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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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Winter 2015 Newsletter

FusionFest ’15 is a brand new fundraiser for Cancer Wellness Connections, and a collaborative effort between Rochester Institute of Technology and CWC. On Friday, March 20 you can have fun and support a great cause by playing video games! At the hub of FusionFest ’15 is a LAN (Local Area Network) party. RIT students are …

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Spring 2014 Newsletter

When two-thirds of the founders of Cancer Wellness Connections talk about starting the organization eight years ago, they tell their shared story with passion and pride, finish each other’s sentences, and are  confident in how the organization has helped ease the burden of cancer and treatment for tens of thousands of people and their families.

Thank you! We won the 2013 Howard Berman Award!

This year’s Howard Berman Award went to Cancer Wellness Connections and we couldn’t be more happy!  We’d like to thank everyone that made this possible.  Without our dedicated volunteers, food donors, race sponsors, staff at our locations, families, & friends, this wouldn’t be possible.  Thank you!