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Using Nutrition to Battle Cancer

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Many times those going through cancer treatment and even those who have finished have questions about eating a healthy diet. Melissa Brown, a nutrition coach at the Vanderbilt Center for Integrative Health, describes different foods that have cancer-fighting agents in them as well as easy meal techniques. If you are interested in learning more about […]

RENEW: Gentle Movement Classes

Monday, December 12th, 2011

The RENEW: Gentle Movement Classes are part of the Vanderbilt Cancer Wellness Program and are for adults going through cancer treatment as well as those who have finished. Karen Dyer-Klein, an exercise specialist at the Vanderbilt Dayani Center, describes the types of workouts available, which include Ai Chi (aquatic exercise) on Mondays at 3:15 p.m., […]

Integrative Oncology

Friday, December 9th, 2011

The Vanderbilt Cancer Wellness Program has introduced a new service for those touched by cancer. Integrative Oncology combines traditional medicine with evidence-based treatments. This is a comprehensive approach to care that involves the patient’s mind, body and spirit. Dr. Roy Elam, the medical director for the Vanderbilt Center for Integrative Health, describes how his staff […]

Vanderbilt Cancer Wellness Program

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Jay Groves, administrative director of the Vanderbilt Dayani Center, explains the new Vanderbilt Cancer Wellness Program. The goal of this program is to promote the health and wellbeing of those touched by cancer through interactive, individualized and comprehensive services. Many of the services within the Vanderbilt Cancer Wellness Program are offered to any patient regardless […]