Description: The Leonard P.
Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living at Dana-Farber is
dedicated to the belief that cancer patients can enhance their quality of life
through integrative therapies such as acupuncture and massage, and healthy
living programs such as exercise and nutrition counseling.
services, education, and group programs led by physicians, therapists, nurses,
and other health care professionals empower patients to be active participants
in their treatment plans. This integrative approach can help patients feel
better by reducing the pain, stress, and anxiety caused by cancer and its
Named for cancer
patient and activist Leonard P. Zakim, the Center offers individual treatments
including acupuncture, massage, and Reiki; group programs such as movement,
meditation, and creative arts; and exercise and nutritional consultations. All
Dana-Farber patients are eligible to take advantage of the Zakim Center's