The name says it all… “Hope Connections for Cancer Support”

Let’s face it… cancer is a life-changing disease that has the potential to wreak havoc on anyone it touches- patient, caregiver, family & even close friends.   What is Hope Connections for Cancer Support? If you live in the greater Washington DC area, check out Hope Connections for Cancer Support – they...

FREE Massage for Cancer Patients

According to many studies, therapeutic massage offers real benefits to cancer patients.  Massage can help alleviate painful side effects & fatigue, control nausea, provide relaxation to enhance traditional treatments, and give cancer patients a self-esteem boost. Massage can even help reduce the need for pain medications.   More and more groups (whether...


WTF is Integrative Medicine?

  Integrative Medicine (n):  “a philosophy of medical practice whereby the goal is to treat the mind, body, and spirit, all at the same time.  While some of the therapies used may be nonconventional, a guiding principle within integrative medicine is to use therapies that have some high-quality evidence to support them.”...


Did I Hear You Say “Downward Dog”?

Yoga for Cancer Patients, Survivors & Caregivers Did you know medical research can now demonstrate the beneficial effects of yoga as a complementary therapy to cancer? Yoga can help with depression, anxiety, insomnia, pain & fatigue. I just learned about an amazing organization called Yoga Bear, a national nonprofit organization...




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