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8th Annual NC Survivor/Caregiver Summit No charge and open to all survivors

April 2015

The North Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Branch of the Division of Public Health, Chronic Disease and Injury Section will host the eighth annual Survivorship Summit May 1 and 2 in Asheville this year.

The summit will take place at MAHEC, (Mountain Area Health Education Center), Blue Ridge Room, 121 Hendersonville Road, just south of the entrance to Biltmore Estate.
The summit is free to cancer survivors and their caregivers

The goal of the Summit is to improve and enhance the cancer survivorship experience of North Carolina cancer survivors.
The 2015 Summit has a variety of healthy survivorship topics. It includes keynote speakers, panels, healthy lifestyle activities, empowering breakout sessions, exhibits all for survivors and their caregivers.
It is a wonderful way to meet and share with other survivors and their caregivers.
A discounted block of rooms is available at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The rate is $120 (double) or $135 (single) per night plus tax. To book a room, call 888-211-7755 or 800-733-3211 and ask for the MAHEC Cancer Survivors Group Rate.
For more information or to register, visit www.mahec.net/survivorship. Click Here for more information
Sessions:
Friday, May 1, 2:30 PM
Friday - Session 1-A Healing through Writing
Friday - Session 1-B: Having Fun with Art
Friday - Session 1-C: Tai Chi
Friday- Session 1-D: Healing Touch (includes Reiki)
Friday - Session 1-E: Meditation Techniques
Friday - Session 1-F: Healing with Nature
Friday - Session 1-G: Aromatherapy
Friday, May 1, 3:45 PM
Friday - Session 2-A: Healing through Writing
Friday - Session 2-B: Having Fun with Art
Friday - Session 2-C: Tai Chi
Friday - Session 2-D: Healing Touch (includes Reiki)
Friday - Session 2-E: MeditationTechniques
Friday - Session 2-F: Healing with Nature
Friday - Session 2-G: Aromatherapy
Saturday, May 2, 7:30 AM
Saturday - Early Morning Tai Chi
Saturday - Early Morning Walk
Saturday, May 2, 1:30 PM
Saturday - Session 1-A: Good Eating during and after Treatment
Saturday - Session 1-B: Being on the Move
Saturday - Session 1-C: Caregiving
Saturday - Session 1-E: Financial and Legal Needs
Saturday - Session 1-F: Sexuality and Intimacy for Women
Saturday - Session 1-G: Aging and Cancer
Saturday, May 2, 2:45 PM
Saturday - Session 2-A: Good Eating during and after Treatment
Saturday - Session 2-B: Being on the Move
Saturday - Session 2-C: Caregiving
Saturday - Session 2-D: Financial and Legal Needs
Saturday - Session 2-E: Sexuality and Intimacy for Men
Saturday - Session 2-F: Aging and Cancer


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