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ACS to offer 'I Can Cope' program series
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SAVANNAH — The American Cancer Society will hold a series of “I Can Cope” programs for people with cancer, their family and friends. The programs are scheduled as follows: Sept. 20, Nutrition During and After Cancer Treatment; Oct. 18, Exercise for Cancer Patients and Survivors; Nov. 8, Cancer Treatment and Side Effects. Each session will be held from noon-2 p.m. at the American Cancer Society office.

The I Can Cope program gives participants an opportunity to share their concerns with others having similar experiences and to learn ways to cope with the challenges that arise from a cancer diagnosis.

Guest speakers include a medical oncologist, social worker, dietician and cancer survivors. In addition, videotapes, print materials and class discussion provide up-to-date information for patients, family and friends.

There is no charge for I Can Cope, but registration is required, as lunch will be provided. For more information contact the American Cancer Society at (912) 355-5196.

For 24-hour cancer information call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit the Web site at