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Cancer Services, Inc is a local non-profit in Winston-Salem, NC offering comprehensive cancer support services. Our mission is to enhance health, life, and survivorship and that’s exactly what this podcast is designed to do!

Whether you’re someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, is a loved one of someone who has faced a cancer diagnosis, a healthcare provider or someone who wants to decrease risk and be knowledgeable about resources, then you’ve come to the right place!

This podcast will connect you to our local experts and resources.

Triad Cancer Connection Podcast Julie Lanford

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Cancer Services, Inc is a local non-profit in Winston-Salem, NC offering comprehensive cancer support services. Our mission is to enhance health, life, and survivorship and that’s exactly what this podcast is designed to do!

Whether you’re someone who has been diagnosed with cancer, is a loved one of someone who has faced a cancer diagnosis, a healthcare provider or someone who wants to decrease risk and be knowledgeable about resources, then you’ve come to the right place!

This podcast will connect you to our local experts and resources.

    Week 5 - Greatfully Well - Program Wrap Up

    Week 5 - Greatfully Well - Program Wrap Up

    This is the final episode in our 5 week program designed to guide you into a habit of gratitude in order to enhance your well-being during and after cancer treatment!
    During our final episode Dr. Torelli recaps much of what we discussed in the series including:

    Who is responsible for our physical treatment vs. emotional and behavioral contributions to well-being.
    How we might recognize our emotional triggers and responses.
    Suggested ways to continue changing our habits to improve health and well-being.
    Here’s our Gratitude Action steps for this week:

    1. Continue your gratitude journal!
    2. Check out one or more of Dr. Torreli's videos. Find them here:
    Session 1
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAnH6TtvlJo&ab_channel=GreatfullyWell

    Session 2
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ov-CDQqNzW0&ab_channel=GreatfullyWell

    Session 3
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GG1HjNkU1U&ab_channel=GreatfullyWell

    Session 4
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wzj-bcPASsc&t=755s&ab_channel=GreatfullyWell

    Session 5
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRbBhLitJYk&t=3s&ab_channel=GreatfullyWell
    3. Check out Kristen Neff's information and books - https://self-compassion.org/
    4. Stay updated on upcoming programs to enhance well-being! https://cancerservicesonline.org/events/
     

    • 30 min
    Greatfully Well - Week 4: Gratitude, Mindfulness and Well-Being

    Greatfully Well - Week 4: Gratitude, Mindfulness and Well-Being

    It's Great When You're Grateful!
    This is week 4 in our 5 week program designed to guide you into a habit of gratitude in order to enhance your well-being during and after cancer treatment. This program is open to patients/survivors as well as caregivers.
    All participants receive an email once a week (on Mondays, starting March 1st) with a link to the podcast interview regarding the week’s topic. We will also have a “Gratitude Action Step” each week, and participants will keep a gratitude journal.
    This program is designed for you to do “on your own”, or with a virtual group meeting once a week, on Thursday evenings at 7pm. Let us know if you have any questions!
    To register go to: https://cancerservicesonline.org/gratitude/
    During week 4 Dr. Torelli shares about the following:
    Refresher on self acceptance/self compassion. What is well-being and mindfulness? Why is it important? Can spirituality, faith and spiritual practices be mindfulness? What are some ways to practice mindfulness? Here’s our Gratitude Action step for this week:

    Continue your gratitude journal!
    Prompts for this week. Use one, or more, each day!
    1 Spend a few minutes focusing on your 5 senses and write down how you can you be more mindful of each.
    2. What about your career or job are you grateful for?
    3. What things made you laugh out loud?
    4. What physical characteristics are you most grateful for?
    5. Name 3 talents or qualities you have that you are grateful for.
     

    • 42 min
    Greatfully Well - Week 3: Gratitude and Self Acceptance

    Greatfully Well - Week 3: Gratitude and Self Acceptance

    Life's Great When You're Grateful!

    This is week 3 in our 5 week program designed to guide you into a habit of gratitude in order to enhance your well-being during and after cancer treatment. This program is open to patients/survivors as well as caregivers.

    All participants receive an email once a week (on Mondays, starting March 1st) with a link to the podcast interview regarding the week’s topic. We will also have a “Gratitude Action Step” each week, and participants will keep a gratitude journal.

    This program is designed for you to do “on your own”, or with a virtual group meeting once a week, on Thursday evenings at 7pm. Let us know if you have any questions!

    To register go to: https://cancerservicesonline.org/gratitude/

    During week 3 Dr. Torelli shares about the following:
    What is self acceptance?
    Why is it important?
    How do I move towards self acceptance?
    Are there people who get in the way of self acceptance?

    Here’s our Gratitude Action step for this week
    Use one, or more, of these prompts each day!

    1. What do you really appreciate about your life?
    2. What has been the highlight of your day today?
    3. What things do you own that make life easier?
    4. List 5 things you love about your home.
    5. What about nature are you grateful for?
     

    • 28 min
    Greatfully Well - Week 2: Gratitude Practices

    Greatfully Well - Week 2: Gratitude Practices

    It's Great When You're Grateful!

    This is week 2 in our 5 week program designed to guide you into a habit of gratitude in order to enhance your well-being during and after cancer treatment. This program is open to patients/survivors as well as caregivers.

    All participants receive an email once a week (on Mondays, starting March 1st) with a link to the podcast interview regarding the week’s topic. We will also have a “Gratitude Action Step” each week, and participants will keep a gratitude journal.

    This program is designed for you to do “on your own”, or with a virtual group meeting once a week, on Thursday evenings at 7pm. Let us know if you have any questions!

    To register go to: https://cancerservicesonline.org/gratitude/

    During week 2 Dr. Torelli shares about the following:
    Besides a gratitude journal, what are other ways that people can practice gratitude?

    Here’s our Gratitude Action step for this week. Answer one or more of these each day:

    1.     What in your life are you happy to have stopped doing or let go of? Or what phase are you glad to not be in?

    2.     What are irritations in your life that could use a change in perspective? Can you take less seriously, find humor in? How can that change have a positive effect on your life?

    3.     List something good that has recently caught your attention to make you realize how fortunate you are.

    4.     Name 3 things that always put a smile on your face.

    5.     What is the most beautiful place you have been to? Relive being in this place now.
     

    • 21 min
    Greatfully Well Week 1 - Introduction

    Greatfully Well Week 1 - Introduction

    It's Great When You're Grateful!
     
    We are launching a special 5 week program designed to guide you into a habit of gratitude in order to enhance your well-being during and after cancer treatment.  This program is open to patients/survivors as well as caregivers.

    The program begins on March 1st!

    All participants will receive an email once a week (on Mondays, starting March 1st) with a link to the podcast interview regarding the week’s topic. We will also have a “Gratitude Action Step” each week, and participants will keep a gratitude journal.

    This program is designed for you to do “on your own”, or with a virtual group meeting once a week, on Thursday evenings at 7pm. Let us know if you have any questions!

    To register go to: https://cancerservicesonline.org/gratitude/

    During week 1 Dr. Torelli shares about the following:


    What is gratitude? How can gratitude help during or after cancer treatment? What are the most important things to do when it comes to a lifestyle of gratitude? Example of how someone can reframe their perspective using gratitude.  
    WEEK 1 ACTION STEP:
    Start your gratitude journal! Prompts for this week. Use one, or more, each day!

    1.     Write down one good thing that happened to you today.
    2.     What are five personality traits that you are most thankful for?
    3.     What about your upbringing are you most grateful for?
    4.     Name 5 things you are doing well currently.
    5.     What family members are you most grateful for? Write about what makes them special.

    • 25 min
    COVID Vaccine Info with Dr. Stacy Wentworth

    COVID Vaccine Info with Dr. Stacy Wentworth

    We are here today with Dr. Stacy Wentworth, medical director of cancer survivorship at Wake Forest Baptist Health to talk about the COVID-19 Vaccine.

    We cover the following questions:
    - What do cancer patients and survivors need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine?
    - What's the best way to get scheduled for one?
    - Are there any individuals who should NOT get one asap?
    - It's confusing that we still have to wear masks and distance after a vaccine. Why?
    - Should cancer patients and survivors feel good about traveling after being vaccinated?
    - No one likes to wear a mask, but Dr. Wentworth shares her favorite!

    Helpful links for finding vaccine appointments:
    - Be sure you are signed up for your healthcare providers electronic medical record
    - Follow your local health department website and social media pages
    - https://findmygroup.nc.gov/
    - https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/findyourspot

    • 47 min

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