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Nutrition Series Offered for Cancer Survivors

By Amanda Anderson


The Samaritan Cancer Program is offering a nutrition series for cancer survivors called “That’s My Farmer” that teaches healthy shopping, eating locally and the impact of fresh, wholesome foods.

The series connects participants with fresh, local produce and provides a recipe book and engaging presentations from registered dietitians and more! Local cancer survivors are welcome, no matter where they received treatment.

Sessions begin in May. The cost to enroll is $20 per cancer survivor, and attendees can sign up a series in their community.  

Valley Series Options:

Corvallis: Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 to 10 a.m., May 16 to June 30, at Samaritan Pastega Regional Cancer Center, conference rooms 1 and 2

Albany: Thursdays, 5:30 to 7 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 to 10 a.m., June 7 to July 21, at Samaritan Albany General Hospital, Reimer conference room

Lebanon: Tuesdays, 5:30 to 7 p.m., and Thursdays, 5 to 6 p.m., July 31 to Sept. 13, at The River Center

Coast Series Options:

Newport: Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7 p.m., May 23 to June 27, at Center for Health Education (across from Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital)  

Lincoln City: Thursdays, 5:30 to 7 p.m., July 12 to Aug. 16, at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital, MOB5

Space is limited and registration is required. For more information or to register, contact the Samaritan Cancer Resource Center at, 541-768-2171 or 541-812-5888