The Cancer Support Center hosts survivor conference Sept. 15

The Cancer Support Center will host its second annual Survivor Conference on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Chamberlain College of Nursing, 18624 W Creek Dr., Tinley Park.
 
“Survive and Thrive” is the theme for the free program from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for those who have battled or are currently battling cancer, and their caregivers. The event is designed to physically, emotionally and mentally enhance the lives of participants.
 
Healthcare professionals will speak on cancer-related topics, including “Improving Relationships Through Communication,” “Survivorship 101,” “Making Your Health a Priority” and “Understanding the Differences in Various Types of Imaging.” 
 
A resource fair will give participants an opportunity to gather information relating to beneficial services.
 
Registration for the conference is being accepted at http://cancersupportcenter.org/surviveandthrive.
 
The Cancer Support Center gives strength, guidance and support to anyone living with a cancer diagnosis, as well as to their loved ones. The Center is a community-based, volunteer-driven, donor-supported organization. Programs, resources and services are delivered by professional therapists, counselors, nutritional educators, and experts; and are provided in a warm, nurturing setting at no cost to participants. 
 
The center has two locations, 2028 Elm Road in Homewood and 19645 S. LaGrange Road in Mokena. For additional information, contact Brandon Newberry at [email protected] or call 708-798-9171.
 

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