Programs for Hope and Healing

Programs for Hope and Healing



programs for hope and healingKennedy's Center for Hope and Healing promotes an optimum life experience for people with cancer, their family members and medical caregivers.

Through individual and group sessions, self expression through interaction with others, physical activities and various arts - is introduced and encouraged as an effective tool for coping with cancer.

Programs such as these are offered at some of the leading cancer centers in the country, including the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Duke University.  Kennedy is proud to offer these programs at no cost to those with cancer and their caregivers who entrust their care to us.

The following classes and support programs are offered:

Classes and Events

HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 03/30/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 03/31/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 03/31/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 03/31/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 04/01/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Rowan University Presents 'Music Medicine Sessions' - 04/01/2015
Join the Chateau Gardot Music Medicine Program of Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine for a free guided Music Medicine workshop that is sure to ease stress. Medical students will instruct participants through various drum exercises, will demonstrate how to create music with bells, and will provide song-writing instruction.

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Reflexology - 04/02/2015
Reflexology is a popular alternative therapy. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing. It is also used for post-operative or palliative care. Reflexology is recommended as a complementary therapy and should not replace medical treatment.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 04/02/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Evening - 04/02/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 04/03/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 04/06/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 04/07/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 04/07/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 04/07/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 04/08/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Young Women Breast Cancer Group - Young Survival Coalition - 04/08/2015
Designed for breast cancer survivors diagnosed in their 40s or younger, regardless of your current age, whether you have just been diagnosed, are still undergoing treatment or are several years out. Connect with others. Learn about available resources, ask questions, make new friends and be assured that you are not alone.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 04/09/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Evening - 04/09/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 04/10/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 04/13/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 04/14/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 04/14/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 04/14/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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The Healing Touch of Reiki Therapy - 04/15/2015
Reiki, called "touch therapy", involves placing the hands on or very near to a person's body. The Reiki practitioner attempts to transmit or deliver energy. Some people call this therapy "Healing Touch."

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Chair Yoga - 04/15/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Reflexology - 04/16/2015
Reflexology is a popular alternative therapy. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing. It is also used for post-operative or palliative care. Reflexology is recommended as a complementary therapy and should not replace medical treatment.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 04/16/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Evening - 04/16/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 04/17/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 04/20/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 04/21/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 04/21/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 04/21/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 04/22/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 04/23/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Evening - 04/23/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 04/24/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 04/27/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 04/28/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 04/28/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

logo

 

Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 04/28/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 04/29/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 04/30/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Evening - 04/30/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 05/01/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 05/04/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 05/05/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 05/05/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

logo

 

Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 05/05/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 05/06/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Free Skin Cancer Screenings - 05/06/2015
Area residents are invited to take part in Free skin cancer screenings at the Kennedy Cancer Center. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

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Rowan University Presents 'Music Medicine Sessions' - 05/06/2015
Join the Chateau Gardot Music Medicine Program of Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine for a free guided Music Medicine workshop that is sure to ease stress. Medical students will instruct participants through various drum exercises, will demonstrate how to create music with bells, and will provide song-writing instruction.

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Reflexology - 05/07/2015
Reflexology is a popular alternative therapy. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing. It is also used for post-operative or palliative care. Reflexology is recommended as a complementary therapy and should not replace medical treatment.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 05/07/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Evening - 05/07/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 05/08/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 05/11/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 05/12/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 05/12/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 05/12/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 05/13/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 05/14/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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'Fit for a Queen' Free Mastectomy and Lumpectomy Fitting Event - 05/14/2015
The Kennedy Cancer Center's Hope & Healing Boutique - and Certified Mastectomy Fitters (CMFs) - invite you to our private fitting event that addresses the needs of lumpectomy and reconstructive patients. It is extremely important to understand the physiology of a woman's shape to perfectly fit breast forms, shapers and bras to maintain symmetry and compensate for unevenness. Mary and Jennifer will work with you in the privacy of our Hope & Healing Boutique to help you understand your specific needs, allowing you to feel like yourself again and wear your clothes with comfort and confidence. Bras, swimsuits, and active wear will also be available for purchase.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Evening - 05/14/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 05/15/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 05/18/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 05/19/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 05/19/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 05/19/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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The Healing Touch of Reiki Therapy - 05/20/2015
Reiki, called "touch therapy", involves placing the hands on or very near to a person's body. The Reiki practitioner attempts to transmit or deliver energy. Some people call this therapy "Healing Touch."

logo

 

Chair Yoga - 05/20/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

logo

 

Reflexology - 05/21/2015
Reflexology is a popular alternative therapy. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing. It is also used for post-operative or palliative care. Reflexology is recommended as a complementary therapy and should not replace medical treatment.

logo

 

Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 05/21/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Evening - 05/21/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 05/22/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 05/26/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 05/26/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

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Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 05/26/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 05/27/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

logo

 

Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 05/28/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Evening - 05/28/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 05/29/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 06/01/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

logo

 

Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 06/02/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 06/02/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

logo

 

Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 06/02/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 06/03/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

logo

 

Reflexology - 06/04/2015
Reflexology is a popular alternative therapy. It promotes relaxation, improves circulation, reduces pain, soothes tired feet, and encourages overall healing. It is also used for post-operative or palliative care. Reflexology is recommended as a complementary therapy and should not replace medical treatment.

logo

 

Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 06/04/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Well-Being Yoga - Thursday Evening - 06/04/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 06/05/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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'My Journey with Breast Cancer' - 06/08/2015
A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing experience for the patient and the family. However, once the reality of the cancer diagnosis sets in, the patient and family may grow as they learn how to cope with issues and challenges that are seldom discussed. Join Dr. Barbara Chamberlain as she discusses her journey with breast cancer. Sharing these experiences/nuances with one another will provide a backdrop for a sensitive discussion.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 06/08/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

logo

 

Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 06/09/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Mindfulness and Meditation - 06/09/2015
With meditation at its core, mindfulness is a way to create a greater sense of peace and compassion for ourselves and our circumstances. Reduce stress on the body and mind. Learn the skills to live in the present and nurture yourself.

logo

 

Well-Being Yoga - Tuesday Evening - 06/09/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Chair Yoga - 06/10/2015
Chair Yoga is ideal for the person who finds it difficult to participate in traditional yoga class due to physical limitations or joint issues. All poses are performed seated or standing, using a chair as support.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 06/11/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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Hope and Healing Stitchers - Knitting and Crocheting Club - 06/12/2015
Join fellow community knitters and/or crocheters on an ongoing basis. Share and learn new skills, while working on community projects that will benefit Kennedy Cancer Center patients and their families. Please bring your own supplies and materials.

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HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 06/15/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Support Programs

Breast Cancer Support Group - 04/02/2015
If you are facing breast cancer, at any phase of treatment, join this support group and share your experiences with otheres who face the same issues. Receive valuable information and emotional support.

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Fighting Men-Fighting Cancer Prostate Support Group - 04/07/2015
For men coping with prostate cancer, this confidential education and support group provides helpful information to patients and caregivers.

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Living with Cancer - 04/15/2015
This program will help cancer survivors and caregivers adjust to everyday life once treatment is completed. We will discuss issues, such as body changes, long-term treatment effects, emotional and symptom management, legal rights, and proper follow-up care.

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Look Good - Feel Better - 04/21/2015
Volunteer beauty professionals lead groups of 6-10 women through practical hands-on use of makeup, skin and nail care and how to deal with hair loss during this free program. Each woman receives a free makeup kit to use during and after the workshop.

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Fighting Men-Fighting Cancer Prostate Support Group - 05/05/2015
For men coping with prostate cancer, this confidential education and support group provides helpful information to patients and caregivers.

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Breast Cancer Support Group - 05/07/2015
If you are facing breast cancer, at any phase of treatment, join this support group and share your experiences with otheres who face the same issues. Receive valuable information and emotional support.

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Young Women Breast Cancer Group - Young Survival Coalition - 05/13/2015
Designed for breast cancer survivors diagnosed in their 40s or younger, regardless of your current age, whether you have just been diagnosed, are still undergoing treatment or are several years out. Connect with others. Learn about available resources, ask questions, make new friends and be assured that you are not alone.

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Living with Cancer - 05/20/2015
This program will help cancer survivors and caregivers adjust to everyday life once treatment is completed. We will discuss issues, such as body changes, long-term treatment effects, emotional and symptom management, legal rights, and proper follow-up care.

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Fighting Men-Fighting Cancer Prostate Support Group - 06/02/2015
For men coping with prostate cancer, this confidential education and support group provides helpful information to patients and caregivers.

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Breast Cancer Support Group - 06/04/2015
If you are facing breast cancer, at any phase of treatment, join this support group and share your experiences with otheres who face the same issues. Receive valuable information and emotional support.

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Young Women Breast Cancer Group - Young Survival Coalition - 06/10/2015
Designed for breast cancer survivors diagnosed in their 40s or younger, regardless of your current age, whether you have just been diagnosed, are still undergoing treatment or are several years out. Connect with others. Learn about available resources, ask questions, make new friends and be assured that you are not alone.

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Look Good - Feel Better - 06/16/2015
Volunteer beauty professionals lead groups of 6-10 women through practical hands-on use of makeup, skin and nail care and how to deal with hair loss during this free program. Each woman receives a free makeup kit to use during and after the workshop.

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Living with Cancer - 06/17/2015
This program will help cancer survivors and caregivers adjust to everyday life once treatment is completed. We will discuss issues, such as body changes, long-term treatment effects, emotional and symptom management, legal rights, and proper follow-up care.

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Breast Cancer Support Group - 07/02/2015
If you are facing breast cancer, at any phase of treatment, join this support group and share your experiences with otheres who face the same issues. Receive valuable information and emotional support.

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Fighting Men-Fighting Cancer Prostate Support Group - 07/07/2015
For men coping with prostate cancer, this confidential education and support group provides helpful information to patients and caregivers.

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Young Women Breast Cancer Group - Young Survival Coalition - 07/08/2015
Designed for breast cancer survivors diagnosed in their 40s or younger, regardless of your current age, whether you have just been diagnosed, are still undergoing treatment or are several years out. Connect with others. Learn about available resources, ask questions, make new friends and be assured that you are not alone.

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Living with Cancer - 07/15/2015
This program will help cancer survivors and caregivers adjust to everyday life once treatment is completed. We will discuss issues, such as body changes, long-term treatment effects, emotional and symptom management, legal rights, and proper follow-up care.

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Fighting Men-Fighting Cancer Prostate Support Group - 08/04/2015
For men coping with prostate cancer, this confidential education and support group provides helpful information to patients and caregivers.

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Breast Cancer Support Group - 08/06/2015
If you are facing breast cancer, at any phase of treatment, join this support group and share your experiences with otheres who face the same issues. Receive valuable information and emotional support.

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Young Women Breast Cancer Group - Young Survival Coalition - 08/12/2015
Designed for breast cancer survivors diagnosed in their 40s or younger, regardless of your current age, whether you have just been diagnosed, are still undergoing treatment or are several years out. Connect with others. Learn about available resources, ask questions, make new friends and be assured that you are not alone.

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Look Good - Feel Better - 08/18/2015
Volunteer beauty professionals lead groups of 6-10 women through practical hands-on use of makeup, skin and nail care and how to deal with hair loss during this free program. Each woman receives a free makeup kit to use during and after the workshop.

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Living with Cancer - 08/19/2015
This program will help cancer survivors and caregivers adjust to everyday life once treatment is completed. We will discuss issues, such as body changes, long-term treatment effects, emotional and symptom management, legal rights, and proper follow-up care.

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Fighting Men-Fighting Cancer Prostate Support Group - 09/01/2015
For men coping with prostate cancer, this confidential education and support group provides helpful information to patients and caregivers.

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Breast Cancer Support Group - 09/03/2015
If you are facing breast cancer, at any phase of treatment, join this support group and share your experiences with otheres who face the same issues. Receive valuable information and emotional support.

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Young Women Breast Cancer Group - Young Survival Coalition - 09/09/2015
Designed for breast cancer survivors diagnosed in their 40s or younger, regardless of your current age, whether you have just been diagnosed, are still undergoing treatment or are several years out. Connect with others. Learn about available resources, ask questions, make new friends and be assured that you are not alone.

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Living with Cancer - 09/16/2015
This program will help cancer survivors and caregivers adjust to everyday life once treatment is completed. We will discuss issues, such as body changes, long-term treatment effects, emotional and symptom management, legal rights, and proper follow-up care.

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Breast Cancer Support Group - 10/01/2015
If you are facing breast cancer, at any phase of treatment, join this support group and share your experiences with otheres who face the same issues. Receive valuable information and emotional support.

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Fighting Men-Fighting Cancer Prostate Support Group - 10/06/2015
For men coping with prostate cancer, this confidential education and support group provides helpful information to patients and caregivers.

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Young Women Breast Cancer Group - Young Survival Coalition - 10/14/2015
Designed for breast cancer survivors diagnosed in their 40s or younger, regardless of your current age, whether you have just been diagnosed, are still undergoing treatment or are several years out. Connect with others. Learn about available resources, ask questions, make new friends and be assured that you are not alone.

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Look Good - Feel Better - 10/20/2015
Volunteer beauty professionals lead groups of 6-10 women through practical hands-on use of makeup, skin and nail care and how to deal with hair loss during this free program. Each woman receives a free makeup kit to use during and after the workshop.

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Living with Cancer - 10/21/2015
This program will help cancer survivors and caregivers adjust to everyday life once treatment is completed. We will discuss issues, such as body changes, long-term treatment effects, emotional and symptom management, legal rights, and proper follow-up care.

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Fighting Men-Fighting Cancer Prostate Support Group - 11/03/2015
For men coping with prostate cancer, this confidential education and support group provides helpful information to patients and caregivers.

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Breast Cancer Support Group - 11/05/2015
If you are facing breast cancer, at any phase of treatment, join this support group and share your experiences with otheres who face the same issues. Receive valuable information and emotional support.

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Young Women Breast Cancer Group - Young Survival Coalition - 11/11/2015
Designed for breast cancer survivors diagnosed in their 40s or younger, regardless of your current age, whether you have just been diagnosed, are still undergoing treatment or are several years out. Connect with others. Learn about available resources, ask questions, make new friends and be assured that you are not alone.

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Living with Cancer - 11/18/2015
This program will help cancer survivors and caregivers adjust to everyday life once treatment is completed. We will discuss issues, such as body changes, long-term treatment effects, emotional and symptom management, legal rights, and proper follow-up care.

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Fighting Men-Fighting Cancer Prostate Support Group - 12/01/2015
For men coping with prostate cancer, this confidential education and support group provides helpful information to patients and caregivers.

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Breast Cancer Support Group - 12/03/2015
If you are facing breast cancer, at any phase of treatment, join this support group and share your experiences with otheres who face the same issues. Receive valuable information and emotional support.

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Young Women Breast Cancer Group - Young Survival Coalition - 12/09/2015
Designed for breast cancer survivors diagnosed in their 40s or younger, regardless of your current age, whether you have just been diagnosed, are still undergoing treatment or are several years out. Connect with others. Learn about available resources, ask questions, make new friends and be assured that you are not alone.

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Look Good - Feel Better - 12/15/2015
Volunteer beauty professionals lead groups of 6-10 women through practical hands-on use of makeup, skin and nail care and how to deal with hair loss during this free program. Each woman receives a free makeup kit to use during and after the workshop.

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Living with Cancer - 12/16/2015
This program will help cancer survivors and caregivers adjust to everyday life once treatment is completed. We will discuss issues, such as body changes, long-term treatment effects, emotional and symptom management, legal rights, and proper follow-up care.

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Key Patient Contacts

Louise M. Baca RN MSN - Cancer Center Administrator
856-218-5321

Oncology Nurse Navigator
Appointment scheduling and treatment navigation.
856-218-5324

Abigale Hassel, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C - Social Worker
Patient support and information.
856-218-5322

Cancer Center Accreditations

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Upcoming Classes

HOPE - Helping Oncology Patients Exercise - 03/30/2015
Open to adult cancer patients of all ages and fitness levels. Research suggests exercise can help cancer patients reduce pain, nausea, anxiety and fatigue, improve ability to perform daily activities and enhance mood.

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Well-Being Yoga - Afternoon - 03/31/2015
Yoga, which increases flexibility, range of motion and strength, may bring additional benefits both during and after cancer treatments. When tension is released, energy flows more easily in the body, allowing participants to experience a sense of well-being.

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