||AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner, hosts a new, monthly, one-hour Preparing for Radiation class. It is free and open to patients, their caregivers, and families facing radiation, regardless of where they are receiving treatment. An AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC) oncology nurse, an ARMC social worker and a representative of Gilda's Club South Jersey lead each class. The class will address the following:
How radiation works
How to manage possible side effects
Discuss the emotional impact of radiation
Identify available resources and support programs
Question/Answer session at the end of program
Light refreshments will be served and free educational/informational materials will be offered. Free and do not need to be a patient of Atlanticare Cancer Care Institute to attend. All cancer patients regardless of where they are receiving their treatment are welcome.
To register online see below. For more information or to register please call 1-888-569-1000 (Mon-Fri 8:30AM-7:30PM, Sat & Sun 8:30am-4:30pm)