UNM Offers Free Cancer Healing Public Workshops

Low-Cost High Tea and Botanical Workshops also Open to Public

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The University of New Mexico’s Cancer Center and UNM’s Center for Life Integrative Medicine Specialty Clinic are hosting this year’s National Society for Integrative Oncology annual conference October 8-10 at the Albuquerque Marriott, 2101 Louisiana Blvd. NE.

The conference, which draws international experts in the latest traditional and alternative cancer treatments, also is open to students/trainees and cancer patients, and their advocates. The free Cancer Healing and Wellness workshops for cancer patients, families and caregivers are slated the afternoon of October 10 at the Albuquerque Marriott.

Cancer Healing and Wellness workshops Wednesday, October 10

Albuquerque Marriott, 2101 Louisiana Blvd. NE.

1-5 p.m. Oncology Yoga

1-5 p.m. Oncology Massage

1-3 p.m. Evaluation of Herbal Medicine: A Cross-Cultural Discussion

1-3 p.m. Integrative Approaches to Health and Wellness in Adolescent and Young Adults during and after Cancer Treatment

3-5 p.m. Let’s Get Cooking! The Mediterranean Anti-Cancer Diet

3-5 p.m. Improving Quality of Life and Controlling Cancer Recurrence of Various Types with Ayurvedic Treatment

Preregistration for the Cancer Healing and Wellness workshops is required. To preregister, call 272-1468.

“Life is a Garden” High Tea and Botanical Workshops Sunday, October 7Los Poblanos Historical Inn and Organic Farm, 4803 Rio Grande Blvd. NW

The UNM Center for Life is hosting a High Tea and Botanical Educational Workshops on October 7. High Tea will feature a menu of savories and tea, while CFL’s Dr. Peggy Spencer and Barbara Welcer, RN, an emergency medicine practitioner, discuss the health benefits of various teas and tea blends. Then attend two botanical workshops of your choice to learn from experts about the healing power of botanicals and how to incorporate them into daily life.

Botanical Workshops

Session A 2-3:30 p.m.

Session B 4-5:30 p.m.

Ø Introduction to Horticultural Therapy

Ø Botanical Show-and-Tell Ø Finding Health in our Roots

Ø Clinical Aromatherapy for Emotional Wellbeing

Ø Medicine Making

The CFL High Tea cost is $40; and the Botanical Workshops is $90; the two combined is $120. Register online atwww.unmcfl.orgor call 272-0132.

Contact: Luke Frank, 272-3322

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