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REGAIN Community Project/Proyecto Comunitario REGAIN

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Support group
Description: 

The REGAIN project is an exercise-rehabilitation program that targets cancer survivors in the Denver Metro area. The objective of this program is to improve the quality of life of cancer survivors, particularly minority and underserved groups through preventive services, education and support. This program implements the Summit Exercise Program, which has previously served only female breast cancer patients, and actively recruits cancer survivors, both men and women, who might not normally be aware of these services. The program is funded by the Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) and the word REGAIN stands for: Rehabilitation, Exercise, Guided Assistance and Information for the Cancer Survivor.
The program offers a 6 month scholarship to the Summit Exercise Program, 2 free fitness evaluations, free educational and nutritional seminars, a personal trainer who knows the effects of cancer and cancer treatment and will design an exercise program for each participant, Transportation assistance, and free child care during exercise session is available at certain locations.
To learn more about the program, or if you wish to enroll, please call us toll free at 1-877-724-1828 Ext. 1 or 303-724-1631, you may also e-mail us at jhenny.hernandez@uchsc.edu

El proyecto REGAIN es un programa de rehabilitacion para sobrevivientes de cancer por medio del ejercisio en la ciudad de Denver y sus alrededores. El objetivo de el programa es mejorar la calidad de vida en los pacientes sobrevivientes de cancer, particularmente servir a minorias y grupos que no son atendidos adecuadamente por medio de servicios preventivos, educacion, y apoyo. El proyecto implemente el programa de ejercisio Summit que hasta ahora se ah dedicado a servir a la comunidad femenina sobreviviente del cancer del seno, y que actualmente brinda sus servicios a hombres y mujeres sobrevivientes de cualquier tipo de cancer.
El programa esta fundado por la Fundacion de Lance Armstrong (LAF) y la palabra REGAIN, por sus siglas en Ingles quiere decir: Rehabilitacion, Ejercisio, Guia y Asistencia, e INformacion para el Sobreviviente de Cancer.
El programa ofrece una membresia de 6 meses para el programa de ejercisio Summit, 2 evaluaciones de salud fisica, seminarios de educacion nutricional, entrenador personal experto en los effectos de el cancer y el tratamiento de el cancer quien diseña una rutina de ejercisio para cada individual en el programa, asistencia de transportation, y algunos centros cuentan con guarderia infantil durante las clases.
Para saber mas sobre este programa, o si usted desea enlistarse, por favor comuniquese gratis al 1-877-724-1828 Extencion 1 o directamente al 303-724-1631. Tambien puede escribirnos a jhenny.hernandez@uchsc.edu

Contact information: 
13001 E. 17th Place, MS F538 PO BOX 6508 Aurora CO 80045 phone: 303-724-1631 fax: 303-724-0964 jhenny.hernandez@uchsc.edu
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