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Education Programs Available Through the LiveWell Survivorship Program

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Experts present topics on a variety of cancer-related subjects, including:

  • Coping and communication methods
  • Risk identification
  • Prevention
  • Detection techniques
  • Current research
  • Treatment options
  • What to expect from the health care system

Specific Educational Programs

Program:

LiveWell Survivorship Workshops

Description: 

These three to four hour evening programs:

  • Address issues specific to cancer survivorship
  • Are highly interactive
  • Allow survivors to work with experts on the long-term effects of cancer and its treatment

Offered:

Semi-annually

 

Program:

Women's Cancer Education Series

Description:

Provides up-to-date information about breast cancer for:

  • The newly diagnosed
  • Long-term survivors
  • Family and friends
  • Anyone concerned about breast and gynecologic cancer

Offered:

Bimonthly

 

Program:

Nutrition Education and Support Program

Description:

The LiveWell Survivorship Program offers a variety of group and individual learning opportunities to provide patients with access to nutrition information and education. This includes on-site nutrition counseling for patients in treatment as well as a dietitian hotline. Please discuss your desire for a nutrition consult with your physician.

Offered:

Throughout the year