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For All Survivors

FOR ALL SURVIVORS

Through virtual discussion groups and re-energizing forms of exercise, survivors of all cancer types can gain support and build their physical health with other members who are facing similar circumstances.

BREAST CANCER AFFECTS MORE THAN YOUR BREASTS: TREATMENT SIDE EFFECTS THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
In this virtual program, professionals from Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health will present on the following topics pertaining to the side effects of Breast Cancer treatment:

  • Carmen Morales, LCSW-R, Senior Social Worker – Anxiety, depression, and adjusting to survivorship
  • Mageda B. Mikhail, MD – The impact of breast cancer and its treatment on bone health
  • Dr. Virginia Sadock – Sexual issues related to breast cancer and breast cancer treatment

Thursday, November 11
6:30pm
Register


VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

If you are new to Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center, please contact Jill Rakusin, Intake Coordinator + Case Manager, 516.484.1545, ext. 171, jrakusin@sjjcc.org.

EXERCISE FOR WOMEN WITH BREAST/GYNECOLOGIC CANCER WITH NATALIE
Full-body conditioning tailored to meet the needs of breast/gynecologic cancer survivors. Lace up your sneakers and join us for a 45-minute workout and 10-minute post-class discussion.
Mondays, 11-11:45am
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 910 840 4450

DISCUSSION GROUP FOR BREAST/GYNECOLOGIC CANCER SURVIVORS IN TREATMENT 
Open to cancer survivors with breast and/or gynecologic cancer who are in treatment.  This is a place to connect with others, receive and share support and resources. Facilitated by Randy Hight, LCSW, OSW-C.
Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month, 12:15-1pm
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 812 6832 3991, Password: 818622, or dial in to 929.205.6099

POWER OF WORDS WRITING WORKSHOP WITH LESLIE POPKIN
People benefit from connecting with their thoughts and feeling and writing is a way to achieve that. Our weekly sessions – comprised of writers of all levels – easily form friendships and share what is on their minds. This mode of communication is so powerful for each participant, especially now during this challenging time.
Mondays, 2pm
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 883 5006 1111, Password: B8CAFm, or dial in to 929.205.6099

STRENGTH AND STRETCH WITH NATALIE  
A blended session of Pilates and yoga with a focus on breath-to-movement flow.
Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15am
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 831 9173 6746

DISCUSSION GROUP FOR CAREGIVERS OF CANCER SURVIVORS
Open to caregivers of cancer survivors with any type of cancer.  This is specifically for spouses and partners.  Join us to connect with others, receive and share support and resources. Facilitated by Randy Hight, LCSW, OSW-C.
Meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, 7-8pm
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 826 8553 9894, Password: 6Sp47C,
or, dial in to 929.205.6099

GENTLE YOGA WITH INBAR
Spend your morning by participating in a combination of postures, rhythmic breathing, and meditation to reduce fatigue, anxiety, and restore a feeling of wellness.
Thursdays, 11:15am-12pm
Please note: This group will not meet Thursday, November 25 (Thanksgiving)
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 811 4368 5561, Password: STS2021 or, dial in to 646.558.8656

MEN’S ONLY CANCER SURVIVOR DISCUSSION GROUP
This group is designed for male cancer survivors of any age to form connections, share resources, and support each other. Peer-led by Scott Gassman, cancer survivor, facilitator, and change management practitioner.
Meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month, 3pm
Please note: This group will meet Thursday, November 11 and Thursday, November 18
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 862 2008 3200, Password: 0XRNj1, or dial in to 929.205.6099

GENERAL EXERCISE FOR ALL WITH BONNIE
Full Body Conditioning tailored to meet the needs of all cancer survivors.
Fridays, 11-11:45am
Please note: This group will not meet Friday, November 26
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 836 5453 0806, Password: zkSGD5, or dial in to 929.205.6099

METASTATIC, ADVANCED, OR RECURRENT CANCER SURVIVOR DISCUSSION GROUP
Open to those with metastatic, advanced, or recurrent cancer. Offers a safe space to connect with others, receive and share support, and resources.
Fridays, 1:30 -2:15pm
Click here to join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 856 1763 3316, Password: 121776, or dial in to 929.205.6099

To view all NMCWC YouTube videos, click here.
Our growing collection of on-demand fitness videos can be found here.

We are always here for you! If you are in need of counseling, support, or resources, do not hesitate to reach out to us.

 

“I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate attending the water exercise class every Tuesday. I feel so much better since I have been attending class. A year ago I would not have believed just what this therapy has done for me”

Randy Hight, LCSW, OSW

Director of Cancer Wellness Center

(516) 484-1545 x213

Putting the well-being of those affected by cancer first is Randy Hight, the Director of Nancy Marx Cancer Wellness Center. Randy is a licensed clinical social worker and certified oncology…

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