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Cancer: The Challenge to Healing and Wellness Sept. 25

Sep 17, 2013

The Cancer Support Community will offer Cancer: The Challenge to Healing and Wellness at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 25. Many challenges of an unprecedented nature confront anyone given a diagnosis of cancer. These challenges strike at every level of a patient’s sense of security, continuity and well-being.

In this presentation Dr. Daniel Cowell will discuss the emotional, psychological, cultural, spiritual and physical dimensions of care, and describe their contribution to the healing process and to the restoration of a person’s sense of wholeness and identity.

Cowell is a retired physician and professor of psychiatry from the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va. He is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and is board certified in his field. He has lectured widely in the areas of depression, bereavement, anxiety disorders, aging and life transitions.

Call 302-645-9150 in advance to reserve a seat. All programs offered at CSC are free of charge to people affected by cancer and their loved ones. The Sussex facility is at 18947 John J. Williams Highway, Suite 312, Rehoboth.

The Cancer Support Community is part of a national nonprofit organization that provides support, education and hope to people with cancer and their loved ones. More information is available at www.cancersupportdelaware.org.

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