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Survivor's Resource Guide
 
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Please note: These resources are for your general information and are not a substitute for medical advice. You should contact your physician or other healthcare provider with any questions about your health, treatment, or care.
Cancer Conscious PractitionerThis symbol indicates the care provider has attended a Cotting Connection Conference and has earned theCancer Conscious Practitioner” (CCP) designation.
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Ann Marie Turo, OTR/L      MA
a board certified Occupational Therapist and the owner of Integrated Mind & Body, A Boutique Studio located at 125 Newbury Street, Suite 5A, Boston, MA 02116. She has devoted her professional life of over 25 years to helping those in her care lead more healthy and productive lives. cancer conscious certifiedHer experience has taught her that emotional and spiritual well being are critical to the healing process especially for breast cancer survivors. Ann Marie integrates Hatha Yoga, Reiki & Pilates to meet the individual needs of each of her clients.
Visit her on the web at: www.integratedmindandbody.com or call (781) 622-0515
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TRACY WALTON       MA
Tracy Waltonis a massage therapist, researcher, writer and teacher. She focuses these efforts on massage therapy for people with cancer, offering instruction and writing in oncology massage. She works to bring safe, effective massage therapy to people in cancer treatment, at end of life, and in survivorship.www.tracywalton.com
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THE WELLNESS COMMUNITY       MA
Wellness Community helps people with cancer and their loved ones enhance health and well-being by providing a professional program of support, education and hope.  All programs and services are provided free of charge
www.wellnesscommunity.org  
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THE HEALING GARDEN      MA
healing Gardenoffers a healing environment that provides a range of complementary therapies, psychosocial support, educational programs and access to nature for those experiencing breast cancer.
www.healinggarden.net
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HOPE IN BLOOM      MA
hope in bloomplants gardens free of charge at breast cancer patients’ houses.  The program is available to both women and men who are undergoing or have recently finished treatment. The garden will provide patients with a beautiful, tranquil place to sit, reflect and escape from the world of doctors, hospitals and sickness. www.hopeinbloom.org
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THE STOWE WEEKEND OF HOPE 
Stowe Hopeis an annual forum for education, enlightenment, and recreation for cancer patients and survivors with any type of cancer...and their families. Their focus is to inspire, educate, and celebrate the lives of people living with the cancer.
www.stowehope.org
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ROW AS ONE       MA
Row as OneRow As One develops and supports rowing programs that inspire confidence, achievement and strength as an individual and as a team member. By discovering the connection between physical and mental strength, participants experience this powerful growth and can apply it to the rest of their lives. Row As One offers a series of wellness and rehabilitation programs for breast cancer survivors called We Can Row.
www.rowasone.org
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CATHI GILMORE        MA
Cathi GilmoreCathi Gilmore cancer conscious certifiedis a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a breast cancer survivor. Her private practice is located at 93 Pleasant Street, Newton Center, MA and can be reached by calling: (617) 969-6093
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KAREN INGWERSEN      MA
Karen Ingwersen
RN, MSM, CMT practices Integrative Medicine as a Nurse Massage Therapist with specialties in Oncology and Deep Tissue Massage.cancer conscious certified An Oncology Clinical Nurse for 14 years, Karen Ingwersen holds a Master’s degree in Oncology Nursing, a degree in Muscular Therapy, and is certified in Reiki and Therapeutic Touch. Ms. Ingwersen can be reached in Belmont MA at (617) 484-7749
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NANCY J. ROBERGE      MA
Nancy Roberge, Physical TherapistNancy J. Roberge, PT, DPT, M.Ed. has specialized in the care of women (and men) after breast cancer treatment since 1993. She is known nationally for her work in physical therapy for the patients who have undergone axillary node dissection and/or treatment for breast cancer. Dr. Roberge is focused on helping her patients regain the use of their arm, return to their maximal cancer conscious certifiedlevel of function, and minimize the after-effects of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapies. Educated in the LeDuc method of manual lymphatic drainage, she also teaches patients how to lower their risk of getting lymphedema. To make an appointment, call Chestnut Hill Physical Therapy Associates at (781) 263-9977 in Wellesley, MA
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SUSANNE SANDBERG      MA
lexington health collaborativeSusanne Sandberg
, OTR/L of the Lexington, MA, Health Collaborative offers cancer conscious certifiedZero Balancing, Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki Training and sessions, yoga and other modalities for cancer survivors. Ms. Sandberg can be reached by calling (781) 862-0898 ext 5 or click here
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WHOLE PERSON HEALTH      MA
Whole Person HealthWhole Person Health
offers a variety of therapies that include Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Nutrition. It is a holistic practice that takes into account the whole pattern of a client's life and is based on the belief that health is far more than the mere absence of disease. Founder, Sue Harris, AC, NLP began her own personal journey after finding relief from the serious injury through the miraculous effectiveness of Eastern medicine. For more information, click here
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JENNY BERNSTEIN RANGAN      MA
Body WisdomJenny Bernstein Rangan
 has been a licensed massage therapist since 1991 and has a Masters in Counseling.  She combines many techniques cancer conscious certifiedincluding Swedish, Connective Tissue and Lomi Lomi massage for a nurturing, relaxing and healing massage.  Or try Rosen Method Bodywork for profound and gentle touch that gets to the unconscious roots of chronic tension.  73 Lexington St., Ste. 103, Auburndale, MA (617) 558-9870
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THE HOPES PROGRAM      MA
The HOPES ProgramThe HOPES Program provides free education/support workshops and wellness services for patients with cancer, their families and friends. Each workshop is held in the Cancer Resource Room - Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care, Mass General Hospital  For information, call  at 617-724-6737  http://www.massgeneral.org/cancer/resources/support/hopes.asp
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ACUPUNCTURE SPECIALTIES GROUP       MA
ASGAcupuncture Specialties Group is a group of highly trained licensed acupuncturists offering care in a variety of medical specialties including cancer.  Their rehabilitation program synergistically integrates acupuncture with specialized manual Physical Therapy treatments for better and faster results. Located at 23 Pleasant Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459, ASG can be reached by calling (617) 630-8508   or visit the website at:   www.acupunctureart.com/cancerCare.html
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ROWE PHYSICAL THERAPY AND ASSOCIATES       MA
ROWE TherapyRowe Physical Therapy and Associates is a team of holistic Physical and Occupational Therapists with many years of experience and expertise in hands-on manual therapy. Theirs is a non-traditional and holistic manual therapy practice that works with the body, mind and spirit. Located at 1400 Centre St. Suite 104, Newton Centre, MA 02459 they can be reached by phone by calling Tel: (617) 244-4462 or visit the website at http://www.rowept.com
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THE FRIENDS BOUTIQUEThe Friends Boutique       MA
The Friends
 Boutique is a unique shop designed for people undergoing treatments for cancer.  Here, you can find a wide variety of items to meet your special needs physically and emotionally.  It is located on the 9th floor of the Dana Building in the lobby of the Gillette Center for Women's Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street in Boston, MA.  For more information, please call: (617) 632-2211 or Toll Free: (866) 860-6053 or visit the website at: http://www.dfci.org
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SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE MEDICAL CENTER
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center offers an extensive Rehabilitation program that includes treatment for Lymphedema. Therapists there have a background in either physical or occupational and are certified in lymphedema treatment. The practice serves patients who have or are at risk of developing lymphedema, including post breast surgery and/or reconstruction. For more information or to make an appointment contact Southern NH Rehabilitation at 460 Amherst St, Nashua, NH 03063, (603)577-8400
www.snhmc.org
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