Upstate News

September 11, 2003
Doretta Royer 315 464-4833

University Hospital offers free seminars on living with cancer

University Hospital, HealthLink and the American Cancer Society will present “I Can Cope,” a free four-part educational series on living with cancer for adult cancer patients, their family and friends. Sessions are Sept. 16 and 30 and Oct. 14 and 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at HealthLink, located on the lower level of DeWitt’s ShoppingTown Mall.

“I Can Cope” is a group education program that addresses issues relevant to those living with cancer. The series is organized by trained facilitators from University Hospital. Faculty include University Hospital oncologists, registered dieticians, physical therapists, social workers and survivors.
Below is the schedule for the series.

  • Sept. 16, “Learning About Cancer and Cancer Treatments.”
  • Sept. 30, “Keeping Well in Mind and Body.”
  • Oct. 14, “Understanding Feelings and Relationships.”
  • Oct. 28, “Discovering Resources and Celebrating Life.”

A light supper will be served before each session, from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

To register, call Health-Connection at 315-464-8668.

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