Cancer Treatment Side Effects to Be Addressed

From Times Staff Reports

Cancer patients and their care-givers can learn about the latest findings on management of the side effects of treatments at a seminar June 30 in Simi Valley.

The national pilot program, presented by the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, is aimed at informing patients soon after their diagnoses.

The seminar will feature a panel of specialists from the Los Angeles area.

Topics include myths of cancer and its treatments; taking control of one's cancer therapy; creating hope and finding peace throughout treatment; how to manage nutrition, exercise and stress reduction.

The free seminar will be held at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

Registration and continental breakfast, 9 a.m.; welcoming introduction, 9:30 a.m. Seminar sessions will begin at 10 a.m. and conclude at about 2:30 p.m. A free lunch will be offered.

The registration deadline is Tuesday.

For information or to register, call 379-4777.

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