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Posted: Tuesday, Jan 22nd, 2013

Learn to cope with cancer-related fatigue

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Samaritan Health Services will host a free evening discussion about coping with cancer-related fatigue on Monday, Jan. 28. Registration will begin at 5 p.m., and dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. The program is set from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Via live video feed, the event will feature guest speakers Jan Spencer, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C of the Samaritan Cancer Resource Center; Barbara George, MS, RD, LD, CDE of Samaritan Albany General Hospital; and Joshua Gustafson, CWP, PAPHS, NSCA-CPT of Samaritan Health Services.

Discussion will center on defining cancer-related fatigue, understanding the causes and identifying treatment options. Attendees will gain insight into how proper exercise and nutrition can improve energy during and after treatment, as well as eating behaviors and foods that can negatively impact energy levels.

This is a free event. Location is conference room A, at Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital, 930 SW Abbey St. in Newport.

Pre-registration for this free program is required. Contact Katy Reynolds, RN, BSN, OCN to register at 541-345-0212 or katy.reynolds@lls.org.

For the complete article see the 01-23-2013 issue.

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