Center for Mind, Body, Spirit October Events

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These programs are free of charge and open to individuals diagnosed with cancer, their families and loved ones at The Center for Body, Mind & Spirit at Mercy Cancer Center, 41201 Schaden Road, Elyria. Services are available regardless of where patients receive treatment. Mercy Cancer Center is now affiliated with University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center.

The Center for Body, Mind & Spirit has received national recognition for providing innovative, high-quality care for people touched by cancer.

The Center’s complete Program Guide is available online at and click the link for the guide. For more information, call 440-324-0480.

FREE COMMUNITY cancer/health SCREENING       

Mercy Cancer Center will sponsor a free cancer/health screening Saturday, November 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the center, 41201 Schaden Road, Elyria. Screenings will include Prostate (exam & PSA), Skin, Bone Density, Cholesterol, and Vitamin D.  Participants may also talk with a Breast Health Educator and a dietician. Watch for more information and registration details.

Ongoing Support Groups

Breast Cancer

6:30 p.m.

October 13

Colorectal Cancer – NEW  – COMING UP NEXT MONTH (meets quarterly)

6-7:30 p.m.

November 5

Head & Neck Cancer  

6-7:30 p.m.

October 1

Leukemia, Lymphoma & Myeloma Family Support Group

6-7:30 p.m.

October 20

Prostate Cancer Group

10 a.m. (new time)

October 11


Holistic classes now available to community members

If you do NOT have a cancer connection, but are interested in learning new tools to help you enhance your health and quality of life, The Center for Body, Mind & Spirit is now offering a limited selection of programs to the general community for a fee.  Please call 324-0480 to register.  Payment may be made at the class.

Introduction to Meditation

Meditation is a simple, effective way to relax and reduce stress through breathing techniques and imagery. This one-hour class will introduce you to the basics of meditation and allow you to experience, firsthand, peace of mind and relief from anxiety. You will be able to take the skills you learn and apply them to reduce stress in your daily life. Materials will be provided.

Thursday, November 13, 5:30 p.m. or Wednesday, December 3, 2 p.m./Fee:  $20


Other services for those touched by cancer:


Chair Yoga



Introduction to the Labyrinth

Nature Cards



Fireside Book Club


By appointment, call 440-324-0480

Comfort Touch

Estate Planning

Individual and Family Supportive Counseling

Living Will & Healthcare Power of Attorney

Spiritual Care

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