Anchorage News and Events

March 15, 2021 News and Events

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Alaska's Virtual Cancer Resource Champions

The Alaska Cancer Resource Newsletter is your source for upcoming events offered in Alaska for cancer patients, survivors, family members and caregivers.

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When a coworker or employee has cancer

There is no question that cancer throws a wrench into any relationship. All of a sudden, there is a piece to the puzzle that wasn’t there before. All parties must quickly learn how to navigate the uncharted waters. When it is a friend, family member or loved one, many years of close interaction can help inform everyone involved how to move forward.

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Weekend of art, education and music raises gynecologic cancer awareness

LEWK save the date

As Cervical Cancer Awareness month comes to an end, Let Every Woman Know - Alaska is keeping the conversation going with its 8th annual Gynecologic Cancer Awareness and Arts of Healing weekend. Festivities kick off Friday, Jan. 31 in Anchorage. The weekend will feature a showcase by artists who have been touched by cancer, a free gynecologic cancer course and a benefit concert at Koot’s.

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Where to turn for answers about a cancer diagnosis

 Doctor patient treatment

Hearing the words “you have cancer” isn’t something we imagine happening to us until it does. All of a sudden we have to become educated about a disease we might know little about, including all the ways to treat it. Not to mention we have to make a plan for handling everyday tasks that used to be simple but will now require extra planning. It’s easy to be overwhelmed and you’re sure to have lots of questions.

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