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Community Members Invited to FREE Weekly Cancer Wellness Programs at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township

January 21, 2020

People living with a cancer diagnosis are invited to join Jefferson Health cancer experts for FREE one-hour wellness programs held weekly at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township’s Center for Hope and Healing (900 Medical Center Drive, Suite 207, Sewell).

  • Nourishing Our Bodies During a Cancer Diagnosis (Mondays, 3-4 p.m.): Danielle Hall, MS, RD, will discuss healthful guidelines, supplements, and nutrient-dense foods to maximize nutrition during a cancer diagnosis.
  • Keep Moving: Benefits of Exercise for Patients with a Cancer Diagnosis (Tuesdays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.): A Jefferson Health Physical Therapy Assistant will discuss the benefits of a regular exercise routine, and the importance of staying active to optimize physical stamina and mental well-being.
  • Preparing for Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy (Wednesdays, 4:15 - 5:15 p.m.): Open to patients and their caregivers, participants learn how chemotherapy and immunotherapy work, as well as tips and tools for managing common side effects.
  • Coping with Cancer: Strategies for Managing Life After a Cancer Diagnosis (Fridays, 11 a.m. – Noon): A cancer diagnosis can cause many emotions, including fear, anxiety, and sadness. Social Worker Abigale Hassel, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, will discuss coping strategies and ways to alleviate stress.

To register, or for more information, call 856-218-5324 or visit JeffersonHealth.org/NJcancer.