Tackling cancer treatment with confidence

The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center will launch its fall 2011 educational programming with a Patient and Family Orientation Class. Classes will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25 and Nov. 3, 10 and 17 in the Comprehensive Cancer Center Board Room in the North Pavilion.

Patients and their families will learn who to call when help is needed, information or resolution; how to communicate questions and concerns to health professionals, how to navigate the UAB campus, to identify resources that provide support through the cancer journey and manage side-effects of treatment while maintaining good nutrition for better health outcomes. 

Registration is recommended, and participants are invited to bring lunch. For more information, contact teri.hoenemeyer@ccc.uab.edu or 205-934-5772.