Published on August 21, 2019

Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care Presents Nationally Recognized Speakers on Anticancer Living

Join Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care on Tuesday, September 24 from 6:30-8 pm at Concord City Auditorium, Concord, N.H. as husband and wife team Lorenzo Cohen, PhD and Alison Jefferies, MEd discuss the current cancer epidemic and how to lower risks of cancer and improve outcomes for those touched by cancer.

Lowering risk begins with lifestyle choices. During this lecture, attendees will learn specific recommendations for anticancer living and how to put these choices into practice both as an individual and within a family. People are encouraged to attend as couples or with supportive friends, as lasting change is best accomplished as a team.Recommendations discussed by Dr. Cohen and Ms. Jefferies will include the Mix of Six:

  • The role of family, friends, and community networks play in healthy living and how love and connection leads to healthy cellular function;
  • Mind-body techniques to foster inner calm;
  • Healthy sleep strategies;
  • Incorporating physical activity into aspects of everyday life;
  • Food as medicine;
  • Strategies to detoxify your environment.

This presentation is free and does not require registration however, space is limited. For additional information contact Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care HOPE Resource Center at pcccinfo@crhc.org or (603) 227-7000 ext. 6937.

This presentation is sponsored by The Timothy and Abigail B. Walker Lecture Fund, Charter Trust Company and The UPS Store.

Copies of Dr. Cohen and Ms. Jefferies recently released book Anticancer Living: Transform Your Life and Health with the Mix of Six will be available for purchase and signing.

Learn more about Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care’s Anticancer Lifestyle Program at anticancerlifestyle.org.

Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, is the Richard E. Haynes Distinguished Professor in Clinical Cancer Prevention and director of the Integrative Medicine Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He is the former vice-chair of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health and is a founding member and past president of the Society for Integrative Oncology. Dr. Cohen has published more than 125 scientific articles in top medical journals and has edited two books on integrative medicine for cancer care.

Alison Jefferies, MEd, has worked extensively as an educator. She is a former president of the MD Anderson Cancer Center Faculty and Family Organization and works closely with Lorenzo Cohen to foster health and wellness in individuals and their communities.