Mount Auburn Hospital Hosts Event on National Cancer Survivorship Day

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The following information was provided by Mount Auburn Hospital:

Mount Auburn Hospital presents: Embracing Survivorship a free event celebrating National Cancer Survivorship Day on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

The day will feature keynote speakers Ricardo Wellisch, MD, an internist affiliated with Mount Auburn Hospital and Corinne Zimmerman, Director of Museum Education at the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum. Dr. Wellisch has been a primary care physician in practice for over twenty years and will speak about “Art is Healing.”

A light lunch will be provided followed by breakout sessions and concluding with a cancer survivor discussion panel.

Breakout sessions topics include:

  • Meditation and Labyrinth Walking
  • Yoga
  • Session One: Chair yoga
  • Session Two: Gentle floor yoga
  • Knitting for Health
  • Reiki & Community Acupuncture (Ear Only)
  • Mindful Eating
  • Painting Wellness

WHEN: Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Mount Auburn Hospital, 330 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge, MA 02138

COST: This event is free. Registration is required. The deadline for registration is May 30th. For more information visit: or contact Sarah Collins at 617-499-5197.

Embracing Survivorship is made possible by donations to the Hoffman Breast Center, Madeline Crivello, MD, Fund for Wellness and Support, and the Marino Health Foundation Fund.

Mount Auburn Hospital was founded in 1886. A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, its mission is to deliver healthcare services in a personable, convenient and compassionate manner, with respect for the dignity of patients and their families.

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