Weekly Schedule

Tue, October 13, 2015 - Anticancer Living with Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, and Alison Jefferies, MEd -

Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, is the Richard E. Haynes Distinguished Professor in Clinical Cancer Prevention and Director of the Integrative Medicine Program the MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Cohen is passionate about educating others on how to prevent cancer and maintain optimal health across the lifespan. Dr. Cohen leads a team conducting NIH-funded research and delivering clinical care of integrative medicine practices such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, massage, diet, exercise, acupuncture and other strategies aimed at reducing the negative aspects of cancer treatment and improving quality of life and clinical outcomes. 

Alison Jefferies, MEd, is an educator who has taught in Canada, England, and the United States. As a mother of three, she is engaged in how to make healthy family changes a reality for all ages. Alison is passionate about helping her own family and community live the anticancer life. She is interested in the power of community networks and how this can lead to healthful change. 

This husband and wife team will discuss the current cancer epidemic and how to lower risks of cancer and improve outcomes for those touched by cancer. All of this starts with our lifestyle choices. During this hour you will learn specific recommendations for Anticancer LivingTM and how to put this into practice both as an individual and within a family.


Basing their recommendations on scientific evidence, Dr. Cohen and Ms. Jefferies will discuss:

  • healthy eating
  • incorporating physical activity into aspects of everyday life
  • how to harness and expand on the benefits of one’s social network and the role friends and community networks play in healthy living
  • mind-body techniques that can become part of a daily routine to foster inner calm
  • simple strategies to decrease environmental toxin exposures
  • healthy sleep habits for overall health and wellbeing

The conversation begins at 7 pm ET. Listen and ask your questions in the chat room at www.w4cs.com.

Five to Thrive Live airs every Tuesday at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET. We hope that you are able to listen live and join our discussions on the Cancer Support Network (www.w4cs.com). To listen, click here on Tuesday evenings. For iTunes users, launch iTunes, select “Internet” and then “News / Talk Radio.” Double-click on “W4CS Radio” to begin streaming. To listen live, go to W4CS.com at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET every Tuesday night. Don’t Miss It! The show is also re-broadcast on W4WN.com Thursdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. ET and on HealthCafeLive.com Thursday and Fridays at 9 p.m. ET.

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