Bloomhill Cancer Help will host a seminar that looks at different aspects and issues that arise after a person has been through cancer on Monday 28th, July.
The seminar, Moving Forward: Life after cancer will tackle topics such as what does being a cancer survivor mean, Fear of recurrence, memory problems and chemo brain, intimacy and sexuality, returning to work and taking care of your health.
Bloomhill General Manager, Mervat Quirke said that Bloomhill is looking forward to providing the Moving Forward: Life after cancer seminar.
“Bloomhill recognises the significance of post treatment resources being made available to the community, it’s important that community members can access the most up to date information surrounding after cancer care,” Mervat said.
The seminar will feature presentations from key hospital staff, Bloomhill councillors, doctors and university professors.
Mervat said that the seminar is open to all community members and Bloomhill really encourages those who have been affect by cancer to consider attending.
“It will be a great day full of information and strategies that attendees can take away and implement into their day to day lives,” Mervat said.
The seminar will be held at Bloomhill Cancer Help Centre on Monday 28th July, from 8.45am to 3.00pm and is $40 per ticket for Bloomhill clients and $50 per ticket for general public. Morning tea and a light lunch will be provided, to reserve your ticket call Bloomhill on 07 5445 5794. RSVP for the event is Thursday, 24th July.
Bloomhill Cancer Help is a Sunshine Coast based charity that provides support and assistance to those affected by cancer. Operated by a team of dedicated professional staff and hundreds of volunteers, Bloomhill offers counseling, transport to appointments, respite care and a range of complementary therapies and other practical help.
With no ongoing government funding, the charity relies on the Bloomhill Cotton Tree markets, donations and fundraising to continue providing its valuable services.