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Sharing the Cancer Journey

Education and support for cancer patients

Cancer is a life-changing experience. Sharing the Cancer Journey, an education and support group, sponsored by the Poudre Valley Cancer Network, focuses on strategies for caring for body, mind and soul during diagnosis, treatment and the entire journey.

Sharing the Cancer Journey welcomes survivors, family and friends to explore, share and learn about the cancer experience in a casual, caring setting. Presentations by medical experts complement supportive strategies and story sharing by peers affected by cancer. Classes explore medical, emotional, physical and social issues that can accompany cancer.

What will you learn?

  • Cancer 101: basic, helpful information
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Side effects
  • Emotions and self-esteem
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Pain management
  • Communication skills
  • Community resources
  • Complementary/integrative care

Richard, a cancer survivor, and his wife Jan, share
their experience at Sharing the Cancer Journey

Schedule:
Join us for our free cancer support and education program the first and third Thursdays of each month. Programs are held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Fort Collins at Poudre Valley Hospital's. Meetings are held in the Mortenson room in the hospital's lower level.  Complimentary light meals are provided.

View upcoming meetings and topics
Attendance is based on individual needs; however, participation in 6 - 12 classes is encouraged. 
(topics & order are subject to change)


How to sign up for Sharing the Cancer Journey classes

There is no charge for Sharing the Cancer Journey. You do not need a doctor's referral. For planning purposes, we do ask that you call us to register: 970.495.8383 or email us at sharingthecancerjourney@uchealth.org.

 

 

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