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Stupid Cancer Town Hall | Chicago

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Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)

Stupid Cancer Town Hall | Chicago

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Introducing Stupid Cancer’s latest community program, the Stupid Cancer Town Hall, an evening event covering a single topic relevant to local cancer survivors and caregivers. Meet and interact with other young adults affected by cancer while learning how to address key survivorship issues from experts in their fields.

Cut The Cancer: Rehabilitation through the Study of Aikido
Cut The Cancer is a rehabilitative program that takes the physical, spiritual and philosophical aspects of the Japanese Martial art Aikido and applies this to a cancer survivor’s personal growth. This exhilarating and innovative course is given to cancer survivors and their caregivers and is designed to help with rehabilitation from cancer. The program contains 3 essential components: core stretching and strengthening; a low impact, Aikido based study of the bokken (wooden sword), and Zen Meditation and breathing exercises.

Tim Spies has been teaching Cut The Cancer to cancer survivors and caregivers since 2010. Originally limited to the Chicago area, the program has been expanded and is now taught in several locations throughout the United States.

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6:45pm - Arrive at Japanese Culture Center/Introductions
7:00pm - Aikido class with Tim Spies
8:30pm - Optional Stupid Cancer Meetup at Big City Tap, located at 1010 W Belmont Ave

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Japanese Culture Center
1016 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Thursday, August 21, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (CDT)

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Got cancer? Under 40? Welcome to the club that no one wants to belong to but once you're here, you're family. Whether you are a patient, caregiver or family member, newly diagnosed, living with metastatic disease or several years out from diagnosis, Stupid Cancer events are meant for you. Get busy living with us in your local community. We've got events happening all across the country and we don't want you missing out. Don't see your city listed? Consider hosting your own meetup by learning more here.

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