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tag: Wellness

Yoga-Lotus Position

Yoga and Meditation Proven to Benefit Cancer Patients

Integrative therapies, such as yoga, meditation and massage, are often recommended to patients during and after cancer treatment. The conventional wisdom is that such therapies help reduce anxiety, re...

Journaling

Write Your Way Through Cancer Treatment

For many people, writing is therapy. When you write your thoughts down, it’s easier to express feelings that may be difficult to say out loud. Journaling is a form of writing where you keep a regula...

Pug wrapped in blanket

Perk Up with Pet Therapy

What’s better than a picture of a cute puppy? The companionship of a real one, especially if you’re dealing with cancer or other serious illness. Unconditional Love If you’ve ever had a belove...

MRI button

Laughter As Cancer Medicine

Everyone can agree that cancer’s no laughing matter. Then why are there so many websites, books, cartoons – even clothing – devoted to finding the humor in it? Humor Has Health Benefits Althou...

Meditation & Healing

Calm Your Mind Through Meditation

Meditation is a mind and body practice with a long history of helping people cope and thrive. Meditation teaches us to quiet our minds and be more present in every moment of our lives. The Science Be...

Chakras & Reiki Healing Energy

The Healing Energy of Reiki

We all experience stress. And it doesn’t just hit us at one dimension. Stress throws us off-balance on many levels, physically, mentally and emotionally. This is especially true of illness, when dis...

Chair Yoga

Experience the Benefits of Chair Yoga

Tranquil, centered, at peace. That’s how I felt after my first session of chair yoga. I participated while researching the complementary medicine and wellness therapies practiced at The Ghosh Center...

Healing Word Cloud

Healing Therapies Empower Our Patients

At The Ghosh Center, healing therapies are an essential part of cancer care. We offer a free prehabilitation program for patients and caregivers, which prepares people for treatment and eases treatmen...

Prehabilitation Phase One

Preparation + Rehabilitation = Prehabilitation

"There's no way I would've been able to handle chemotherapy if I hadn't done this first." This quote comes from a person who did prehabilitation before beginning chemotherapy for abdominal cancer. Wh...

Mind-Body-Spirit-Care

Caring for Mind, Body & Spirit

When you learn you have cancer, your first stop is usually to an oncologist, a doctor who specializes in cancer treatment. This is often followed by a series of appointments with various surgeons, acc...

Cancer, What Now?