Apr 22, 2013

Peitz Cancer Support House to Host Special Speakers

On Thursday, April 25 at 6:00 p.m. at the Peitz Cancer Support House, the Breast Cancer Survivors Evening Support Group will feature Dr. Adam Newman of Newman MD Plastic Surgery. Dr. Newman will discuss different options available in breast reconstruction.

The Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group offers women with breast cancer a chance to share their experience with others who may be going through similar experiences. The sessions are for all women with breast cancer, whether newly diagnosed or a long-term survivor. The group covers various topics of interest such as different types of breast cancer and treatments, reconstruction and living beyond cancer.

On Friday, May 3 at noon, Jan Halligan, LD, RD, CDE will discuss the pros and cons of juicing during the Celebrating Life Support Group meeting at the PCSH. Jan will also discuss the nutrition guidelines for patients receiving chemotherapy or radiation treatment.

The Celebrating Life Support Group is open to all men and women that have ever been diagnosed with cancer. All types of cancer are welcome. Discussion topics include different types of cancer, treatments, and survivorship. Whether they are sharing their experiences, hearing an educational speaker or having lunch together, the members of this group enjoy fun and fellowship. Topics for programs are based upon input from the group and are designed to help celebrate life while coping with cancer.

For more information about these events or groups, call the Peitz Cancer Support House at (870) 508-CARE (2273) or email PCSH Coordinator Regina Ellis.