Cancer and spirituality webinar series starts Feb. 28

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By Mayo Clinic staff

Spirituality means vastly different things to people with different beliefs and faith traditions. For some, spirituality flows from religious experiences. For others, spirituality is connected to nature and feeling in tune with oneself and the universe. Spirituality is also expressed through relationships, service, music, meditation and art.

A cancer diagnosis may change your spirituality. You may find it strengthened and deepened by the challenges you must overcome. Or you may struggle with the question, “Why me?”

It is normal to experience a wide range of negative and positive feelings while living with cancer. Spending time nurturing your spiritual well-being can positively influence the quality of your life and your ability to cope with illness.

Join Mayo Clinic's free Cancer and Spiritual Well-Being Webinar Series

Led by Mayo Clinic chaplains, these five webinars will discuss ways to explore spirituality while dealing with cancer, including strategies for coping and reflecting on what it means to experience grief, loss, resentment, forgiveness, hope and healing. Content will be appropriate for those of all beliefs and faith traditions. Detailed webinar descriptions can be found on the registration web pages for each webinar.

  • Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. CST | Engaging in Spirituality While Dealing with Cancer | Register
  • March 21 at 11 a.m. CST | Hope and Healing| Register
  • April 12 at 11 a.m. CST | Grief and Loss | Register
  • May 10 at 11 a.m. CST | Resentments and Forgiveness | Register
  • June 14 at 11 a.m. CST | Try This: Using Your Spirituality for Well-Being | Register

All webinars will be recorded and made available for later viewing on the Mayo Clinic Cancer Education Blog Video Library.

This webinar series is a collaboration with the Stephen and Barbara Slaggie Family Cancer Education Center at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota.

Connect with others living with cancer or caring for someone with cancer through the Cancer Support Group on Mayo Clinic Connect.