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Music Therapy

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Music Therapy uses music or music-based experiences prescribed by specially trained therapists to influence positive changes in well-being. Music therapists create goals for treatment based on an assessment and evaluation of each participant’s needs and strengths.

Meditation

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Meditation is a practice that helps manage stress by quieting and relaxing the mind and body. A typical meditation session may involve mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), progressive muscle relaxation, and guided relaxation.

Art Therapy

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Art Therapy is the application of the visual arts and the creative process within a therapeutic relationship, provided by an art therapist, to support, maintain, and improve overall health. For individuals and families affected by cancer, art therapy can address the many psychosocial challenges in connection with their unique cancer experience.

Cooking for Wellness

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Nutrition classes include:
Cooking for Wellness,
Healthy High Calorie High Protein,
Plan Your Way to a Cancer Fighting Diet, and
Knife Skills

Nutrition Consultations

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Our Registered Dietitian is board-certified in oncology nutrition and can provide counseling and recommendations to adult patients on how to eat well before, during and after treatment. You will receive a dietary diary review and individualized dietary recommendations.

Yoga

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Yoga is a breath centered, mindful movement focused on building greater resilience in the nervous system, these breath centered yoga practices support each individual and their unique needs.

Qigong

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In Chinese, “Qi” means energy and “gong” means work or cultivation.  Qigong is a system of exercises using body, mind and breath to generate greater harmony and balance among the organ systems of the body, which improves general health and well-being. 

ReNEW

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ReNEW is a research-based program that offers a personalized exercise program to cancer patients. The program staff evaluates your current fitness level and develops a personalized exercise program to meet your needs.

Acupuncture

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Acupuncture is a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that is based on the theory that the human body is an organic whole that is connected by energy (Qi-pronounced “chee”) pathways called meridians (Jing Luo in Chinese). This practice involves the insertion of very fine, single-use needles into strategic points on the body.

Massage

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Oncology Massage Therapy is the use of modified, conventional massage techniques to better support a person with a current or previous history of cancer. Adjustments considered for an oncology massage session include, but are not limited to, massage pressure, patient positioning, site restrictions and session length.