Bladder Cancer Events + Outreach
The Middlesex Hospital Cancer Center hosts a variety of events to bring together patients, families, loved ones, and other community members who are connected by their experiences with cancer. We also offer a variety of seminars and classes to promote health and wellbeing.
Many of these are free of charge, while others have a fee. Check our calendar for a full listing of upcoming special events, regular meeting, and other outreach offerings.
Health + Fitness
From alleviating pain and anxiety to reducing the risk of recurrence, there are many proven benefits of regular exercise and stress-reducing practices for cancer patients and survivors. Patients, families, and community members can choose from a variety of traditional and alternative fitness and group therapeutic classes, many of which are offered through our innovative Center for Survivorship and Integrative Medicine.
Meets weekly on Thursday from 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm excluding: 8/30/12 (no class), 11/22/12 (no class) and 12/27/12 (no class) Healthy-Steps: Movement Therapy - Join us and have fun, feel better, do something for YOU! [More]
Meets weekly on Tuesday from 4:00pm - 5:15pm starting 01/10/2012 until 02/28/2012. Therapeutic Yoga offers tools to help you on your journey toward a sense of wellbeing and better health. Particularly effective for those recovering from or living with injury or illness, Therapeutic Yoga blends restorative yoga (supported postures), breathwork, hands-on healing, and guided ... [More]
Meets weekly on Tuesday from 4:00pm - 5:15pm starting 03/20/2012 until 05/08/2012. Therapeutic Yoga offers tools to help you on your journey toward a sense of wellbeing and better health. Particularly effective for those recovering from or living with injury or illness, Therapeutic Yoga blends restorative yoga (supported postures), breathwork, hands-on healing, and guided ... [More]
Meets Tuesdays, Jan 8th to July 9th from 5:30pm - 6:45pm. Excluding Feb 19 and April 16, 2013 Yoga has proven benefits for cancer patients — and those experiencing other life-changing illnesses. Gentle, restorative movement and relaxation techniques relieve stress and anxiety. Therapeutic yoga offers support for the immune system, can help to ease medication side effects and balance ... [More]
Meets weekly on Monday from 6:30pm - 7:30pm starting 01/14/2013 until 06/24/2013. Tai Chi Chih
Profound and Holistic Moving Meditation
by Dennis McCann, Ph.D.
meditation for a number of years, I found there were
a number of people who
had difficulty sitting for twenty to thirty minutes at a stretch and thus found
the wonderful practice of ... [More]
Meets weekly on Tue, Wed, and Thur. 10:00am - 2:00 pm Join artist Stacey Sroka for a fun, relaxing way to express the self through art.[More]
Meets monthly on the first Saturday from 3:00pm - 4:30pm starting 12/03/2011 until 06/02/2012. Come on the FIRST SATURDAY of the month and experience the therapeutic effects of community drumming. NO MUSCIAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!
Drumming is a powerful form of self-expression which induces a light trance through its repetitive nature. As in meditation, the mind becomes focused ... [More]
Promoting healthy living through prevention, Middlesex Hospital hosts this exciting event every year to help you learn what you can do to prevent cancer. Prevention Day is free of charge and open to the public. Full Details
Survivor’s Day is a “celebration of life” where cancer survivors’ gather for a fun-filled day of musical entertainment, a keynote speaker, face painting, survivor photos, and much more. It is an annually held, themed event that is free and open to all cancer survivors and their family members. Full Details