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Breast cancer follow-up clinic April 11
The once-monthly Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Follow-up Clinic is open 4-6 p.m. April 11 at the IU Health Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Center, 328 S. Woodcrest. Those in treatment or survivors may drop by for free services ranging from lymphedema screening to range of motion and strength assessments. Call 812-353-3278 or email the center for more information.
Step Ahead meets April 17
Step Ahead, the support group for survivors, will meet at 6 p.m. April 17 at McAllisters in Eastland Plaza, next to Petco. The group was founded in 2003 as a way for survivors to talk about ways to stay healthy and to keep up with research. Contact BreastCancerFYI.org if you have questions.
Art therapy April 19
An experienced art therapist will lead you through an art session in the Medical Arts Classroom (enter through the Olcott Center, 619 W. First St.) 6-8 p.m. Sign up for a session or learn more by calling the Olcott Center, 812-353-5669.
Art of headwrap April 20
Learn to use scarves and accessories in unique and fashionable ways in the Art of Head Wraps class, 3-5 p.m. April 20 at the Olcott Center. Call the center at 812-353-5669 to register; space is limited.
Look Good, Feel Better April 26
The Olcott Center for Cancer Education is hosting Look Good, Feel Better sessions each month. Look Good, Feel Better teaches beauty techniques to womem with cancer who are in active treatment. Not only is this a confidence-booster, but skin also needs special care during treatment. To sign up, contact the Olcott Center at (812)353-5669.
Cookbook supports cancer research
Support the IU Simon Cancer center and try out some great recipes with your purchase of Just Peachey: Bearing Fruit, the newest project of the Catherine Peachey Fund, a volunteer-powered nonprofit that has granted approximately $2.5 million to the center's breast cancer research programs. All of the proceeds of sales of the $24.99 book, available through Amazon, will be donated to the Simon center. Read more on the News page.
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