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This week’s support meeting turned out to be about beginnings. We had two women attend for the first time, both with the same kind of breast cancer and both at the very early stages of diagnosis and treatment planning. They were able to talk not only with another woman who is about halfway through her treatment for this cancer, but with another member who is about to have her final surgery in her reconstruction after treatment.
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From the Cancer Dietitian Podcast:
If you’re tired of wondering what you should and should not be eating as a cancer survivor, caregiver or someone interested in risk reduction, then this episode is for you!
Continue reading “Cancer Survivor Diet: What to Eat What to Avoid”
This continues our series of tip sheets about various aspects of cancer treatment. These sheets are based upon discussions and tips from our support group participants and facilitators.
Good recovery from a mastectomy is more complicated than just sitting and waiting for some incisions to heal. This sheet covers those needs with tips on how to manage them.
Download the tip sheet with this link: “Everything You Wish You Had Known…about mastectomy“
The Cleveland Clinic 4th Angel Mentoring Program is an innovative, interactive approach to cancer support in which patients and caregivers are matched with trained volunteer mentors with similar age and cancer experiences. The program is a national, free service that emphasizes one-on-one contact to best empower caregivers and patients with knowledge, awareness, hope and a helping hand.
The Anchorage Young Cancer Coalition is holding a dance event for cancer club members “just because it’s fun and music is healing.”
Thursday, February 25th from5:30-8:30pm
The Castle on O’Malley (1520 O’Malley Rd)
Please join this dance party hosted by Alaska Ballroom Instructors free for cancer club members, families and caregivers. There will be a waltz and mambo lesson, open dancing, refreshments and fun. To RSVP call or text to 907-351-6008 or firstname.lastname@example.org.