According to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 1.4 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2009. Everyone has been affected by cancer in one way or another. You may be a current cancer patient, a cancer survivor or have a family member or friend who is suffering from cancer.
The next meeting of the Cherokee Area Cancer Support Group will be Saturday, March 6 at 8:30 a.m. at the Copper Cup in Cherokee. Other meeting dates are set for April 3 and May 1 at the Copper Cup. Anyone that has been touched by cancer is welcome to attend.
The format of the meetings will be educational and will include speakers on various topics, group discussions and a time for sharing. This program is free to the public and is a great opportunity to visit with others affected by cancer. This support group has been organized by Darlene Wiersema and Connie Nelson. If you have any questions, you can contact Connie at 225-2986, Darlene at 225-4039 or JoAnne Tapper at 225-3368 Ext. 229.