Posted by: Duke Raleigh Hospital | August 29, 2017

Duke Raleigh Hospital Offering Transition Program for Cancer Survivors

cancer transitionsDuke Raleigh Hospital is recruiting cancer survivors for the Cancer Transitions program, meant to help patients make the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. This free program will provide participants with tips and resources for healthy eating, relaxation training, stress management and medical management, exercise, and more.

Cancer Transitions is a national program developed by The Wellness Community and the Lance Armstrong Foundation to bridge the gap between cancer treatment and life following cancer. Duke Raleigh Hospital began offering the program in 2016.

Participants will attend four, 2.5 hour wellness workshops this fall, which include a light dinner and instruction from expert panelists including fitness specialists, nutritionists, social workers and oncology clinicians. There is no cost to participants, and all sessions are held at the Duke Raleigh Hospital campus.

Sessions include:

  • Thursday, October 5: Get Back to Wellness: Take Control of Your Survivorship
  • Thursday, October 12: Emotional Health & Well-Being
  • Thursday, October 19: Medical Management Beyond Cancer
  • Thursday, October 26: Nutrition & Healthy Eating

If you are interested in participating or would like more information, please contact Julie McQueen, Oncology Nurse Navigator, at (919) 954-3042 or julie.mcqueen@duke.edu. The registration deadline is September 26.


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