Guthrie Hosts Cancer Support Group

March 8, 2019

The Guthrie Cancer Center Support Group meets monthly to provide emotional and social support for men and women with cancer. The Group is held the third Tuesday of each month from 2-3 p.m. in the Guthrie Cancer Center Conference Room on the fifth floor of the Guthrie Clinic in Sayre, Pa. The next group will meet on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

The series of seminars will cover common treatment areas of concern such as fatigue, nutrition, cognitive restoration, stress and anxiety and “chemo brain.” Participants are welcome to share their experiences about coping and triumphing in spite of adversity as well as survivorship.

Registration is not required but it is encouraged. For more information or to RSVP, contact Emily Scrivener, social worker for the Guthrie Cancer Center, at 570-887-2721.

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from a twelve-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Troy, Pa. and Cortland, N.Y., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers offering 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 21 communities in Pennsylvania and New York. In addition, Guthrie offers home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products at seven convenient Med Supply Depot locations. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.