Flying on One Wing is a collection of short poems written by breast cancer survivor Marjorie Power of Yachats. The poems are reflections of her emotional journey through diagnosis, treatment and life after cancer. The booklet also contains photographs of Her spirit remains intact, an artistic torso by Corvallis artist Ella Rhoades. The torso represents healing, wellness, triumph and the birthing of new endeavors. To receive a free copy, call the Samaritan Regional Cancer Center at 541-768-5220 and select option 1.
Used with permission from the University of California, San Francisco, the Orientation to Caregiving
handbook is a useful guide for family caregivers of patients with serious illness. It covers many aspects of caregiving, such as what to expect as a caregiver, communicating with children about illness, managing care at home, and more. Available in English and Spanish
The 2013 Annual Cancer Report is directed to physicians and other health care providers. Technical in nature, the report includes data about the prevalence of cancer within Benton, Linn and Lincoln counties, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of selected cancers. Hard copies are available by calling 541-768-6182.
The 2012 Annual Cancer Report is also available, as well as the 2011 Annual Cancer Report.