San Francisco Bay Area Survivorship Resources

Local Resources and Organizations

 


Exercise Classes

Living Strong Living Well (LSLW) is a twelve-week small-group strength and fitness training program designed for adult cancer survivors who have recently become de-conditioned or chronically fatigued from their treatment and/or disease. Our goal is to help patients build muscle mass and muscle strength, increase flexibility and endurance; and improve functional ability and quality of life. This program is available at no cost to participants and is not a source of revenue to Stanford or the YMCA.  Refer to their website for locations, schedules and registration.

BCC offers a variety of classes to nurture individuals physical and emotional wellness.  They currently offer classes throughout the week such as Pilates, Healthy Steps exercise class, Tai Chi and QiGong.  Please check their website for current schedules

  • EXERCISE 4 ENERGY PROGRAM (E4E) - MOUNTAIN VIEW

Varied exercise and activities designed to support patients in chemotherapy treatment, radiation therapy or other cancer treatments. E4E offers a safe comfortable environment that integrates a unique set of effective practices including practitioner input and consultation, peer group support, cardio and resistance exercise and therapeutic and creative movement. These practices are energized by the sound of original live multi-instrumental music. 

Mens Group   http://www.pamf.org/ClassesSearch/view?sid=17&g_op=event&masterid=1940

Womens’ Group http://www.pamf.org/ClassesSearch/view?sid=17&g_op=event&masterid=1534

 Pink Ribbon Program is a post-operative workout program for breast cancer survivors located at the Peninsula Jewish Community Center in Foster City.  

Cancer CAREpoint is dedicated to transforming support for cancer patients, families and caregivers in Silicon Valley through personalized, one-on-one Counseling, Assistance, Resources and Education.  They offer several exercises classes throughout the week and have a schedule online.


Online resources

 


BOOKS

  • After Cancer Treatment by Julie K. Silver, M.D.
  • Anti Cancer A New Way of Life by David Servan-Schreiber, M.D.
  • After Breast Cancer A common-Sense Guide to Life after Treatment by Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW
  • Kitchen Table Wisdom by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.
  • The Cancer Fighting Kitchen by Rebecca Katz