Living Well Beyond Cancer is based ont he Chronic Disease Self-Management Program researched and developed at Standord University.
This free program is conducted as a 2-hour workshop held weekly for 6 weeks. The highly interactive meetings focus on building skills, sharing experiences and mutual support. Skills are taught to support day-to-day living with and beyond cancer, and to maintain or increase life's activities.
Living Well Beyond Cancer will address: techniques to deal with the psychosocial aspects of cancer, appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, communication and healthy eating. You will learn how to:
- Manage symptoms, treatment side effects and medications
- Work with your health-care team
- Set goals and make plans to achieve goals
- Solve problems and handle difficult emotions