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Cancer can be a stressful situation for everyone involved, but it is important to be proactive and develop positive ways of coping with stress before it becomes overwhelming. VCU Massey Cancer Center invites all cancer patients, survivors and caregivers to join clinical psychologist Tamara A. Orr, Ph.D., R.N., L.C.P., at our Stony Point location for a discussion on coping with stress. Participants will learn the warning signs of stress, the effects of stress overload and strategies for coping with stress. Several basic at-home relaxation techniques will be demonstrated. After the presentation, there will be time for questions and discussion with the instructor and fellow participants.
The event is free, but advanced registration is required.
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VCU Massey Cancer Center
VCU Massey Cancer Center is one of 68 National Cancer Institute-designated institutions that leads and shapes America’s cancer research efforts. Working with all kinds of cancers, the Center conducts basic, translational and clinical cancer research, provides state-of-the-art treatments and clinical trials and promotes cancer prevention and education. Since 1974, Massey has served as an internationally recognized center of excellence. It has one of the largest offerings of clinical trials in Virginia and serves patients in Richmond and in four satellite locations. Its 1,000 researchers, clinicians and staff members are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by developing and delivering effective means to prevent, control and, ultimately, cure cancer. For appointments call 1-877-4-MASSEY, or visit Massey online at www.massey.vcu.edu.