Have Cancer Questions? This Class Provides Answers

 
on August 03 2011 11:30 AM
Woman getting a breast exam
A woman undergoes a mammography examination, an X-ray of the breasts used to detect tumours, as part of a regular cancer prevention medical check-up at the North Bengal Oncology Center, a cancer hospital in India. Reuters

A major U.S. health organization is offering classes on cancer, reports the Web site MyCentralJersey.com.

"I Can Cope" is a free education program of the American Cancer Society. It is for adults who are affected by cancer- patients, caregivers, family members and friends. The classes promise to give honest and straightforward answers to cancer questions.

Participants do not need a doctor's referral, although pre-registration may be required, depending on the location.

The classes address various issues related to cancer, including self-esteem and intimacy, financial concerns, and community resources.

Classes are available in some communities nationally, according to the ACS website.  To find out if there is one in your area, call 1-800-227-2345. To find out more, click here.

"I Can Cope" classes are also available online. For more information, click here.

 

 

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