LivingWell Cancer Resource Center introduces ‘Back On Track’ series for cancer survivors

By on February 6, 2012

GENEVA—The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center announces the new lecture series, “Back On Track,” designed for those who have recently completed cancer treatment.

Attendance at all sessions is not required but is encouraged. Sessions will take place every second Saturday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at DuPage Medical Group Oncology, 1020 E. Ogden Ave, Naperville, Ill. Pre-registration is required at (630) 364-7431 or (630) 262-1111.

The topic on Feb. 11 will be “Managing Late Term Treatment-Related Side Effects.” This presentation will review the common late term side effects from your cancer treatment and how they are treated/alleviated, what you should be on the lookout for, when should you call the doctor and which medical professionals will play a role in your survivorship care.

The topic on March 10 will be “The Pressure To Thrive.” This workshop will teach you to better balance family, work, and personal obligations, how to effectively set limits/boundaries and reset your expectations for yourself, and how to find and accept your new normal.