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Cancer support, chronic conditions classes begin

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Two new health classes start up next week and are free to attendees.

“Cancer: Thriving and Surviving” is 9:30 a.m. to noon on Mondays, April 16 through May 21. The class is open to anyone living with cancer and their caregiver/support person. The workshop is designed to enhance regular treatment and covers frustration fatigue, pain, isolation and making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies.

“Living Well with Chronic Conditions” is 9:30 a.m. to noon on Thursdays, April 19 through May 24. It’s designed for people with arthritis, asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, fibromyalgia and other chronic health concerns.

Topics covered include pain and fatigue management, better breathing, healthy eating, medication usage and making informed treatment decisions.

Both classes are in the Knight Cancer Center Collaborative, 1905 Exchange St., Astoria.

To sign up, register online at columbiamemorial.org or call the CMH outreach department at 503-338-7564.


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