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Hospital sets lunchtime health chats for February

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Columbia Memorial Hospital’s cancer collaborative has scheduled four lunchtime health chats that are open to the public in February.

All presentations are from 11 a.m. to noon in the CMH-OHSU Knight Cancer Center’s activity room, 1905 Exchange St., Astoria. Chats are free and refreshments are provided.

Feb. 5: Registered dietitian Grace Laman explores the power of nutrition in cancer prevention, treatment and survivorship.

Feb. 13: Tips, tools and conversation about eating, memory and thinking, and communication for those experiencing or who have experienced cancer and those who support them. The chat is led by CMH speech-language pathologists.

Feb. 18: An inside look at chemotherapy preparation led by CMH pharmacy staff.

Feb. 26: Blair Cocking, occupational therapist and certified lymphatic therapist, will lead the conversation with demonstrations on occupational therapy interventions and lymphedema care. For questions or more information, call the Resource Center coordinator at 503-338-4520.

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