Don Harvey Passed Away on Jan 24th 2010 around 11pm See notes.

Lung Cancer Support Meeting Updates from Don's supporters
Family and Friends

To heal -> to overcome-> to total recovery.

"You have healing power !"
- Buddha, Jesus, All Angels

Monthly Support Meeting Update & Don's Findings

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of 2009

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July 25th - Complementary Medicine and Cancer 101 Seminar

Topic: Laying the Foundation for Patients to Make "Good" Decisions
Participant Objectives for the Day at the end of the seminar:
1. Identify CAM therapies that may be helpful in cancer, based on current scientiffic evidence
2. Undestand how to make evidence-informed decisions about CAM therapies
3. Locate credible sources of CAM information
4. Understand the importance of monitoring and evaluating CAM use
CAMEO Team Objectives for the Day:
1. Learn how an education session helpspeople living with cancer in making decisions
about CAM therapies
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2. Know what parts of the education session are helpful and what parts need to be improved.
 

Overall impression from the audiances: Well prepared, well conducted, much needed educational seminar for Cancer patients and care takers.

Participant's wish for next seminar: More findings on Food healing agents.

* The most useful decision making tool is SCOPED + 1, 2, 3 - Situation/Choices/Objectives/People/Evaluation/Decision+Choice/Goal_1,2,3

* The most powerful take-control method: SELF-monitor/record/review
->scientific evidence based conclusion -> "Good" decision.


More detailed contents, information and valuable scientific data, please visit www.BCCancer.bc.ca/cameo

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June - Discussion topic:
How is the Cancer effected your relationships? The positive notes:

Relationship was Enhanced
The people were not close showed up for support
"I " became more patient and more appreciative attitude..
"I" am upset that some "closed friends" desapeared - find who is and who is not your true friends is not a bad thing at all... - Lily

Don is trying to find more on Polymyalgia Rheumatica, which he is currently suffering pain... Here are some links from google search:
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/polymyalgia-rheumatica/DS00441
http://www.arc.org.uk/arthinfo/patpubs/6032/6032.asp
http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/23068806/

Useful General Links and Contacts on treating Lung Cancer:

www.bcLung.ca
Call: 811
Relaxation Program Tel: 604 877 6000


More photos will posted to remember Don
 
 

 

 

Designed with love and healing power of healing by: Lily Harvey