Six Week Workshop: Cancer Thriving and Surviving

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Program

A Free Six-Week Workshop

Adapted from Stanford University’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP)


Learn new skills to coordinate all the things needed to manage your health, as well as to help keep you active in your life and relationships. Family members and caregivers are welcome to attend too. Sign-up today!


Dates: Tuesdays, October 13th thru November 17th

Time: 1:30pm – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Presbyterian Kaseman Physicians’ Office Bldg.,

              Kaseman Aggies Conference Room

Address: 8300 Constitution Ave. NE, Bldg. D, ABQ, 87110


Call or email Angela Morales, Health Services Assistant, at (505) 559-6120 or Workshop limited to 20 people and is for adults of all ages. Sign-up today



WEEK 1                

  • Introduction to workshop
  • Group introductions
  • The mind-body connection
  • Fatigue management and getting help
  • Introduction to action plans


  • Feedback and problem-solving
  • Dealing with difficult emotions
  • Getting a good night’s sleep
  • Regaining fitness during and after cancer treatment
  • Making an action plan


  • Feedback
  • Managing pain
  • Living with uncertainty
  • Making decisions
  • Future plans for health care
  • Making an action plan

WEEK 4      

  • Feedback
  • Cancer and changes to your body
  • Healthy eating
  • Communication skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Making an action plan

WEEK 5                

  • Feedback
  • Endurance exercise
  • Making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies
  • Weight management
  • Positive thinking
  • Making an action plan

WEEK 6      

  • Feedback
  • Cancer and relationships
  • Guided imagery
  • Working with your health care team
  • Looking back and planning for the future

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