Cancer-Related Peripheral Neuropathy

Patients, Survivors, Family Members and Caregivers

are invited to attend a free information session

This session is open to persons living with any type of

Cancer diagnosis
Cancer-Related Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathies are amongst the most common neurological complications of cancer. Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder of the peripheral nerves  the motor, sensory, and autonomic nerves that connect the spinal cord to muscles, skin and internal organs.  It usually affects the hands and feet, causing weakness, numbness, tingling and pain.  Come learn more about Cancer-Related Peripheral Neuropathy.

Speakers:  Stephanie Hubbard, RN, MN, CON(C)

Nurse Practitioner, Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Catriona Leckie, RN, MN

Nurse Practitioner, Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: Wellspring Calgary (Carma House)

1404 Home Road NW, Calgary, AB

Free Parking is Available

Free refreshments and snacks will be provided

Registration for this free session is required, please contact:

Marina Giovannettie, Patient Services Manager

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada, Prairies Region

Phone: 403-263-5300 ext 8

Email: marina.giovannetti@lls.org

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