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Going Forward

Designed for Cancer Survivors

Going Forward is an innovative six-week program, specifically designed for cancer survivors. Participants are provided with the tools necessary to successfully implement a nutrition, exercise, and stress management regimen to improve overall health. Going Forward is led by a registered dietitian and exercise physiologists who will present the most up-to-date, scientifically-based information, and address lifestyle and behavioral changes important for cancer survivors.

Participants will receive two personal training sessions, reference manual, and access to the Tanger Be Well Fitness Center for the duration of the program.

Date and Time

To be announced in the Fall 2011.

Program Highlights

  • Five interactive seminars
  • Two personal training sessions
  • Individualized meal plan and exercise program
  • A detailed take home manual
  • Access to Tanger Be Well facility for the duration of the program

Lecture Topics

  • Importance of weight management for cancer survivors
  • Facts on fat and soy products
  • Choosing where to shop and what to buy
  • Exercising safely after treatment
  • Dealing with stress and developing time management skills
  • Vitamins, minerals and herbs
  • Lowering sodium intake
  • Personal achievements and lifelong recovery

More Information

For additional information, contact Marlene DaCosta at mdacost2@bidmc.harvard.edu or call 617-667-4695.

Contact Information

Tanger Be Well Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Shapiro Clinical Center
Ground Level
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-4695
617-975-5175