Thrivers Connection Education Series

1/15/15 -- Sean Cossey and Dr. Kevin Harrison presented at the Thrivers Connection on the benefits of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy.

9/18/14 -- Kitty Snyder, a Samaritan Hospital Healing Touch practitioner, educated the group as to the definition of healing touch as a form of energy healing and its benefits to Cancer Thrivers.

7/10/14 -- Nancy is pictured with Shavina Richardson, MSW, formally the In-Reach/Outreach Specialist for the Cancer Services Program of Albany/Rensselaer Counties at St. Peter's Health Partners.

3/13/14 -- Nancy is pictured here with Kiva Block Sprissler, licensed massage therapist and yoga instructor. Kiva spoke to the group in March about the benefits of therapeutic massage for cancer wellness.

Are You a Thriver? Despite cancer, THRIVE by seeking health and wellness in ALL aspects of your life! Join us for these FREE luncheon programs. RSVP by calling 518-858-3738, or email

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Hildegard Medicus Cancer Center

St. Mary's Hospital

1300 Massachusetts Ave.

Troy, NY 12180

NEXT SEMINAR January 11th  |  Noon - 1:00pm

Speaker: Mark Kearney, LMHC Bereavement Counselor, Community Hospice 

Topic: Hospice: The Conversation People Would Like to Have, but Nobody Wants to Start!


All one-hour seminars begin at Noon 

 Feb 8th: Matthew Clemente, DDS - Oral Health and Cancer

March 8th: Cecilia Thomas - A Personal Story of Breast Cancer and Domestic Abuse

April 12th: Chef Jim Rhoads - Healthy Pantry

May 10th: Sandie Sanderson, Lymphedema Therapist - Lymphedema 

June 14th: TBD

A wide range of cancer treatment and wellness related topics will be presented over the course of the series. Come and connect with others to enhance your cancer journey! Attend as many sessions as you want.


Nancy B. Clemente
Telephone: 518-858-3738

The luncheon and seminar series is funded by The Nancy B. Clemente Cancer Fund.

2/13/14 -- Linda and Chef Jim Rhoads from Chef's Solutions are pictured here with Nancy. Both presented information on nutrition for cancer wellness at the February program.