Cancer:  Thriving and Surviving

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving (CTS) is a 6-week interactive workshop for cancer survivors developed by Stanford University. The facilitator led sessions are highly participative where mutual support and success builds your confidence in your ability to manage your health and maintain an active and fulfilling life.

Program Details

This program is open to people with cancer, survivors, family, friends, and caregivers. Two trained leaders facilitate the program at each location; at least one trainer has been affected by cancer. This 6-week program meets 2 to 2.5 hours each week.

Topics include:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain, isolation, poor sleep and living with uncertainty.
  • Appropriate exercise for regaining and maintaining flexibility and endurance.
  • Making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies.
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals.
  • Nutrition.
  • Setting priorities.
  • Relationships.

Ready to register? Fill out our Registration Form.

Know someone who could benefit from this workshop? Fill out our Referral Form!

Need help registering or have questions? Call us at 320-650-3082

This program is funded in part by the State of MN Department of Human Services Live Well at Home grant, and the Older Americans Act through the Central MN Council on Aging.