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Counseling & Stress Management

Stress and anxiety are correlated to overall wellness and healing. The Cancer Support Center provides comprehensive counseling and stress management programs that are delivered by high quality professionals. Counseling in private sessions or support group environments can help you and your loved ones cope with emotional responses, manage stress and find effective ways to communicate with family members and healthcare providers. Family, child and couples counseling are also offered.

Call to schedule a Personal Planning Session (PPS) with a counselor to create a program plan that is right for you.

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 INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY THERAPY
ART & JOURNALING GROUPS
SURVIVOR & CAREGIVERS GROUPS
BEREAVEMENT GROUPS
FAMILY COUNSELING • KIDS CLUB
DISTRESS SCREENING • CONSULTATIONS
GUIDED IMAGERY • MEDITATION

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Education & Networking

The Cancer Support Center has a resource library at each location to help you gain insight and information about cancer.  The Center provides an array of networking opportunities for you, whether you are a patient or a caregiver.  In meeting other people who are on a similar path, you are able to gain a sense of comfort and companionship.

When you are first diagnosed and receive treatment options, the amount of information can be overwhelming and difficult to comprehend. The Cancer Support Center provides an array of educational workshops and networking opportunities for you, whether you are a patient or a caregiver
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LENDING LIBRARY •  COUNSELING
SPECIFIC CANCER-RELATED GROUPS
INFORMATION • NETWORKING GROUPS
SUPPORT GROUPS • MONTHLY FAMILY ACTIVITIES

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Fitness & Physical Wellness

The Cancer Support Center offers a variety of physical activities that can reduce pain and inflammation caused by treatment side-effects. Reduce stress and anxiety through gentle activity and gain breathing techniques. Get in shape with other participants who might have similar cancer related physical side effects.

Cancer and its treatment alters our bodies, often causing us to reduce our physical activity to  avoid harming our bodies or causing increased pain. At The Cancer Support Center, we have specially designed programs that gently provide fitness and physical activities that will ease your body back into shape.

 

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YOGA • TAI CHI
DANCE •  ZUMBA • WALKING CLUB
THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE • REIKI

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Nutrition & Diet

The Cancer Support Center offers a range of nutritional information and training workshops to support wellness during and post treatment. Healthy eating is a key component for keeping your body strong and will lessen inflammation in survivors. Individual consults with a nutrition consultant for advice on your specific cancer experience, and other special programming.

Learn about the most nutrient-dense and cancer-fighting foods and how to incorporate them into your life. Our nutrition classes offer the most current information and step-by-step strategies that will encourage an optimal diet.

Programming includes: Colon Cancer Nutrition, Juicing, Energy and Weight Management Seminars, Detoxification and Recovery Seminars, Healthy Living, Special Programs, and One-on-One Diet Programming

CANCER-FIGHTING COOKING RECIPES

May 2020
Chef Marcia – BBQ Pulled Pork & Coleslaw

March 2020
Thai It Up Chicken Soup
Harvest Bowl

March 2018
Vegan Garlic Alfredo Sauce
Cranberry & Thyme Vegan Cheese Ball & Vegan Parmesan Cheese

FEBRUARY 2018
CHICKPEA NUGGETS
MOROCCAN LENTIL SOUP RECIPE FROM THE ABUNDANCE DIET

JANUARY 2018

October 2017

Apple Cider Braised Greens
Braised Greens & Cannellini Bean Panini
Delightfully Baked Apples 

September 2017
Cabbage Rolls
Sweet Cabbage Salad
Spicy Roasted Cabbage Wedges

August 2017

Chia, Lemon & Strawberry Zucchini Muffins
Zucchini Corn Cakes
Raw Avocado Pesto Zucchini Noodles

July 2017

No Cook Summer Recipes

June 2017

May 2017
Vegan Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers
Sweet Potatoes with Cabbage
Sweet Potato Rice Pudding

October 2016
Quinoa Pumpkin Seed Granola
Vegan Pumpkin Fro-yo Pumpkin Smoothie
Pumpkin Cashew Cream Cake and Raw Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream
Caramel Fudge with Chocolate Pecan Ganache

ENHANCING FLAVOR WITH SPICES RECIPES

March 2018

February 2018

November 2017

Squash

October 2017

Soups
Sauerkraut & Kimchee

September 2017

Tomatoes

August 2017

Tomato, Basil and Corn Recipes
Zucchini Tots

June 2017


April 2017

Hail to Kale

October 2016

Homemade Bar Soap

August 2017
Quick Pickling Guide
Pickled Watermelon
Quick Pickled Vegetables

July 2017
Eco-Friendly Soap and Spray

June 2017


May 2017

March 2017

Overnight Oats

February 2017
Mason Jar Salads

January 2017

Avocado Basil Dressing

March 2016

MISCELLANEOUS RECIPES

Health Watchers – January 2018
Panzanella with White Beans
Minestrone Soup

Evening Cooking Demo – April 2016

Flat Bread Recipes
Kitchen Creations with Chef Marcia – March 2016
Corn Beef

Kitchen Creations with Chef Marcia – January & February 2016
Tapas Menu
Beautiful Blackberry Balsamic Dressing
Salmon with Tomato and Thyme Marinade
Light Alfredo Sauce 
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Body Image

Many women with cancer find themselves dealing with changes in their appearance as a result of their cancer treatment. We know that part of having cancer is becoming used to a “new” body, one that can be frustrating or unrecognizable. It’s important to know The Center is here to offer advice and support to help you cope with these changes. Each location has a private wig fitting room to help with treatment-related hair loss. The Center’s dedicated wig boutiques are designed to give you a personalized experience. Our compassionate staff will work with you to find a great match for your style.

 

• Gain the latest cancer information through our extensive resource library.IMGP3790

•  Network with others to learn from those who are going through similar experiences.

•  Link to programs to reduce fear, stress, pain and side-effects.

•  Connect with community resources to help with immediate and ongoing needs.

 

 

WIGS  • HAIR ACCESSORIES • BREAST PROSTHETICS • INFORMATION • COSMETIC WORKSHOPS •  COUNSELING • INCONTINENCE • SEXUALITY PROGRAMS • NETWORKING GROUPS • LENDING LIBRARY

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