Join Summit Health, now part of WellSpan Health, for its 2019 Healthy Healing Cancer Wellness Program. Whether you or a loved one is currently fighting or fought cancer or you are a caregiver to someone with cancer, we invite you to attend our free sessions to learn more about tests, treatments, life after cancer, navigating appointments, nutrition, alternative therapies, and more.
Registration is appreciated below.
All classes are held 6-7 p.m. at Coyle Free Library Community Room, 102 N. Main St., Chambersburg
Oct. 3: Genetics & Cancer, Attend for details on genetics and cancer, including genetic indications, pedigree, and medical management. Meredith Cashdollar, PA-C, WellSpan Breast Care
Oct. 17: Supplements 101, This session will teach you how to pick high-quality supplements; how to read and understand supplement labels; and what supplements are needed for most individuals. Wayne Myers, Norland Pharmacy
Oct. 24, Strengthen Your Social Support, Attend this session to learn how you can increase your circle of support. Shendelle Clapper & Amy Beam, WellSpan Medical Oncology & Hematology
Nov. 7: Cancer Treatments, Hear about the latest cancer treatments; learn the differences between chemotherapy and immunotherapy, including targeted treatment; and learn ways to help prevent cancer. Dr. John Robinson, WellSpan Medical Oncology & Hematology
Nov. 14: Nutrition for Cancer Prevention, Learn how diet affects your risk for cancer; the 10 lifestyle recommendations for cancer prevention, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research; and the benefits of a plant-based diet. Patti Carey, PhD, RD, LDN
Nov. 21 Reiki, Reflexology, & Hypnosis, Alternative measures such as reiki, hypnosis, and reflexology can help heighten your body’s own natural ability to heal. Learn how reiki can promote feelings of calmness and balance while helping you manage stress and pain; hypnosis can help you replace negative behaviors with positive ones; and reflexology can help your body systems work more efficiently through release of toxins and improved circulation. Louise Kemper & Leslie Kemper Punt, The Center of Balance, LLC