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Symposium scheduled for cancer survivors

10/5/2012

Special to The Hays Daily News

Special to The Hays Daily News

Hays Medical Center's Breast Care Center will sponsor a Women's Health Symposium for cancer survivors and other women in the region. The event will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at Bickle/Eagle Health Complex, Center for Health Improvement. Participants are asked to use the west entrance.

There will be a special question and answer panel presentation featuring, surgeons, oncologists, OB/GYN, behavioral health specialist, exercise physiologist, dietitian and lymphedema specialist. Topics addressed will include cosmetic and reconstructive options after breast surgery, lymphedema management, "chemo brain," weight management strategies for survivors, management of post-surgical side effects, gynecologic health, coping strategies, managing fear and anxiety and sexual health for survivors.