The Mind/Body Cancer Program

The Mind/Body Cancer Program

Massachusetts General Hospital
Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine

This program can help you restore a sense of control and well-being to your life.

The Mind/Body Program for Cancer is designed to supplement your medical treatment by giving you tools to cope with the stress of your illness, make informed choices about treatment, and maintain hope.  Over 10 weekly 2-hour sessions will help you:

  • Learn self-care techniques that help you maximize your health (through relaxation, nutrition, yoga, and cognitive therapy).
  • Reduce stress and physical and emotional symptoms associated with cancer and its treatment.
  • Cope with and manage side effects of chemotherapy and radiation.
  • More actively participate in your health care.
  • Regain a sense of control, optimism, energy and well-being.