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Breast cancer follow-up clinic Oct. 11
The once-monthly Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Follow-up Clinic is open 4-6 p.m. Oct. 11 at the IU Health Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Center, 328 S. Woodcrest. Those in treatment or survivors may drop by for free services ranging from lymphedema screening to range of motion and strength assessments. Call 812-353-3278 or email the center for more information.
Step Ahead meets Oct. 17
Step Ahead, the support group for survivors, will meet at 6 p.m. Oct. 17 at McAllisters in Eastland Plaza, next to Petco. The group was founded in 2003 as a way for survivors to talk about ways to stay healthy and to keep up with research. Contact BreastCancerFYI.org if you have questions.
Look Good, Feel Better Oct. 19
The Olcott Center for Cancer Education is hosting Look Good, Feel Better sessions on the third Wednesdays of each month. Look Good, Feel Better teaches beauty techniques to womem with cancer who are in active treatment. Not only is this a confidence-booster, but skin also needs special care during treatment. To sign up, contact the Olcott Center at (812)353-5669.
Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Oct. 22
The annual Bloomington Breast Cancer Awareness Walk starts at 9 a.m. Oct 22 at Showers Plaza at City Hall. You may register online or at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the walk. All proceeds from the walk, which is funded by donors you'll see on the backs of your T-shirts, go to local cancer programs such as the Olcott Center.
Cookbook supports cancer research
Support the IU Simon Cancer center and try out some great recipes with your purchase of Just Peachey: Bearing Fruit, the newest project of the Catherine Peachey Fund, a volunteer-powered nonprofit that has granted approximately $2.5 million to the center's breast cancer research programs. All of the proceeds of sales of the $24.99 book, available through Amazon, will be donated to the Simon center. Read more on the News page.
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