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Programs > Cáncer: Triunfando y Sobreviviendo

Cáncer: Triunfando y Sobreviviendo is based on Tomando Control de su Salud. Topics are presented in ways that are culturally appropriate. The teaching process for this program makes it highly effective. Classes are highly participatory. Mutual support and success build participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Format                               

  • Small group workshop
  • 2-1/2 hours per session
  • 1 session per week for 6 weeks
  • All workshops are given in Spanish without translators

Settings                     

  • Community settings such as churches, hospitals, senior centers and worksites

Participants

  • Spanish-speaking individuals who are living with cancer or are in remission

Subjects                 

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain, isolation, poor sleep and living with uncertainty
  • Appropriate exercise for regaining and maintaining flexibility and endurance
  • Making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals
  • Nutrition
  • Setting priorities
  • Relationships