Originally published in Compass, October 3, 2013
Living with Cancer series offered in Blue Hill
Blue Hill Memorial Hospital along with the Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center and TradeWinds’ Pumped Up to Fight Cancer fund are co-sponsoring a series of four programs this fall and winter designed for cancer patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers, the hospital announced in a news release.
The series, Living with Cancer, includes a presentation given by oncologist Dr. Philip Brooks, information on the Affordable Care Act, a creative art session, and a talk overviewing the wealth of cancer-related resources our community has to offer. All programs will be held at the Blue Hill Library and no registration is necessary.
The first program, “Musings of an American Oncologist in Beijing,” was presented by Dr. Philip Brooks on Tuesday, October 1. The series will continue with additional topics of interest to patients, survivors, caregivers, and healthcare providers. The following Thursday programs will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. On November 7, Hillary Schneider, director of Government Relations and Advocacy for the American Cancer Society, will present “The Affordable Health Care Act.” On December 5, an “Expressive Art” class will be led by Hilary Chermak, and finally on January 9, Michael Reisman, executive director of the Beth C. Wright Center, will present “Cancer Resources in the Community.”
For more information call the Beth C. Wright Center at 664-0339.