BOSTON (CBS) — Pauline Alighieri Executive Director of the Friends of Mel Foundation, is dedicated to showing cancer patients “the art of living.” WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Laurie Kirby reports in Women’s Watch Conference To Show Cancer Patients 'The Art Of Living' Alighieri says the foundation helps on the emotional journey cancer survivors embark upon from diagnosis to treatment to beyond. “We feel that cancer patients have already been through so much and we wanted this day to be kind of a gift,” Alighieri told WBZ NewsRadio 1030. She invites people to ‘The Art of Living–Life Beyond Cancer ” conference this weekend. The 2013 Conference will be held on Sat., November 2, at the Marriott Hotel in Quincy. The conference aims to address some unspoken concerns about cancer such as how patient’s relationships will be affected, confidence without hair and getting back to work. “We are trying to provide a place where people really understand the experience the cancer survivor has,” she said. MORE HEALTH NEWS FROM CBS BOSTON Researchers Say Medicated Patch Melted Away Love Handles On MiceAmerican Academy Of Pediatrics Warns Teens About Tattoos, PiercingsStudy: Women Who Had Miscarriages Were More Likely To Have Received Flu ShotsGov. Baker On ‘Encouraging Signs’ And Challenges Confronting Opioid Crisis Laurie KirbyFollow Follow Laurie on Twitter Laurie Kirby is an award-winning journalist who came to WBZ NewsRadio 1030 in 1998, from WATD-FM in Marshfield, Massachusetts. During her time with WBZ NewsRadio in Boston, Laurie has won four Edward R. Murrow awards f...More from Laurie KirbyComments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.