Wellness, Resilience and Survivorship

The Patient and Family Support Program is a comprehensive resource. Our team is available to patients every step of the way. Patients can always reach out if they have questions or concerns.

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Support for Your Emotional, Mental and Physical Wellbeing

Our team understands that life may be different after a cancer diagnosis. The Wellness, Resilience and Survivorship services at Cedars-Sinai are dedicated to helping patients live life to the fullest. Together, our transdisciplinary team can help guide cancer patients in physical fitness, managing pain, reducing fatigue, coping and building mental and physical resilience.

Individual and Small Group Activities for Cancer Patients

Cedars-Sinai offers an array of individual and small-group activities for cancer patients and cancer survivors:

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Cancer Exercise Recovery Program

A 12-week series designed to help patients combat fatigue, improve strength and balance, reduce depression and build physical resilience.

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Gentle Yoga for Wellness

Incorporates gentle postures as well as breathing and meditation techniques to carefully improve range of motion, increase circulation, ease stress and help with side effects such as nausea, fatigue and pain. Safe for those with neuropathy (pain caused by nerve damage) or lymphedema.

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Nutrition in Your Kitchen

A three-part, small-group class supporting healthy eating at home through cooking demonstrations, recipe tasting and nutrition education focused on cancer survivorship.

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Journey Beyond Black and White: Cancer Survivorship Through Art

Tell your story through art. Each small-group class focuses on a different theme relating to a patient's journey through their cancer experience. Offered once a week for seven weeks.

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Qigong in Roxbury Park

An ancient Chinese form of exercise that combines movement, self-massage, meditation and breathing, fostering positivity and confidence.

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Emerging from the Haze™

An educational program to help patients cope with treatment-related changes in thinking and memory, otherwise known as "chemo brain." Meets once a week for six weeks.

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GRACE (Growing Resiliency and Courage)™

A program focused on cultivating resilience, managing perspective, coping with fear and discovering meaning and purpose after a cancer diagnosis. Meets once a week for six weeks.

The Patient and Family Support Program is a comprehensive resource. Our team is available to patients every step of the way. Patients can always reach out if they have questions or concerns.

For more information