Entries by Matt Pochowicz

Couples and Cancer: Increasing Your Fun Quotient

By: Megan McMahon Cancer is stressful and, often, all consuming.  It has a way of becoming the focus of our day to day, not just psychologically, but practically as well.  The time spent in navigating our way around the changes.  The hours spent at the doctor’s office or in the treatment room.  The moments for […]

Why Consider a Support Group?

Written By: Kim Matthews   You can review research literature to discover numerous benefits of support groups. Research studies, as well as the Center’s own group evaluations, have shown that participation in cancer support groups can reduce anxiety, stress and depression. Group members often learn from one another about healthy ways of coping with stress, […]

The Center’s New Site

Written By: Savina Chacheva As many of you know, the Cancer Wellness Center launched our new website in September 2018! After five months of hard work from our web developers at Ice Nine Online and select staff, the new site is now much easier to use and engage with the Center. Some of the exciting […]

CWC Wilderness Program

Written By: Evan Byer One of the most challenging aspects of being diagnosed with cancer as a young adult is figuring out a new path in life.  At a time when friends are finishing college, dating, getting married, starting a family, or establishing careers, young adults diagnosed with cancer often feel lost and left behind. […]

Fall, the Giving Season…

Written By: Nancy Bulzoni As the leaves begin to turn, and the days get chillier, for most of us this signals the start of autumn.  For me, as the Executive Director of the Cancer Wellness Center, it also signals the start of the most wonderful time of the year, the giving season.  As I have […]

Treatment’s Done…Now What?

Written By: Priscilla Andrews Finishing treatment is a much-anticipated event that is normally accompanied by a period of adjustments, which are typically physical, mental and/or emotional in nature. Unfortunately, during this time of transition, people frequently contend with assumptions about how they “should” be approaching these adjustment, including: • I should be celebrating. • I […]