WCA Hospital offers free class on nutrition during cancer treatment

JAMESTOWN – The WCA Hospital cancer care team is offering a free education class, “Nutrition Every Cancer Survivor Should Know About” for patients diagnosed with cancer undergoing surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatment.

The general public, healthcare givers and patient families are also encouraged and invited to attend this informational nutrition class.

The class will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m., at the WCA Cancer Treatment Center Conference Room, located at Jones Memorial Health Center, a division of WCA Hospital, 51 Glasgow Ave., Jamestown.

Free parking and light snack will be provided.

WCA Hospital Registered Dietitian Bethann Holthouse, MS RD, will discuss how good nutrition is important for patients diagnosed with cancer. Attendees will learn how eating the right kinds of foods before, during, and after cancer treatment can help individuals feel better and stay strong.

Registration is encouraged by calling Toni DeAngelo, R.N., WCA Hospital Community Health and Wellness Director, at 664-8677 or e-mail at toni.deangelo@wcahospital.org.