Cancer Transitions: A Program for Maximizing Your Cancer Survivorship

Cancer Transitions is a free 2½-hour, six-week workshop designed to help cancer survivors make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. Expert panelists including physicians, nutrition and fitness experts will discuss exercise tailored to each participant’s abilities, training in relaxation and stress management and tips for nutritious eating. Cancer Transitions will answer many of your questions about cancer survivorship post-cancer treatment.  Mandatory informational meeting is on Thursday, April 14th from 6:00-7:00Pm at David C. Pratt Cancer Center.

The workshop is led by Karen Tripp LMFT, author of God is Bigger Than Your Cancer and sponsored by St John Mercy Medical Center and The Cancer Support Community.

The course covers the following topics and is limited to 12 participants who must commit to 5 of the 6 sessions:
Session 1: Get Back to Wellness: Take Control of Your Survivorship
Session 2: Exercise for Wellness: Customized Exercise
Session 3: Emotional Health and Well-Being: From Patient to Survivor
Session 4: Nutrition Beyond Cancer
Session 5: Medical Management Beyond Cancer: What You Need to Know
Session 6: Life Beyond Cancer
You must be pre-registered and commit to 5 of 6 sessions to be eligible.
Date: Six Thursdays, Beginning April 21st through May 26th
Time: 6:00-8:30 pm (5:30-6:00, light dinner and networking)
Location: David C. Pratt Cancer Center
John Krey Cancer Information Center , STE 1440,
St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, 607 S. New Ballas Rd. 63141
Informational Meeting Required. April 14th 6:00-7:00 P.M.
If you cannot attend, phone Charli at 314-238-2000 Ext. 224 to discuss program content, eligibility and specific locations of sessions.

About Karen Tripp

Beyond being a Christian Counselor and the President of Cancer Companions, Karen loves to read (she's a great reader) and loves to sing (she's a bad singer) in her home near St Louis, MO. Cancer has personally touched Karen's personal life through her dad - a 23 year colon cancer survivor. Impacting lives for Christ through her speaking, writing and counseling fills Karen with a passion which infuses every task she approaches. (except matching socks. Karen hates matching socks.)
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