Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments & Side Effects

Free Workshop to Help People Living with Cancer Better Manage Side Effects

Davenport, IA (MARCH, 2020) – Gilda’s Club Quad Cities will host a free workshop for people living with cancer and their loved ones entitled “Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments & Side Effects.”  Designed to help people understand and manage the physical and psychological side effects of treatment, the two hour workshop will take place on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities – 1234 E. River Drive.  Dinner and doors open at 5:30, presentation starts at 6:00.

“As people live longer with cancer,” said Kelly Hendershot, Program Director at Gilda’s Club Quad Cities, “effectively managing the physical and psychological effects of treatment is increasingly important to improving quality of life.”  Today more than 10 million Americans are cancer survivors, many of whom regularly receive a range of cancer-related treatments.

Advance registration is preferred but walk-in attendees are welcome.  To register, please call 563-326-7504.  Dinner provided with RSVP. The workshop will include:

  • Dr. Linda Jager, MD – Iowa Cancer Specialists
  • Kelly Hendershot, LMSW – Gilda’s Club Quad Cities

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments & Side Effects is part of a Frankly Speaking About Cancer series, a collection of cancer-related education programs created by Cancer Support Community.

Editor’s Note:  Reporters are welcome to attend the workshop, however, please contact us in advance if you are interested in bringing a photo/videographer or would like a facility tour.