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This webinar series focuses on how integrative therapies and nutrition can improve specific cancer symptoms and treatment side effects. Learn techniques and strategies you can do at home to help you feel your best.

All webinars are 6pm - 6:45pm and include a Question & Answer session.

Tuesday 4/20: Mindfulness and Acupressure for Trouble Sleeping

If you have trouble getting to sleep, staying asleep, or waking up, this workshop will teach you cognitive-behavioral strategies and acupressure techniques you can try at home to help improve your sleep.

Led by:
Daniel Hall, PhD (Staff psychologist, Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School)
Irene Martyniuk, Lic.Ac. M Ac. (Licensed Acupuncturist and Co-Director of the Katherine A. Gallagher Integrative Therapies Program)

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Thursday 4/29: Get Your Groove Back: The Role of Music and Other Lifestyle Strategies to Improve Fatigue

Fatigue is a common symptom experienced by many cancer patients and survivors and one that can significantly impact quality of life. In this webinar, we will explore ways to combat fatigue including physical activity, nutrition, and the important role that music can play.

Led by:
Amy Comander, MD (Director of Breast Oncology and Survivorship, Mass General Cancer Center at Waltham and at Newton-Wellesley)
Hannah Shefsky, MA, MT-BC (Board Certified Music Therapist)

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Mon 5/3: Regaining Strength and Balance

In this webinar we will discuss the causes of cancer-induced peripheral neuropathy and deconditioning, what is Cancer Rehabilitation, and things you can do at home to improve strength and balance.

Led by:
Loren Winters, ANP-BC (Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Yoga Teacher, and the Associate Director of Breast Cancer Survivorship at Mass General Cancer Center Waltham)
Sasha Knowlton, MD (Assistant Director of Cancer Rehabilitation and Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MGH/SRH/HMS)

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Tues 5/4: Improving Treatment-Related Bowel Changes through Nutrition

Many cancer treatments cause changes in bowel movements and frequency. Join us for a webinar discussing how to improve constipation and diarrhea with changes in your diet.

Led by:
Samantha Bateman MS, RDN, CSO, LDN (Clinical Dietitian)
Meagan Currell, MS, RD, LDN (Clinical Dietitian)

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Past Sessions

Monday 4/12: Nutrition and Acupressure: Self-Care Strategies for Nausea

Learn acupressure techniques you can do at home as well as nutrition tips and suggested foods to ease nausea. Watch video.

Led by:
Samantha Bateman MS, RDN, CSO, LDN (Clinical Dietitian)
Meagan Currell, MS, RD, LDN (Clinical Dietitian)
Mary Tricolli, RN, Lic. Ac., MAOM (Licensed Acupuncturist)

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