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Managing the Effects of Cancer Treatment

DateBox EventDetailTime EventDetailLocation
Jul
16
Tue
Jul 16, 2019
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Herzstein Wellness Center
Cambridge, MA

Join Lynn Dreyfus from Mount Auburn Hospital's Rehab team in discussing the common side effects of treatment and how you can manage them proactively.

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The Herzstein Wellness Center is located on the third floor of the Wyman building off of the Oncology Department waiting room. 

Fees & Payment

This is a free service made possible by the generous support of the Sigmund E. Herzstein Jr. Trust, the Marino Foundation, the Crivello Fund, and the Hoffman Breast Center Fund.

Description

Gain more confidence and comfort over the course of your cancer treatment by understanding and learning to manage the various effects that chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery can have on your body. Physical Therapist Lynn Dreyfus from Mount Auburn Hospital's Rehab team will discuss the common side effects of treatment and how you can manage them proactively.

This session will cover:

  • Lymphedema
  • Neuropathy
  • Pain 
  • Loss of mobility after surgery or treat​ment
  • Fatigue 

During this session you will discover how you can take charge and feel as well as possible during and after your treatment; learn how to safely exercise and continue with the every day activities that makes you feel like yourself; and get an opportunity to have some of your questions answered. 

Contact

Amanda Baier, Wellness Coordinator at 617-499-5197 or send an email

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Date Time Location
1. Tue, July 16 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Herzstein Wellness Center

Location Details

  • Herzstein Wellness Center
    330 Mount Auburn Street
    Wyman Three
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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