Mar 19, 2011

Breast Cancer Survivor Event

Where: Massillon Woman's Club

When: Mar 19, From 8:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Fee: Free for Breast Cancer Survivors

Mercy Cancer Center is offering a free luncheon and program for breast cancer survivors titled "Beyond Surviving is Thriving" on Saturday, March 19 at the Massillon Woman's Club, located at 210 Fourth Street, NE, in Massillon. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m., and the program will conclude at 1 p.m.

Guest speaker Regina Brett, columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and breast cancer survivor, will discuss life after a breast cancer diagnosis. Brett is a 2008 and 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life's Little Detours. Additional presentations will focus on lymphedema management and looking your best during and after cancer treatment.

Free parking is available at St. Mary's School, and Mercy shuttle buses will transport guests to and from the club. For more information or to register, call Mercy's Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 or 800-223-8662. Space is limited.

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Columnist, Cleveland Plain Dealer