Being a cancer survivor can mean different things to different people. Some say a patient becomes a survivor at first diagnosis. Others may feel one must complete a treatment regimen and be "cancer free" to be considered a survivor.
Jefferson's free Cancer Survivorship Conference will help you understand what it means to be a cancer survivor and what to expect from your cancer diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care.
Current patients, cancer survivors and loved ones who have lived with a cancer diagnosis or have undergone cancer treatment at Jefferson are invited to attend.
Moving Toward Wholeness: The Relationship Between Spiritual, Physical, and Mental Health
Presenter: Andrew Newberg, MD, Neuroscientist, Director of Research, Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Radiology, Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Newberg will present ways for cancer survivors to reduce stress and improve quality of life through interventions such as prayer and meditation, and will share the importance of our beliefs and how they affect our future.
Optimizing Brain Health Mijail Serruya, MD, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University