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Willamette Valley Cancer Institute
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We offer comprehensive, community-based multidisciplinary care and research built around our patients.
We offer comprehensive, community-based multidisciplinary care and research built around our patients.

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Explaining your cancer diagnosis to family, friends and co-workers—and all that goes with it—is never easy, but it is necessary. Here are some things to consider: http://ow.ly/WS4E3096Zce

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WVCI patients who live on the central Oregon coast can ride the Friends of Florence van, free of charge, to and from #cancer treatment in Eugene. The service was started 32 years ago by P.T. Smith who, after driving his wife to treatment for six weeks, decided there had to be a better way. http://ow.ly/V5NO3096ZjZ

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What does a “new normal” look like? It's different for every patient. “No matter what stage cancer you were diagnosed with or where you are in treatment, figuring out your life post-diagnosis will keep you plenty busy. And there is only one way for you to do it – your way,” says breast cancer survivor Nancy Stordahl. http://ow.ly/7OzR308Fa40

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Cancer and cancer treatment can cause stress and worry, in addition to affecting the body with side effects like nausea and fatigue. Massage helps patients to relax. In this week's Targeting Cancer report, see how licensed massage therapists and Reiki practitioners are volunteering their time to provide healing touch to our patients. http://bit.ly/2kaNK16
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Every lung cancer survivor’s experience is unique, including the type of care you receive. Here are some tips for taking care of yourself, mentally and physically, as you begin treatment: http://ow.ly/qwcA308me6u

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If 2017 is the year you resolve to get more active, consider joining Team Endure. The team, a mix of people from all different fitness levels, trains for endurance events and raises money to support cancer patients in Lane County through Oregon Cancer Foundation. http://ow.ly/Ka3E308meaw
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