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Prostate Cancer Wellness Program

Designed for Prostate Cancer Survivors

Prostate Cancer Wellness Program is an innovative six-week series specifically designed for prostate cancer survivors. Participants are provided with the tools necessary to successfully implement a nutrition, exercise and stress management regimen to improve overall health. The program 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 prostate cancer survivors.

Date and Time

To be determined.

Program Highlights

  • Weekly meetings
  • Measurements
  • Individualized meal plan and exercise program
  • Weekly weigh-ins
  • A detailed take home manual
  • Access to the Tanger Be Well facility

Lecture Topics

  • Components of exercise: warm-up, cardiovascular, strength training and flexibility
  • Facts on whey and soy products
  • Understanding food labels
  • Exercising safely after treatment
  • Dealing with stress and developing time management skills
  • Improving core strength
  • Steps towards positive change
  • 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