Stanford Cancer Thriving & Surviving Programme

We will be running the Stanford Cancer Thriving & Surviving Programme in the Spring of 2019.  This is a self management programme for Cancer survivors with the aim of improving your quality of life to better manage your daily health.

The Programme is a six week self management programme which consists of 2.5 hours per session.  The Programme was developed by Stanford University and will be facilitated in Purple House by one of our professional Counsellors and a volunteer who has personal experience of Cancer.

The topics on the course include:

  1. Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain & isolation & poor sleep
  2. Living with uncertainty
  3. Exercises for maintaining & improving strength, flexibility & endurance
  4. Making decisions about treatment and complimentary therapies.
  5. Communicating effectively with family, friends, & health professionals
  6. Nutrition & healthy eating
The course start date will be confirmed in early 2019, to register your interest, contact us on 012866966 or email






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