Focus On…Fighting your way through cancer
We all know someone who has had cancer; you may have had it yourself. There has been not just a world but a universe of incredible advances in the fight against cancer. There are now seven TriHealth Cancer centers around town to make treatment as effective and convenient as possible. And TriHealth is building a new state-of-the-art comprehensive cancer center on the campus of Bethesda North. Come hear about the great innovative things we are doing every day.
Call 513 569 6400 or register below to make reservations for all Focus On classes.
1. Are You Anemic or Is It Something Else?
It’s a knee replacement—why am I going to a cancer center? Good question! It’s to build up your blood before surgery. Although anemia does not cause cancer, it can be an early warning sign that cancer is getting its grip on you. Some cancers can cause unseen bleeding, thus causing anemia, or the shortage of red blood cells. Can you boost red blood cell production? What other blood disorders are there? Come find out what can go wrong with this vital fluid.
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2. First Steps After a Cancer Diagnosis?
Most people’s brains stop listening as soon as they hear the word “cancer.” It is an emotional and physical diagnosis. With many kinds of cancer, there can be numerous complex issues. With the most complicated and perplexing cancers—GI, lung, colorectal, melanoma and breast—our treatments involve a team that cares about one thing: you! Imagine being in one room with all the specialists coming to you on one day—the surgeon, radiation oncologist, medical oncologist, dietitian, genetic counselors, social workers—so that you’re able to walk out with a plan. This practice is new and very patient-focused.
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3. High-Tech Fight!
What does the future hold for eradicating cancer? We have come so far, but cancer still lurks out there. What is the latest news? How is treatment determined? Why do some need surgery? And others only radiation? What about chemo? Some cancer treatments use a combination—what does that mean? How is “staging” done? If you have stage 1, how much better is that than stage 2? What about stage 4? Learn the best moves to fight cancer from TriHealth experts.
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4. Lunch and Learn: Cancer-Fighting Foods
We all know we should eat more healthy foods and stop chowing down on deep-fried Oreos, but we all want a treat now and then. Are those little indulgences costing us dearly in the long run? You don’t have to give up every delicious thing, but you should be more aware. A pattern of healthy eating will send you down the right road. Let’s learn to love those colorful fruits and veggies. We’ll even include recipes.
- Bethesda North Hospital
Tuesday, November 14, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
- Nathanael Greene Lodge
Thursday, November 16, 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
- COST: $15 or FREE for Pathway to Wellness participants who attend all of the first three Focus On classes.
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