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Free Lectures: Complementary Therapy for Breast Cancer Patients

PinkHippy.Org is sponsoring two for this event, open to the public at the Northbridge Public Library, 17 Church Street, Whitinsville, MA 01588.

Loralee Dubeau, a trained flower essence consultant, will provide information on how flower essences can help to ease the emotional effects to patients and their family members that come along with the diagnosis of breast cancer. It is especially important for those undergoing conventional therapy to treat the whole self as emotions can have a profound effect on the physical state.  

Rachel Marshall, a certified reflexologist, will speak about the benefits of reflexology to improve the quality of life by helping to bring needed relief from neuropathy, tension, joint stiffness, and insomnia to those undergoing treatment for breast cancer.  It is often used during chemotherapy treatments for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Lectures will be followed by an opportunity to connect one-on-one with members of the Bosom Buddy Network.  Healthy snacks and refreshments will be served. is a non-profit holistic support network that serves breast cancer patients, survivors and their families throughout Central MA, Northeastern CT, and Northwestern RI.  They provide free restorative yoga classes, reiki sessions and one-on-one peer support as well as sponsoring workshops in creative arts and meditation. also offers access to acupuncture, oncology massage, reflexology, nutrition, and other forms of complementary healing.  For more information please visit, email [email protected], or call 508-987-3310.