Metastatic Breast Cancer Weekend Retreat – Details

The retreat is a time for respite, reflection and sharing
You and your guest or friend will share your journey with others on the same path. Ideas will be exchanged about the challenges and struggles, as well as ways of coping and finding hope in the present.

Register for the Retreat!

You and your guest will: 

  • Identify the issues that you and your guest face in dealing with metastatic breast cancer
  • Discuss issues relating to the caregiver role
  • Share strength and resources that will help you cope with the chronic nature of metastatic breast cancer
  • Find strength and information by connecting you with others dealing with metastatic breast cancer.
  • Help you obtain medical information about treatment and clinical trials.
  • Share with your fellow participants in the meaning and spirituality of a journey with cancer.

Weekend Agenda:

Friday
4:00- 6:00 p.m. Check-in and free time
6:00- 7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00- 8:30 p.m Opening session
Saturday
8:00- 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00- 10:30 a.m. Group discussion breakouts
10:30- 12:00 p.m. Full group discussion
12:00- 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00- 4:30 p.m. Free time, yoga, “courage collage” activity, massage
4:30- 6:00 p.m. Medical oncology Q&A
6:00- 7:30 p.m. Dinner and free time
7:30- 9:00 p.m. Humor is the Best Medicine
Sunday
8:00- 9:00 a.m. Breakfast
9:00- 12:00 p.m. Checkout, massage, free time
9:30- 11:00 a.m. “Spirituality and Hope in the Cancer Journey”
11:00- 12:00 p.m. Self-reflection, nature walk, follow-up discussion
12:00- 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00- 2:00 p.m. Final sharing and closing activity, evaluation, goodbye