Using Meditation to Reduce Cancer Related Anxiety

Julie Lanford Uncategorized

In November, we had Jacob Felder come to talk with our lung cancer group about meditation. Meditation has a lot of benefits. Specifically, for our group, we focused on how simple meditation can help lower the anxiety resulting from a diagnosis of cancer. Benefits of Meditation: Reduces stress… Clears the mind… Increases energy… Improves sleep… Relieves pain… Lowers blood pressure… Reduces …

‘Talking About It’ WEBINAR. Tips for communicating about cancer.

Julie Lanford Uncategorized

REGISTER HERE! How to talk about cancer can be very touchy. If you’re the person facing a diagnosis, you want to communicate the right information without giving too much information. You want to be honest, but also not scare your loved ones. For caregivers and friends, sometimes you don’t know what to say. You have your own emotions about it …

LCAM: Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Hug a lung cancer survivor this month (and every other month)!

Julie Lanford Uncategorized

When it comes to preventing lung cancer, many people think it’s a simple prescription: Don’t smoke. While there’s no question that smoking is the most influential risk factor for developing lung cancer, most people diagnosed with lung cancer are former smokers, or never smokers. Facing a lung cancer diagnosis is scary for patients and their families and friends. Often, rather than …

From Our Cancer Dietitian: Meals to Prep and Freeze Ahead

Julie Lanford Uncategorized

Our Wellness Director, Julie Lanford, shares some recipes you can use for meal planning and prepare and freeze. Check out the full article here: http://www.cancerdietitian.com/2015/07/qa-what-do-you-recommend-for-meals-to-prep-at-the-beginning-of-the-week-to-freeze-for-later.html    

Celebrating 60 Years of Services ~ Survivors: Past, Present & Future

Willonda Thomas Uncategorized

Survivors ~ Past, Present and Future When you give to Cancer Services, you are giving directly to your neighbors, church members, and people you see around town. Families that need a lift from the daily struggles of cancer, and families who need financial help, are all impacted by your giving…and have been for the past 60 years.  As we considered …