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9 - Staying Well While Staying Home

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

Release Date: 03/28/2020

11 - What Cancer Patients & Survivors Should Know About COVID-19 show art 11 - What Cancer Patients & Survivors Should Know About COVID-19

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

Dr. Wentworth discusses the most important things that people in cancer treatment need to know, and what cancer survivors should consider when social distancing measures are lifted.

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10 - Is Takeout Food Safe? And Other Wellness Topics! show art 10 - Is Takeout Food Safe? And Other Wellness Topics!

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

Is takeout food safe?

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9 - Staying Well While Staying Home show art 9 - Staying Well While Staying Home

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

At Cancer Services, we are working to maintain our services as much as possible and offering many things online. 

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8 - Coronavirus Cancelled Everything, So What Now? show art 8 - Coronavirus Cancelled Everything, So What Now?

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

Listen to this episode as Julie shares updates about Cancer Services' programs and services, science-based information on how to deal with the current public health crisis, and fun ideas on how to stay healthy and well while at home and social distancing. 

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7 - Talking Cancer with Friends & Family show art 7 - Talking Cancer with Friends & Family

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

In this episode, Julie talks with Lindy Milligan, Cancer Services' Survivorship Coordinator and a 10-year cancer survivor who was diagnosed in her 40s when she had 4 children ranging from 3rd grade to a freshman in college. 

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6 - Emotional Effects of Cancer show art 6 - Emotional Effects of Cancer

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

On this episode we’re talking about the emotional effects of cancer with Dr. Richard McQuellon, Director of Psychosocial Oncology at WFBH's Cancer Patient Support Program.

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Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

Today we’re talking about survivorship with Kristin Houston, PA & Dr. Stacy Wentworth of Wake Forest Baptist Cancer Survivorship Clinic in Winston-Salem, NC. They walk us through recommendations regarding follow up medical treatment, common side effects, & the mental challenges that come with transitioning into post-treatment life. We also chat with Malek Rais, an 8-year colon cancer survivor, about his experience and how becoming a patient advocate at Cancer Services aided in his recovery.

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4 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Colon Cancer show art 4 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Colon Cancer

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

On this episode we’re discussing diagnosis & treatment of colon cancer with Joyce Fenstermaker, a GI Oncology Nurse Navigator at WFBH Comprehensive Cancer Center, about colon cancer screening and treatment process & coping with the anxiety that comes with a diagnosis.

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3 - Genetic Risk and Colon Cancer show art 3 - Genetic Risk and Colon Cancer

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast

On this episode of the Triad Cancer Connection Podcast we’re talking with Thuy Vu, a Genetic Counselor at Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center in Winston-Salem, NC, about how genetics can affect your probability of developing colon cancer and preventative measures you can take to help stay cancer-free.

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2 - Nutrition and Colon Cancer show art 2 - Nutrition and Colon Cancer

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On this episode of the Triad Cancer Connection Podcast we’re talking about evidence-based guidelines regarding nutrition and physical activity when it comes to colon cancer.

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It's been a week with our new reality and I think most of us are tired of the new words we are using all the time...things like "social distance" and "coronavirus" and "homeschool." At Cancer Services, we are working to maintain our services as much as possible and offering many things online. 

Let us know if you have questions or suggestions on how we can assist you during this time. We are open to ideas!! In the next few weeks, we will be setting up online classes, like Cancer Transitions, from home!  

 

As a reminder: Please call us before you come by the office so we can determine if you need to come or not. We want to keep all our clients safe, and our staff as well. We are happy to talk with you during normal business hours at 336-760-9983. UPDATE ON OFFICE HOURS: We will be open M-Th 9am - 4pm and Friday 9am - 2pm.

 

Be sure you connect with us via the Cancer Services Facebook page and our YouTube channel!  

 

Sign up for our email list HERE.

 

We had to cancel our annual auction, Wrapped Up In Ribbons, which raises 25% of our budget. If you are able, consider helping us make our goal despite the cancellation. FIND OUT MORE HERE!  

 

MOVE MORE. STRESS LESS. Virtual Activity Program: - http://cancerservicesonline.org/movemore/  

Dates: April 1 – May 27

Requirements: Track the time spent doing dedicated physical activity and email to Lindy (lindy@cancerservicesonline.org), our Survivorship Coordinator, each week.

PRIZES: Of course, the best prize of all is feeling good & less stressed! To help motivate you, we will have prizes for participation and grand prize drawings at 4 weeks and 8 weeks. Grand prizes will be delivered by mail, but due to the cost of postage, participation prizes must be picked up.

SIGN UP HERE: http://cancerservicesonline.org/movemore/   

 

Coronavirus quick links:

Relaxation Tools:

  • CBT-I Coach, a free app made by the VA for veterans, which has a series of really excellent meditation and relaxation tools.
  • Insight Timer App and website to assist with anxiety, stress, and relaxation.

NUTRITION IDEAS: 

Check out this podcast interviewing Novant Health Integrative Medicine Doctor, Russ Greenfield regarding the fact that supplements are not proven to boost your immune system.  

 

Med Tuna Salad Recipe: 

 

OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING:

 EXERCISE AT HOME:

  • Virginia is one of our volunteers who teaches a dance class for our Spanish speaking clients on Monday nights. She recorded a video for us to dance with her from home! Check it out and get your exercise! Follow along, or make up your own moves. That's the great thing about dancing at home!!
  • Join Angela Gallagher from North Joy Yoga as she teaches her yoga for cancer classes virtually on Wednesdays at 9am and 5pm. If you would like to join these classes, please email Angela at northjoyyoga@yahoo.com.
  • This elementary PE teacher from Chattanooga, Coach Wood, is doing a PE video EVERY DAY during the school closings and they are super fun for kids of all ages (yes, that includes kids over 60 years old!!). (PE with Coach Wood) A great way to get your wiggles out each day for about 20 minutes. Check it out.
  • YMCA NWNC is posting workouts every day on their Facebook page. Find your local branch's page here: ymcanwnc.org/yourvirtualymca. You don't have to be a YMCA member to take advantage of this! 
  • Also, the national YMCA offers free online workouts right now! No membership is needed to access the classes. Find them at https://ymca360.org/