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Mindfulness and Meditation Fair

  • Wed, May 25, 2016
  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Yawkey Conference Center, 3rd Floor, Room 306
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What is Oral Chemotherapy? Educational Program

  • Tue, May 31, 2016
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Eleanor and Maxwell Blum Patient and Family Resource Center, Yawkey 1
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  • What is Oral Chemotherapy? 

    ¿Que es la quimoterapia por via oral? - un inteprete profesional en persona estara disponible

     

    Led by Clare Sullivan, Manager of Patient Education, this session is for patients, families, and caregivers. The session will review oral chemotherapy, common side effects, precautions for home, and when to call your cancer team.

     

    Participants are invited to bring their own lunch. 

    Participants are welcome in person or on the phone at (866) 763-0680, and use passcode 8530531. To register, please call (617) 632-5570.

     

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Mobile Music Open Studio

  • Experience the new Mobile Music Studio, and explore how creativity through music is a therapeutic and enriching tool for stress and pain management. Using the technology of a fully functioning recording studio, patients can learn studio basics during our drop-in hours or schedule studio time to write and record your own music. No experience is necessary. This program is led by the Zakim Center's Expressive Therapies manager, Heather Woods, MT-BC. Contact the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies for any questions: 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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May 2016
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Today - Wednesday, May 25, 2016


Dana-Farber's Mammography van(32)
All Day Event
Charles River community health - Waltham
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Calendar

The van provides digital screening mammography to the women of greater boston.

 

To learn more or scheduele an appointment, please call us at 617-632-1974 or visit www.dana-farber.org/mammographyvan.


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Gentle Hatha Yoga
10:00 AM-10:45 AM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

This gentle Hatha Yoga class is open to patients, families and friends that have been newly diagnosed with cancer, receiving treatment, or in remission. Instructor, Ann Marie Turo will guide you in gentle stretches and breathing techniques that will calm you and leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed. Classes are complimentary and yoga mats are provided. Please contact the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.  


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Spirituality and Cancer Workshop Series: Centering Prayer vs. Transcendental Meditation
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Eleanor and Maxwell Blum Patient and Family Resource Center, Yawkey 1
Event Type: Site Navigation, Calendar Types, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Led by Dana-Farber's Chaplain, Yaroslav Nalsnyk, MD, this group series addresses the important role of spirituality in coping with cancer.

Participants are invited to bring their own lunch.

Participants are welcome in person or on the phone at (866) 763-0680, and use passcode 8530531. To register, please call (617) 632-5570.


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Mindfulness and Meditation Fair
11:00 AM-2:00 PM
Yawkey Conference Center, 3rd Floor, Room 306
Event Type: Site Navigation, Calendar Types, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Join us for demonstrations of guided imagery meditation, yoga, tai chi, and other mindfulness and meditation practices.
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Yogalates
11:00 AM-11:45 AM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

This one-hour class fuses the practices of Hatha Yoga and Pilates and is open to patients who have been newly diagnosed with cancer, and receiving treatment, or are in remission. This class will work on building strength, endurance, and flexibility, while toning the deep core muscles. Yoga mats will be provided, or you may bring your own. Family, friends and staff are welcome. Registration is required for this class and patients will need medical clearance from their physician. Please contact the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu. 


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Writing Towards Wellness Workshop
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
Eleanor and Maxwell Blum Patient and Family Resource Center, Yawkey 1
Event Type: Site Navigation, Calendar Types, Health and Wellness, Calendar

Led by author, Claire Willis, LICSW, you will learn writing techniques to jump start journals, memoir writing exercises, and written legacies for friends and family.

Participants are invited to bring their own lunch.

Participants are welcome in person or on the phone at (866) 763-0680, and use passcode 8530531. To register, please call (617) 632-5570.


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Young Adult Cancer Support Group
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
Young Adult Cancer Support Group
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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
Facing Forward After Breast Cancer Treatment - Weymouth
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Thursday, May 26, 2016


Dana-Farber's Mammography van(33)
All Day Event
Manet community health center at houghs neck
Event Type: Site Navigation, Calendar Types, Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Calendar

The van provides digital screening mammography to the women of greater boston.

To learn more or scheduele an appointment, please call us at 617-632-1974 or visit www.dana-farber.org/mammographyvan.


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Mindfulness Meditation (Thursdays)
11:00 AM-11:45 AM
Stoneham Patients Services Suite, Smith Bldg., Room 330
Event Type: Site Navigation, Calendar Types, Health and Wellness, Calendar

Mindfulness meditation can help you relax, reduce anxiety, stress and negative emotions as well as increase your sense of well-being. In this one hour class, you will learn techniques to help focus your mind on the present moment to raise awareness of your thoughts with acceptance, patience, and compassion.

 

This class is open to patients who have been newly diagnosed with cancer, are receiving treatment, or are in remission. Family, friends, and staff are also welcome.


Sessions are led by Patty Arcari, RN, PhD, Program Manager for Meditation and Mindfulness Programming, Zakim Center. Please contact the Zakim Center for more information at 617-632-3322 or email zakim_center@dfci.harvard.edu


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Zakim Center Drum Circle
1:00 PM-1:45 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Explore, express, and experience the empowering effects of drum circles with music therapist Heather Smist as your guide. We'll learn how drumming can reduce stress and increase self-awareness, then practice it ourselves. Drums provided. No experience necessary. Call 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu to register. Open to patients, family members and staff.

 


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Coping with Cancer Support Group-Milford(2)
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.

Call Ann Sullivan, LICSW for more information: 508-488-3783. Registration is not required. Family members are welcome.

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Live Music and Meditation (Thursdays)
2:15 PM-3:00 PM
Stoneham Patient Services Suite, Smith Bldg., Room 330
Event Type: Site Navigation, Calendar Types, Health and Wellness, Calendar

Explore how music can help you decrease stress, anxiety, and pain, as well as guide you to a place of increased relaxation.

Program led by the Leonard P. Zakim Center's Expressive Therapies Manager, Heather Woods, MT-BC. Open to DFCI patients, family members and staff.

To register, please contact the Zakim Center at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu or 617-632-3322


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Friday, May 27, 2016


Qigong(1)
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

In this class you will learn exercises of the mind/body through mindfulness awareness and fluid movement. These techniques will help you to relax, increase concentration, while utilizing the mind, body and spirit to help improve quality of life. This class is open to patients who have been newly diagnosed with cancer, are receiving treatment, or in remission. Family, friends and staff are welcome. Please call the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.


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Tai Chi(1)
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
This class will focus on gentle movements and exercises. Learn and practice sitting or standing techniques, as well as slow moving meditation focusing on deep breathing and posture to help relax the mind and strengthen the body. This class is open to patients who have been newly diagnosed with cancer, are receiving treatment, or in remission. Family, friends and staff are welcome. Please call the Zakim Center to register at 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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Mobile Music Open Studio
1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Smith Building, Room 330
Event Type: Site Navigation, Calendar Types, Health and Wellness, Calendar
Experience the new Mobile Music Studio, and explore how creativity through music is a therapeutic and enriching tool for stress and pain management. Using the technology of a fully functioning recording studio, patients can learn studio basics during our drop-in hours or schedule studio time to write and record your own music. No experience is necessary. This program is led by the Zakim Center's Expressive Therapies manager, Heather Woods, MT-BC. Contact the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies for any questions: 617-632-3322 or email Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.
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Monday, May 30, 2016


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 603-674-3770 to register and for other days, times, and/or locations.


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Tuesday, May 31, 2016


Dana-Farber's Mammography van(34)
All Day Event
Bowdoin street health center
Event Type: Site Navigation, Calendar Types, Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Calendar

The van provides digital screening mammography to the women of greater boston.

To learn more or scheduele an appointment, please call us at 617-632-1974 or visit www.dana-farber.org/mammographyvan.


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