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Lifestyle Intervention for Ovarian Cancer Enhanced Survival
Learn more about using lifestyle interventions to support survivorship. Lifestyle Intervention for Ovarian Cancer Enhanced Survival (LIvES) is the first study to investigate if ovarian cancer survivors can enjoy a longer period of wellbeing through healthful changes in lifestyle and behavior. Read More
Image Source: Kris Hanning, UAHS BioCommunications, Tracy Crane, PhD (left), and Cynthia Thomson, PhD, RD
Learn & Discover
Learning about available courses of action is the first step towards long-term wellbeing. The information found on this section of the website will equip you with evidence to plan a path best suited to your particular needs. Once you have acquired the knowledge found in this section, we encourage you to visit our Take Action page to locate the resources that will support your journey towards health and well-being.
On this section of the website you will find:
An Integrative Oncology Overview
Essential information about conventional cancer treatments, conmplementary therapies, and lifestyle counseling to improve health and well-being.
A Smart Survivor's Guide
Explore the meaning of survivorship, survivorship planning best practices, and survivor community communication forums.
Treatment Decision Guides for Living Well
Learn about the evidence supporting the use of various integrative therapy modalities by people affected by cancer. These decision guides will help you choose appropriate therapies that can address your issues and symptoms.
Symptom Management Guides
Professional Education Events
Community Education Events
The Alexander Technique (AT) is a movement education therapy used to help people increase awareness and “use of” their physical movements, breathing and postural habits. Through the practice of AT, people recognize the unconscious movements at the root of pain or anxiety, and learn to implement healthier spatial relation habits. Alexander Technique instruction utilizes verbal guidance, gentle touch and movement, and positive reinforcement.
Taking Action is the ultimate step towards long term well-being for those touched by cancer. Taking action must be purposeful, that is, based on individual values and preferences, self-awareness, and evidence. Our Learn page can equip you with the necessary tools to plan a course of action that is best suited to your particular needs and preferences. Once you have established your needs and preferences through learning and discovery, the directories on this section of the website will aid in matching you with programs, providers and services that will enable you to begin or continue your journey towards wellbeing.
On this section of the website you will find listings of:
Integrative Therapy Providers
Contact and business information for credible integrative therapists practicing modalities recognized by Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Cancer support groups in the Tucson, Pheonix, and Las Vegas areas
A variety of integrative therapy and educational classes appropriate for cancer survivors
Local, national, and international resources that aid in all aspects of survivorship during and after a cancer diagnoses
Reliable counselors who have experience meeting the particular needs of the survivor community
Cancer research studies for which you may qualify