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Fighting Cancer with Your Fork

  • Tue, Feb 17, 2015
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • 40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
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  • Separate fact from fiction: Learn about the role of nutrition and a healthy lifestyle in cancer prevention and survivorship.  

     

    *A light lunch will be served.*   Please call 603-552-9134 to register as space may be limited.

     

    Presented by Michelle Horan, RD, LD.

     

     

  • Calendar: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Look Good Feel Better - Londonderry

  • Tue, Mar 3, 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 Financial Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis

  • Thu, Mar 12, 2015
  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  • 40 Buttrick Road, Suite B, Londonderry, NH 03053
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  • Are you worried about medical bills?  Wondering about disability?  Have questions about using money from your retirement fund?  Mike Bonacorsi, Certified Financial Planner (R) will be available during this "drop in" session to answer your questions about how a cancer diagnosis may impact your finances and ways to address it.

     

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

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January 2015
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Today - Monday, January 26, 2015


Brain Tumor Support Group
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, RN, OCN and Nancy Tharler, LICSW.


Registration is required. Please call Nancy Tharler to register at 617-632-3634. 


For more information on adult patient/family support groups & programs or to connect with a social worker at Dana-Farber/Brigham & Women’s Cancer Center call: (617) 632-3301 or visit www.dfci.org/supportgroups 

 


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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, January 27, 2015


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(69)
All Day Event
South End Community 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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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(74)
All Day Event
South End 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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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 330
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, January 28, 2015


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(70)
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 Women with Breast Cancer Telephone Support Group
All Day Event
Dial-in info provided upon request
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

A telephone support group offered through the Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer. For patients 43 years and younger.

Facilitated by Irene Goss-Werner, LICSW
Registration is required. Please call Julie Lonardo 617-632-3916.

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Gentle Hatha Yoga
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Zakim Center
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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Level I-Level II Hatha Yoga
12:15 PM-1:00 PM
Zakim Center
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.

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Living with Cancer Support Group(2)
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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Coping with Cancer Support Group-Milford
2:00 PM-3:30 PM
20 Prospect Street, Milford, 2nd Floor Conference
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. 

Presented by Ann Sullivan, LICSW and Adonica Racicot, RN

Call Ann Sullivan for more information 508-488-3783

Registration not required

Family members are welcome.

Refreshments provided.


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Facing Forward After Breast Cancer Treatment - Weymouth
6:00 PM-7:30 PM
3rd Fl. Conf. Room - 101 Columbian Street, South Weymouth, MA 02190
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.

 

Free parking is available in adjacent garage.

 


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Sleep 8? Feel Great!(2)
6:00 PM-7:00 PM
Yawkey Center, Room 308
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Do you have trouble falling asleep, or staying asleep at night? Learn a behavioral approach to address sleep problems without the use of medication. Registration is required.
 

To register or for more information, contact the Adult Survivorship Program @ 617-632-4523 or dfci_adultsurvivors@dfci.harvard.edu.
 


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Thursday, January 29, 2015


Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(75)
All Day Event
Neponset 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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Friday, January 30, 2015


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 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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