Webcast on cancer care to be shown at library

A real-time webcast of a presentation by Dr. Lynda Balneaves called Complementary Medicine and Cancer Care: Top 10 Things to Think About will be shown in the meeting room at the Williams Lake Library on Wednesday. Sept. 14 from 4 to approximately 5:15 p.m.

A real-time webcast of a presentation by Dr. Lynda Balneaves called Complementary Medicine and Cancer Care: Top 10 Things to Think About will be shown in the meeting room at the Williams Lake Library on Wednesday. Sept. 14 from 4 to approximately 5:15 p.m.

Dr. Balneaves is and an associate professor in the School of Nursing at the University of B.C. and an affiliate nurse scientist at the B.C. Cancer  Agency.

Everyone is welcome to attend this event which is being locally hosted by the Williams Lake unit of the Canadian Cancer Society.

Dr. Balneaves was the keynote speaker at the first health forum held by the society in Williams Lake three years ago, says Leeyann Allan, the local leadership chair.

Dr. Balneaves will discuss 10 important things to consider when making decisions to use complementary medicine as part of one’s cancer care.

Specific therapies will be introduced as well as strategies about how to make safe and informed decisions about complementary medicine.

Questions are accepted by e-mail and telephone for distant attendees.

For more information contact Maureen Holmes 902-237-4860 or visit info@healingandcancer.org

This free event is hosted by Healing and Cancer Foundation.

People who are not able to visit the library for the presentation can also access the speech by visiting www.HealingandCancer.TV at 4 p.m. on Sept. 14.