March 2023 Newsletter

March 2023 Newsletter

Celebrating Powerful Women Women’s History Month has us thinking about our co-founders, Dr. Cynthia Angel and Eileen Grossman. They were both inspired to work tirelessly to empower women along their cancer journeys. Following their leads, we are continuing to connect with amazing and powerful women in our community who are just as committed to uplifting …

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Winter 2022 Newsletter

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Cancer Wellness Connections was originally designed to provide comfort and care directly into the infusion clinics where women were actively receiving outpatient chemotherapy. Through various activities, our volunteers brought bright spots to treatment times. During the pandemic, we transitioned to virtual programming offering similar support to people in our community impacted by Gynecologic Cancers, helping …

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Packing Your Own Food

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Packing Your Own Food Nutrition is one of the most important aspects of self care.  Actively pursuing good nutrition can also help by empowering feelings of maintaining control during otherwise overwhelming or chaotic circumstances. Your treatment may affect your palate and create sensitivities, but optimizing nutrition throughout treatment is always important. And consult with your …

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Paper Plate Leg Exercises

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Paper Plate Leg Exercises Exercise is important to boost both short-term and long-term physical health, but also mental and emotional health, whether you are currently undergoing treatment or not.  There are even exercises that may be done while you are in the treatment room within the confines of your chair.  Increasing blood flow through exercise …

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Summer 2019 Newsletter

The 12th Annual Ovarian & Gynecologic Cancers 5k is on Saturday, September 14th at Monroe Community College. Our goal is to raise awareness of gynecologic cancers and to honor and celebrate the women and families impacted by these cancers. Lattimore of West Irondequoit Physical Therapy will be on hand to answer any questions concerning injury …

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

Saturday, September 16, 2017, Cancer Wellness Connections hosted our tenth annual ovarian and gynecologic cancers benefit 5K race. It was great to have so many people out in support of Cancer Wellness Connections and the women and families who have been affected by ovarian and gynecologic cancers. Thank you to all the volunteers who helped …

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