 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.
  • Calendar: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

College Bound: Transitioning from the Cancer Experience to the College Campus

  • Thu, Oct 9, 2014
  • 5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Yawkey 3, Lavine Family Dining Pavillion
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  • Please join The School Liaison Program for a dinner and informational seminar for high school students and their parents.

    REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
    Please RSVP by October 3, 2014
    (617) 632-5909
    SchoolLiaisonProgram@dfci.harvard.edu
     

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September 2014
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Today - 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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Sunrise Qigong(6)
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 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.











































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, 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


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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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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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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Yoga at Dana-Farber(9)
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


Come and experience heart opening and relaxing yoga!


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. All levels welcome, mats and blocks are supplied. 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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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(10)
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


Come and experience heart opening and relaxing yoga!


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. All levels welcome, mats and blocks are supplied. 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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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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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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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(6)
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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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.  


Add to Calendar   
 
Tai Chi for Optimal Health with Ramel Rones
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith 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.











































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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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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