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The workshop is coordinated by Celeste Peart (left) and Ingrid Hansen (center) of the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps, which is housed in UD’s School of Nursing, as well as Wendy Bailey (right) and Susan Mitchell (not pictured) from Delaware Health and Social Services. Delaware Lt. Gov. and School of Nursing professor Bethany Hall-Long (not pictured) is the principal investigator.
The workshop is coordinated by Celeste Peart (left) and Ingrid Hansen (center) of the Delaware Medical Reserve Corps, which is housed in UD’s School of Nursing, as well as Wendy Bailey (right) and Susan Mitchell (not pictured) from Delaware Health and Social Services. Delaware Lt. Gov. and School of Nursing professor Bethany Hall-Long (not pictured) is the principal investigator.

Cancer: Thriving and surviving

Photo by Ashley Barnas

“Cancer: Thriving and Surviving Workshop” set at STAR Health Sciences Complex

A free six-session workshop — Cancer: Thriving and Surviving — begins on Thursday, May 24, at the STAR Health Sciences Complex on the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus in Newark.

The workshop will help participants:

  • Help prevent and/or delay health complications;

  • Support techniques to deal with frustration, fatigue, pain, isolation, poor sleep and living with uncertainty;

  • Help evaluate and make decisions about treatment and complementary therapies; and

  • Help with communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals.

The program will meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. each Thursday from May 24 to June 28 in the STAR Health Nurse Managed Primary Care Center (suite 130). To register for the workshop, contact Celeste Peart at (302) 831-6136 or cpeart@udel.edu.

The workshop is presented by the Delaware Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. For additional information, visit the Delaware Division of Public Health website.


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