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Total Classes found: 151
    July 2017      

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10:00am

Functional Fitnes (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, FO, May 15-July 17 (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Functional Circuit (44084 RP)

Functional Circuit, Loudoun, May-Jul 2017 (44084 RP)



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9:00am

Circuit Training (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Loudoun, Monday, June 5-Aug 14 (44084 RP)

There will be no class on July 3, 2017. Appropriate for medium to advanced fitness levels.  Using timed stations and different movement patterns, you’ll develop agility, strength,  balance and flexibility. Registration is required.

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11:00am

Minfulness Drop In (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Drop-In Group (FC)

For those that completed the 6-session Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery Program this monthly drop-in group is designed to support your practice. Stop by and see former group members, engage in some meditation and guided imagery; and talk about the benefits and challenges of maintaining "mindful-awareness" in your daily life. Contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703.698.2524 or Rebecca.McIntyre@inova.org. Registration is required by the Friday prior to group.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class at Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration).

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7:00pm

Zumba, FC, Sept 20 (FC)

Zumba, FC, Sept 2017 (FC)

Please register under Zumba-Bilingue. Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well-being. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

Lung Cancer Group (FC)

Note: Our August meeting will feature a discussion on nutrition and myths associated with certain foods and diets. Join other patients, survivors, family members and friends to discuss the challenges of living with lung cancer and its treatments. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Course Overview fo (FC)

Mandatory Course Overview for Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery for Patients and Caregivers, July 20-August 24 (FC)

This is a required course overview for those registered for Minfulness-Based Cancer Recovery for Patients and Caregivers, July 20-Aug 24.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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10:00am

Carcinoid Cancer G (FC)

Carcinoid Cancer Group 2017 (FC)

Meet with other patients and their adult loved ones to share experiences and learn from one another in this patient-led monthly meeting for those with neuroendocrine tumors. For more information email mitchmberger@msn.com.

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10:00am

Functional Fitnes (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, FO, May 15-July 17 (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, FO, May-Aug 2017 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance. If attending for the first time in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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10:15am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Loudoun, Mon, May-Aug 2017 (44084 RP)

No class July 3. Appropriate for all fitness levels. An energetic workout that combines cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Functional Circuit (44084 RP)

Functional Circuit, Loudoun, May-Jul 2017 (44084 RP)



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9:00am

Circuit Training (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Loudoun, Monday, June 5-Aug 14 (44084 RP)

There will be no class on July 3, 2017. Appropriate for medium to advanced fitness levels.  Using timed stations and different movement patterns, you’ll develop agility, strength,  balance and flexibility. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Mon, Jul-Aug (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Jul-A (FC)

Keeping Fit, Jul-Aug 2017 (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. If you love to dance, this is the class for you! Moving to energizing music, you'll build strength and balance. Add in resistance equipment and you've got the perfect class! You must be able to get up and down from the floor. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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5:00pm

Chemotherapy and B (FC)

Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know (FC)

An oncology nurse navigator will explain what to expect during chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer, how to prepare for your appointment, an overview on nutrition and exercise, managing side effects and available online resources.

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6:00pm

Look Good...Feel B (IAH-LWC)

Look Good...Feel Better, Alexandria (IAH-LWC)

A beauty professional will teach women in active treatment how to manage the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy, radiation or other forms of treatment. First time registrants will receive a makeup kit. Family members/friends may not attend. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Council. Beginning June 1, registration is required through lookgoodfeelbetter.org, or call 1-800-227-2345.

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6:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation at Fairfax (FC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If two appointments are missed without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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6:00pm

Healing Touch- Lou (44084 RP)

Healing Touch- Loudoun 2017 (44084 RP)

Healing Touch practitioners employ the hands, placed just above the body or with actual light touch, to clear, energize, and balance the human and environmental energy fields, thus affecting physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. Dress comfortably and bring a sheet, blanket and pillow. Space is limited; registration is required.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation at Fairfax (FC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If two appointments are missed without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, Loudoun, MON (44084 RP)

This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (ILH-R)

Caregiver Connection-Loudoun (ILH-R)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Registration is required 48 hours in advance. Facilitator: Elise Schneider, LCSW.

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7:00pm

Caregiver Connecti (FC)

Caregiver Connection-Fairfax (FC)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Please register by preceding Friday. Facilitators: Molly Boehm, MSW, LSW.

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1:30pm

Building Strength (FO-LWC)

Building Strength while In Treatment, FO, May 16-July 25 (FO-LWC)

No class July 4. Learn how to build strength and increase energy with gentle, low intensity and low impact resistance exercises. This class emphasizes increasing overall strength, endurance and range of motion. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring water and a small towel. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Tai Chi, Family Ce (FC)

Tai Chi, Family Center (FC)

This ancient practice embodies China's most profound concepts and principles of health and movement. Based on softness and awareness (rather than force and resistance) it has been recognized for thousands of years as both a method of self-cultivation and form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. This class will teach basic movements. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery for Patients in maintenance or recently completed treatment, July 11, 2017-Aug 15 (FC)

This is a six-week series during which you will learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at Course Overview Meeting on June 27, 1-2pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information please contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703-698-2524.

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6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, Tues, Leesburg, Jul 11-Aug 15 (44084 RP)

Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Zumba, Family Cent (FC)

Zumba, Family Center (FC)

Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well-being. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Registration is required.

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7:30pm

Prostate Cancer (FC)

Us Too, Prostate Cancer Support Group, Dr. Trump (FC)

Dr. Donald "Skip" Trump, CEO and Executive Director of the Inova Schar Cancer Institute will give us an update on the Inova Schar Cancer Institute.

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10:30pm

Spirituality Quest (FC)

Spirituality Quest, July 2017 (FC)

Join us on the second Tuesday of the month as we explore our spiritual paths. Join us for a cup of tea while we listen to dulcimer musician Linda Shearer for "Awakening the Spirit and How Sound Can Enhance Our Spiritual Practice". Facilitator: Marsha Komandt, RN, OCN. Please register.

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10:30am

Coalesce II (FC)

Coalesce II: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Contact Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT for more information, micheline.toussaint@inova.org or 703.698.2521. Registration is required.

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1:30pm

Zentangle (44084 RP)

Zentangle, 2017 (44084 RP)

Take a mental vacation from cancer and enjoy the experience of Zentangle- It’s is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. The experience of doing Zentangle increases focus and creativity, and provides artistic satisfaction along with an increased sense of wellbeing. A new theme is explored in each monthly class. All supplies are provided, but if you have attended this class in the past, please bring your kit. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Teens Art Therapy (FC)

Art Therapy Group for Teens in Treatment (FC)

Explore your creative side using a variety of techniques and materials. Artistic ability is NOT necessary - just a willingness to have some fun and make art with other teens who are also impacted by cancer. To register contact Sarah.Schmidt@inova.org or call 703.776-2403.

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6:00pm

Brain Tumor Group, (FC)

Brain Tumor Group, Family Center (FC)

Adult patients and family members are invited to share and learn ways to meet the challenges of living with primary malignant or benign brain tumors at this monthly meeting. Facilitators: Vera Hirshman, RN, and Micheline Toussaint, LCSW. Registration is required. Note: There will be no August group. See you in September.

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6:00pm

Prostate Group Lou (LCSC)

Us Too Prostate Cancer Support Group, Loudoun 2017 (LCSC)

Join other men for an opportunity to network and learn about valuable prostate cancer information and resources. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (IAH-CCW)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, Alexandria (IAH-CCW)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer and from diagnosis up to one year completion of active treatment, are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to learn how to best navigate survivorship. If attending for the first time call, 703.698.2522. Registration is required. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW, OSW-C, and Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, OCN.

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3:00pm

Move Your Body, Ju (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, Jun-July 2017 (FO-LWC)

No class July 5. Appropriate for medium to advanced levels of fitness. Kick up your energy and fitness levels with a cardio workout designed to increase strength and endurance. Incorporates body weight exercises and a moderately intense pace. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Zumba, FC, Sept 20 (FC)

Zumba, FC, Sept 2017 (FC)

Please register under Zumba-Bilingue. Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well-being. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, Jul-Aug (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises.Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge, July-August 2017 (FC)

Appropriate for medium to experienced fitness levels. If you crave variety this is the class for you! Fusing together different intensities and types of movement we'll keep your body guessing as you get stronger. You must be able to get up and down from the floor and be 2 months post-surgery. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Head and Neck Canc (FC)

Head and Neck Cancers Group (FC)

Current and former head and neck cancer patients and their significant others are invited to learn from and connect with one another. Facilitator: Corinne Cook, LCSW, and Gerry Higgins, MSN, RN-BC, OCN. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Caregiver Connecti (FO-C)

Caregiver Connection at Fair Oaks (FO-C)

Meet for ongoing support in dealing with the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer. Learn coping strategies and information related to cancer and its treatments. Registration is required 48 hours in advance. Facilitator: Karen Archer, MSW.

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6:00pm

Colorectal Cancer (ILH-R)

Colorectal Cancer Connect Group, Loudoun (ILH-R)

Connect with patients, survivors and loved ones impacted by a colorectal cancer diagnosis to meet the challenges of treatment and survivorship. Facilitators: Roberta Quirk, MSW and Mary Kay Mecca, RN, BSN. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

PiYo, FO, May 24-J (FO-LWC)

PiYo, FO, May 24-July 12 (FO-LWC)

Update: June 28 class cancelled by instructor. PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. It's all about energy, power, and using your body to sculpt your body. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Fighting Cancer wi (IAH-CCW)

Fighting Cancer with a Fork-IAH (IAH-CCW)

Deb Rowland, RD, CSO, dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition will provide an overview of nutritional recommendations for cancer patients and survivors. Please register with Deb Rowland, RD, 703-504-7923.

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5:30pm

Breast Ca, Fair Ok (FO-RO)

Breast Cancer Group at Fair Oaks (FO-RO)

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, no more than 2 years out of active treatment (see Women’s Survivorship Group for those more than 2 years out of active treatment). Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required. Register online at www.lifewithcancer.org or call 703.698.2526. Facilitators: Maureen Broderick, LCSW and Gale Towery, RN, BSN, OCN, CBCN.

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10:15am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Loudoun, Thu, May-Aug 2017 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. An energetic workout that combines cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Strengthen with Ba (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates, FO, Thu, May-July (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. You'll combine barre and pilates movements set to motivating music to creat an invigorating workout. If this is your first time attending the class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physical approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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9:00am

Circuit Training (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, ILH, Thu, May-Jul, 2017 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for medium to advanced fitness levels. Using timed stations and different movement patterns, you'll develop agility, strength, balance and flexibility. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone, June 1-Jul 27 (FC)

Class is appropriate for all fitness levels. There will be no class on July 6, 2017. Jazz up your routine and experience the latest trend in a full body workout. Barre Tone is ideal for those who want to sculpt, strengthen, and increase flexibility, while enjoying the infusion of dance. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Orientation, Thu A (FC)

Orientation, Thu AM (FC)

Take a tour of our Family Center and learn about our many programs, classes, groups and services for children and adults. Registration is required. Can't make a scheduled orientation? Call us at 703.206.5433 to arrange a personal session.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration). Class facilitated by Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN.

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3:30pm

Joyful Belly Dance (FC)

Joyful Belly Dance, FC, Thu, Jul 13 (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. Join us for this single class. Immerse yourself in the music, rhythms, patterns and pure joy of middle eastern belly dance! Learn shimmies, belly rolls, undulations, isolations and more as you feel your body getting stronger, more relaxed and more limber. Belly dance is an amazing workout, a ton of fun and absolutely beautiful! Wear comfortable clothing and bare feet. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Prostate Cancer (IAH-AUD)

Us Too, Prostate Cancer Support Group, IAH (IAH-AUD)

This monthly group includes a 30-40 minute presentation by a physician or other health professional on an area relevant to prostate cancer, followed by an opportunity to share with and learn from other survivors both in and out of treatment. Spouses/Partners/Loved ones welcome! For information contact David McGinness, LCSW, OSW-C, 703-504-3083 or david.mcginness@inova.org

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6:30pm

Women's Survivorsh (ILH-R)

Women's Survivorship Group, Leesburg (ILH-R)

For women in maintenance therapy or completed treatment. Many women who have completed treatment find it difficult to resume life as they knew it prior to cancer. This group is designed to help you gain insight and balance in your life through discussion, problem-solving and other modalities. Registration is required. Facilitator: Sabine Gnesdiloff, LCSW, OSW-C.

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1:00pm

Advanced Disease (FO-LWC)

Living with Advanced Disease, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

Note: Just one monthly meeting June-August. Join us as we explore ways to learn to live with advanced cancer and the many questions and life decisions that come along with an advanced cancer diagnosis. Join others who can support you on this road. Please call 703.391.3691 for more information. Registration required.

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Patie (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, Jun-Jul 2017 (FO-LWC)

No class July 7. Appropriate for all levels, this class incorporates gentle movement and supported positions. Yin Yoga targets the deepest tissues of the body allowing increased range of motion and promoting optimal health and vitality. Props and mats are provided. Please dress comfortably; bring a light blanket and water. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga, (FC)

Restorative Yoga, FC, Jul-Aug, 2017 (FC)

Note: No class August 4. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold, Leesbu (44084 RP)

Zumba Gold, Leesburg, Jul 14 and 28 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. Easy to follow choreography that promotes balance, range of motion and coordination. Come prepared to sweat!Registration is required.

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10:00am

Functional Fitnes (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, FO, May 15-July 17 (FO-LWC)

Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, FO, May-Aug 2017 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance. If attending for the first time in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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10:15am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Loudoun, Mon, May-Aug 2017 (44084 RP)

No class July 3. Appropriate for all fitness levels. An energetic workout that combines cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Functional Circuit (44084 RP)

Functional Circuit, Loudoun, May-Jul 2017 (44084 RP)



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9:00am

Circuit Training (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Loudoun, Monday, June 5-Aug 14 (44084 RP)

There will be no class on July 3, 2017. Appropriate for medium to advanced fitness levels.  Using timed stations and different movement patterns, you’ll develop agility, strength,  balance and flexibility. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Mon, Jul-Aug (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Jul-A (FC)

Keeping Fit, Jul-Aug 2017 (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. If you love to dance, this is the class for you! Moving to energizing music, you'll build strength and balance. Add in resistance equipment and you've got the perfect class! You must be able to get up and down from the floor. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, Loudoun, MON (44084 RP)

This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration). Class facilitated by Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN.

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5:30pm

Breast Cancer Grou (IAH-LWC)

Breast Cancer Group at Alexandria (IAH-LWC)

Note: This group will not meet in August. This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, no more than 2 years out of active treatment (see Women’s Survivorship Group for those more than 2 years out of active treatment). Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required. Facilitators: Michelle Ferretti, MSW and Gerry Higgins, MSN, RN-BC, OCN. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC, Mon (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Leukemia and Lymph (FC)

Leukemia and Lymphoma Support Group (FC)

Note: Beginning in September this group will meet 11am-12:30pm. This support group is open to any patient with a leukemia/lymphoma diagnosis, and/or their caregivers, to help enhance coping and adjustment. Each month we will focus on a specific topic (e.g. coping with uncertainty, fear of recurrence, etc) in addition to open discussion. For more information please contact Rebecca McIntyre, LCSW, OSW-C at 703.698.2524. Registration is required by close of business Friday prior to the meeting.

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5:00pm

Look Good...Feel B (FC)

Look Good...Feel Better-Family Center 2017 (FC)

A beauty professional will teach women in active treatment how to manage the appearance-related side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.First time registrants will receive a makeup kit. Family members/friends may not attend. Co-sponsored with American Cancer Society, National Cosmetology Association and Personal Care Products Council. Registration is required. To register call 1-800-227-2345 to register for LGFB or go to lookgoodfeelbetter.org.

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery for Patients in maintenance or recently completed treatment, July 11, 2017-Aug 15 (FC)

This is a six-week series during which you will learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at Course Overview Meeting on June 27, 1-2pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information please contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703-698-2524.

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1:30pm

Building Strength (FO-LWC)

Building Strength while In Treatment, FO, May 16-July 25 (FO-LWC)

No class July 4. Learn how to build strength and increase energy with gentle, low intensity and low impact resistance exercises. This class emphasizes increasing overall strength, endurance and range of motion. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring water and a small towel. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

Tai Chi, Family Ce (FC)

Tai Chi, Family Center (FC)

This ancient practice embodies China's most profound concepts and principles of health and movement. Based on softness and awareness (rather than force and resistance) it has been recognized for thousands of years as both a method of self-cultivation and form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. This class will teach basic movements. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Zumba, Family Cent (FC)

Zumba, Family Center (FC)

Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well-being. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Registration is required.

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11:45am

Multiple Myeloma, (FC)

Multiple Myeloma, July 2017 (FC)

This monthly meeting will be an open group for MM patients and families to get together to discuss, learn, and share the challenges of living with multiple myeloma. Facilitators: Drucilla Brethwaite, LCSW and Susan Carlson, RN. Co-sponsored with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Light lunch. Registration is required.

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5:00pm

Managing Side Effe (FC)

Managing Side Effects of Hormonal Therapy (FC)

Mary Wilkinson, MD, Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN, Shara Sosa, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, Drucilla Brethwaite, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C will discuss management of hot flashes, sleep disruption, bone health & sexual side effects. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, Tues, Leesburg, Jul 11-Aug 15 (44084 RP)

Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (IAH-LWC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class- Inova Alexandria Hospital (IAH-LWC)

Learn what you need to know before, during and after breast cancer surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Family member/friend may attend without registration. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Colorectal Cancer (FC)

Colorectal Cancer Connect Group-FC, Tu, 2017 (FC)

Now a MONTHLY group! Connect with patients, survivors and loved ones impacted by a colorectal cancer diagnosis to meet the challenges of treatment and survivorship. Facilitators: Michelle Bronzo, MA. LPC, CT and Amy Siegel, RN, BSN.

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6:30pm

Young Women with B (FC)

Young Women with Breast Cancer, Family Center (FC)

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s with non-metastatic breast cancer and from diagnosis up to one year completion of active treatment, are invited to meet with others in a supportive environment to learn how to best navigate survivorship. If attending for the first time call, 703.698.2522. Registration is required. Facilitators: Shara Sosa, LCSW, OSW-C, and Carrie Friedman, RN, BS, OCN.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, Jul-Aug (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises.Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Move Your Body, Ju (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, Jun-July 2017 (FO-LWC)

No class July 5. Appropriate for medium to advanced levels of fitness. Kick up your energy and fitness levels with a cardio workout designed to increase strength and endurance. Incorporates body weight exercises and a moderately intense pace. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge, July-August 2017 (FC)

Appropriate for medium to experienced fitness levels. If you crave variety this is the class for you! Fusing together different intensities and types of movement we'll keep your body guessing as you get stronger. You must be able to get up and down from the floor and be 2 months post-surgery. Registration is required.

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5:30pm

New Survivorship G (FC)

Women's Breast or Gynecological Cancer Survivorship Group <3 years (FC)

This group is for women in maintenance therapy or those who have completed treatment within the last 3 years. Many women who have completed treatment find it difficult to resume life as they knew it prior to cancer. Facilitated by oncology therapist, Rebecca McIntyre, MA., M.Ed., LCSW and Oncology Nurse Navigator, Rebecca DiPatri, RN, BSN, OCN this group is designed to help you gain insight and balance in your life through discussion, problem-solving and various other modalities. Registration is required.

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10:15am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Loudoun, Thu, May-Aug 2017 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. An energetic workout that combines cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Strengthen with Ba (FO-LWC)

Strengthen with Barre and Pilates, FO, Thu, May-July (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. You'll combine barre and pilates movements set to motivating music to creat an invigorating workout. If this is your first time attending the class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physical approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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9:00am

Circuit Training (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, ILH, Thu, May-Jul, 2017 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for medium to advanced fitness levels. Using timed stations and different movement patterns, you'll develop agility, strength, balance and flexibility. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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6:30pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone, June 1-Jul 27 (FC)

Class is appropriate for all fitness levels. There will be no class on July 6, 2017. Jazz up your routine and experience the latest trend in a full body workout. Barre Tone is ideal for those who want to sculpt, strengthen, and increase flexibility, while enjoying the infusion of dance. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Art Therapy (FC)

Healing through Art Therapy, Fairfax (FC)

Registration begins on the first of each month. Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation and guided imagery. This group provides opportunities for reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be a part of a supportive, creative community. This group is for those currently in treatment, out of treatment within 2 years, caregivers and bereaved within 2 years. Facilitated by Jean McCaw, ATR-BC, LCPAT & Sarah Schmidt, MA. Registation is required. Once registered please call to cancel if you cannot attend so that someone else may attend.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga, FC, J (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, Thu, July-August 2017 (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath work and a relax action technique that leads into a guided meditation. Separate registration is required for each class.

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2:30pm

Writing Your Life (FC)

Writing Your Life Stories Monthly Drop-In Group (FC)

This writing group is for those who previously completed the 4 week series, giving you the opportunity to remember and capture some of your favorite memories in writing. Facilitator: Lynn Magrum, MSN, CANP, AOCN. Registration is required.

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5:00pm

Men's Fitness Work (FO-LWC)

Men's Fitness Workshop (FO-LWC)

Is it time to regain strength, flexibility and balance? Need a program you can complete at home with those weights hanging out in the back of your closet? Our Men’s Only Fitness Workshop will help you create a program you can easily do on your own. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring water and a small towel. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery for Patients and Caregivers, July 20-Aug 24 (FC)

This is a six-week series during which you will learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at the course overview meeting July 6, 6-7 PM; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; commitment to assigned reading and home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information please contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703-698-2524.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga, (FC)

Restorative Yoga, FC, Jul-Aug, 2017 (FC)

Note: No class August 4. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Patie (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, Jun-Jul 2017 (FO-LWC)

No class July 7. Appropriate for all levels, this class incorporates gentle movement and supported positions. Yin Yoga targets the deepest tissues of the body allowing increased range of motion and promoting optimal health and vitality. Props and mats are provided. Please dress comfortably; bring a light blanket and water. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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10:00am

Chemotherapy and B (FC)

Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know (FC)

An oncology nurse navigator will explain what to expect during chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer, how to prepare for your appointment, an overview on nutrition and exercise, managing side effects and available online resources.

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1:00pm

Knitting and Croch (FC)

Knitting and Crocheting Circle (FC)

Past, new, experienced and inexperienced participants are welcome to join us monthly on the first Tuesday and/or third Friday. Work on your own project or one to donate. All supplies will be provided. Facilitator: Carolyn Sam, M.Ed. Registration is required.

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11:30am

Functional Circuit (44084 RP)

Functional Circuit, Loudoun, May-Jul 2017 (44084 RP)



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9:00am

Circuit Training (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Loudoun, Monday, June 5-Aug 14 (44084 RP)

There will be no class on July 3, 2017. Appropriate for medium to advanced fitness levels.  Using timed stations and different movement patterns, you’ll develop agility, strength,  balance and flexibility. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Mon, Jul-Aug (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Jul-A (FC)

Keeping Fit, Jul-Aug 2017 (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. If you love to dance, this is the class for you! Moving to energizing music, you'll build strength and balance. Add in resistance equipment and you've got the perfect class! You must be able to get up and down from the floor. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC, Mon (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, Loudoun, MON (44084 RP)

This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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10:15am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Loudoun, Mon, May-Aug 2017 (44084 RP)

No class July 3. Appropriate for all fitness levels. An energetic workout that combines cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Healing Through Ar (FO-LWC)

Healing Through Art Therapy, Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

Registration opens on the first of the month. Experience the power of your creativity through art therapy, relaxation and guided imagery. This group provides opportunities for reflection and personal growth while creating with a variety of art media and approaches. No art experience is necessary, just a willingness to explore and be part of a supportive, creative community. This group is for those currently in treatment, out of treatment within 2 years, caregivers and bereaved within 2 years. Registration is required. Please note, # 3580, is across from the hospital. There is free valet parking. Once registered please call 703.698.2526 to cancel if you cannot attend. Facilitator: Jean McCaw, ATR-BC, LCPAT.

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7:00pm

Aprendiendo Juntos (FC)

Aprendiendo Juntos (FC)

Aprender información útil para los sobrevivientes y sus seres queridos. Registración mandatorio. Para más información, llamar a David McGinness, 703.698.2529.

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6:00pm

Breast Ca, Loudoun (ILH-R)

Breast Cancer Group at Loudoun (ILH-R)

This group is for women diagnosed with stage 0-3 breast cancer, no more than 2 years out of active treatment (see Women’s Survivorship Group for those more than 2 years out of active treatment). Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required. . Join others who are sharing information, making decisions about treatment, and learning how to best navigate survivorship. Registration is required. For more information please contact Christine Stone RN 703-858-8867 or Elise Schneider LCSW 703-858-8619.

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1:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery for Patients in maintenance or recently completed treatment, July 11, 2017-Aug 15 (FC)

This is a six-week series during which you will learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at Course Overview Meeting on June 27, 1-2pm; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; assigned reading and commitment to home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information please contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703-698-2524.

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5:30pm

Tai Chi, Family Ce (FC)

Tai Chi, Family Center (FC)

This ancient practice embodies China's most profound concepts and principles of health and movement. Based on softness and awareness (rather than force and resistance) it has been recognized for thousands of years as both a method of self-cultivation and form of self-defense. Practiced at a slow and even speed, Tai Chi promotes relaxation, straight posture, and balance. This class will teach basic movements. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Zumba, Family Cent (FC)

Zumba, Family Center (FC)

Zumba combines slow and fast rhythms with resistance training, while toning the body and cardiovascular system. Adding some Latin flavor and enthusiasm to the mix, it can help to lift your mood and improve your general sense of well-being. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Registration is required.

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10:00am

Chemotherapy Class (IAH-LWC)

Chemotherapy Class, Alexandria (IAH-LWC)

An oncology nurse navigator will explain what to expect during chemotherapy treatments, how to prepare for your appointment, tips for managing side effects, and resources available during treatment and into survivorship.

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1:30pm

Building Strength (FO-LWC)

Building Strength while In Treatment, FO, May 16-July 25 (FO-LWC)

No class July 4. Learn how to build strength and increase energy with gentle, low intensity and low impact resistance exercises. This class emphasizes increasing overall strength, endurance and range of motion. Equipment is provided. Dress comfortably and bring water and a small towel. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Yoga for Strength (44084 RP)

Yoga for Strength and Flexibility, Tues, Leesburg, Jul 11-Aug 15 (44084 RP)

Best for those 6 weeks out from surgery and ready for more active yoga. Bring your yoga practice to a new level as you strengthen your body and improve flexibility. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Coalesce II (FC)

Coalesce II: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Contact Micheline Toussaint, LCSW, RYT for more information, micheline.toussaint@inova.org or 703.698.2521. Registration is required.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FO-LWC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class at Fair Oaks (FO-LWC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration).

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Wed, Jul-Aug (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises.Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Move Your Body, Ju (FO-LWC)

Move Your Body, Jun-July 2017 (FO-LWC)

No class July 5. Appropriate for medium to advanced levels of fitness. Kick up your energy and fitness levels with a cardio workout designed to increase strength and endurance. Incorporates body weight exercises and a moderately intense pace. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Cross-Train Challe (FC)

Cross-Train Challenge, July-August 2017 (FC)

Appropriate for medium to experienced fitness levels. If you crave variety this is the class for you! Fusing together different intensities and types of movement we'll keep your body guessing as you get stronger. You must be able to get up and down from the floor and be 2 months post-surgery. Registration is required.

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6:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation at Fairfax (FC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If two appointments are missed without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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7:00pm

Reiki for Relaxati (FC)

Reiki for Relaxation at Fairfax (FC)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If two appointments are missed without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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5:30pm

GYN Cancers Group (FC)

GYN Cancers Group, Family Center 2017 (FC)

Women diagnosed with ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancers are invited to this monthly group to share experiences and learn from one another. Facilitator: Rebecca McIntyre, LCSW, OSW-C. Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Gentle Yoga, FC, J (FC)

Gentle Yoga, FC, Thu, July-August 2017 (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Meditation and Gui (FC)

Meditation and Guided Imagery, FC, Thu (FC)

Join us for a relaxing exploration of the power and benefits of meditation, a practice that can reduce stress and offer healing. Each weekly session begins with breath work and a relax action technique that leads into a guided meditation. Separate registration is required for each class.

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6:00pm

Mindfulness-Based (FC)

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery for Patients and Caregivers, July 20-Aug 24 (FC)

This is a six-week series during which you will learn practices that focus on the connection and integration of the mind and body to effect changes on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels for the purpose of promoting health and well-being. Requirements for registration: Attendance at the course overview meeting July 6, 6-7 PM; purchase of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; regular attendance; commitment to assigned reading and home-based practice. Registration is required and space is limited. For more information please contact Rebecca McIntyre at 703-698-2524.

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6:30pm

Barre Tone (FC)

Barre Tone, June 1-Jul 27 (FC)

Class is appropriate for all fitness levels. There will be no class on July 6, 2017. Jazz up your routine and experience the latest trend in a full body workout. Barre Tone is ideal for those who want to sculpt, strengthen, and increase flexibility, while enjoying the infusion of dance. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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9:00am

Circuit Training (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, ILH, Thu, May-Jul, 2017 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for medium to advanced fitness levels. Using timed stations and different movement patterns, you'll develop agility, strength, balance and flexibility. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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10:15am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Loudoun, Thu, May-Aug 2017 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. An energetic workout that combines cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Optimizing Nutriti (FC)

Optimizing Nutrition throughout Treatment (FC)

We’ll review nutritional priorities throughout the course of cancer treatment, as well as strategies to help overcome common treatment related side effects to help optimize nutrition status. Class will include a demo of preparation of 2 or 3 nutrient dense smoothie/shakes, with a good protein base, a common recommendation when experiencing a variety of side effects from chemo/radiation. Presented by Lauren Fay, RD, CSO, LDN, CNSC is a registered dietitian and a certified specialist in oncology nutrition and nutrition support

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12:00pm

Breast Surgery Pre (ILH-PER )

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Inova Loudoun Hospital (ILH-PER )

If you are scheduled for a mastectomy or lumpectomy with reconstruction at Inova Loudoun Hospital, this educational class will help you prepare for surgery. You will receive an overview of what to expect from our oncology nurse navigator, physical and occupational therapists and oncology social worker. Family member may attend without registration. Instructor: Christine Stone RN, MSN, OCN. Registration is required; no exceptions.

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12:30pm

Breast Surgery Pre (FC)

Breast Surgery Pre-Op Class, Fairfax (FC)

A nurse navigator will explain what you need to know before, during and after mastectomy surgery: node biopsy, managing drains and discomfort, bathing, moving comfortably, prostheses, undergarments, and more. Registration is required (family member/friend may attend without registration). Class facilitated by Laura Hudgens, RN, BSN, OCN.

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7:30pm

Young Adult Group (FC)

Young Adult Group 2017 (FC)

This is not your grandmother's support group. We talk about the things that no one else wants to talk about: dating, employment, fertility, and anything else that affects people in the 18-39 age range. Facilitators: Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, OSW-C and Ray Wadlow, MD. Please register.

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6:00pm

Orientation, Thu P (FC)

Orientation, Thu PM (FC)

Take a tour of our Family Center and learn about our many programs, classes, groups and services for children and adults. Registration is required. Can't make a scheduled orientation? Call us at 703.206.5433 to arrange a personal session.

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6:45pm

Reiki at Loudoun (44084 RP)

Reiki for Relaxation at Loudoun (44084 RP)

Registration opens on the first business day of each month. This ancient practice involves positioning the hands along the body to direct energy, release tension and discomfort, and enhance well-being. Dress comfortably and bring a blanket. Registration is required. Once registered please call if you need to cancel so that someone else may attend. If you miss two appointments without prior notice we may need to refer you to Reiki practitioners in the community.

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10:15am

Restorative Yoga, (FC)

Restorative Yoga, FC, Jul-Aug, 2017 (FC)

Note: No class August 4. This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Using bolsters, blocks and blankets to support your body, you'll easily melt into a pose. Gentle stretches, breath work and guided meditation deepen your practice. Please bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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10:30am

Zumba Gold, Leesbu (44084 RP)

Zumba Gold, Leesburg, Jul 14 and 28 (44084 RP)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. Easy to follow choreography that promotes balance, range of motion and coordination. Come prepared to sweat!Registration is required.

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1:00pm

Yin Yoga for Patie (FO-LWC)

Yin Yoga for Patients in Treatment, Jun-Jul 2017 (FO-LWC)

No class July 7. Appropriate for all levels, this class incorporates gentle movement and supported positions. Yin Yoga targets the deepest tissues of the body allowing increased range of motion and promoting optimal health and vitality. Props and mats are provided. Please dress comfortably; bring a light blanket and water. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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00:00pm

Coalesce: An Advan (FC)

Coalesce: An Advanced Breast Cancer Group (FC)

Meet weekly with women of all ages to share life's joys and sorrows. Prior screening is required as this is a closed group; please call facilitator, Shara Sosa, 703.698.2522.

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10:15am

Total Body Conditi (44084 RP)

Total Body Conditioning, Loudoun, Mon, May-Aug 2017 (44084 RP)

No class July 3. Appropriate for all fitness levels. An energetic workout that combines cardio, strengthening, balance and core in one workout. If this is your first time attending this class in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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9:00am

Circuit Training (44084 RP)

Circuit Training, Loudoun, Monday, June 5-Aug 14 (44084 RP)

There will be no class on July 3, 2017. Appropriate for medium to advanced fitness levels.  Using timed stations and different movement patterns, you’ll develop agility, strength,  balance and flexibility. Registration is required.

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2:00pm

Chair-Based Exerci (FC)

Chair-Based Exercise, Mon, Jul-Aug (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels of fitness. Designed for people with limited mobility, you'll increase your stamina, aerobic endurance, core strength, flexibility and balance through the use of resistance equipment and body weight exercises. Registration is required.

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3:00pm

Keeping Fit, Jul-A (FC)

Keeping Fit, Jul-Aug 2017 (FC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. If you love to dance, this is the class for you! Moving to energizing music, you'll build strength and balance. Add in resistance equipment and you've got the perfect class! You must be able to get up and down from the floor. If this is your first time attending in 2017, bring Physical Participation waiver to first class (go to lifewithcancer.org and look for the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (FC)

Evening Gentle Yoga, FC, Mon (FC)

This class is appropriate for all fitness levels. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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7:00pm

Evening Gentle Yog (44084 RP)

Evening Gentle Yoga, Loudoun, MON (44084 RP)

This class is best for those in active treatment or recovering from surgery. Blending gentle movement, breathing and relaxation you'll increase stamina and flexibility. You'll learn movements that stretch, strengthen and relax muscles. Bring a blanket. Registration is required.

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10:00am

Functional Fitness (FO-LWC)

Functional Fitness, FO, May-Aug 2017 (FO-LWC)

Appropriate for all fitness levels. Using resistance equipment, body weight and different movement patterns you'll build strength, cardio, flexibility and balance. If attending for the first time in 2017, please bring a signed physical activity waiver (found on the Class Forms page under the Class Registration tab). Physician approval is required if you have had surgery within 6 weeks. Registration is required.

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Location Key:


 44084 RP:
  44084 RP, 44084 Riverside Parkway, Ste 400, Lower Level , Leesburg, VA, 20176    Map It

 FC:
  Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell St, Fairfax, VA, 22031-4505    Map It

 FC:
  Life with Cancer Family Center, 8411 Pennell Street, Fairfax, VA, 22031    Map It
www.lifewithcancer.org

 FO-C:
  Fair Oaks Cancer Center, Conference Rooms, Conference Rooms, Lower Level, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033    Map It

 FO-LWC:
  Fair Oaks Cancer Center, Life with Cancer Suite, Lower Level, Suite 005, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033    Map It

 FO-RO:
  Fair Oaks Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology, Lower Level, Suite, 001, 3580 Joseph Siewick Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22033    Map It

 IAH-AUD:
  Inova Alexandra Hospital-Auditorium , 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304    Map It

 IAH-CCW:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital Cancer Center Waiting Room, 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304    Map It

 IAH-LWC:
  Inova Alexandria Hospital- Life with Cancer Office, 4320 Seminary Road, Ste 1.NE.5.4, Alexandria, VA, 22304    Map It

 ILH-PER :
  Inova Loudoun Hospital Patient Education Room, 44045 Riverside Parkway, Leesburg, VA    Map It

 ILH-R:
  Inova Loudoun Hospital-Radiation Oncology Center, 44035 Riverside Parkway, Ste. 100, Leesburg, VA, 20176    Map It

 LCSC:
  Loudoun County Senior Center, 21060 Whitfield Place, Sterling, VA, 20165    Map It