Educator to discuss lifestyle changes to reduce cancer risk

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NORWAY — Maureen Higgins, LCSW, cancer health outreach educator with the Dempsey Center, will discuss lifestyle changes that can reduce the risk of cancer in a talk from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, March 15, at the Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine, 199 Main St.

Statistics estimate that nearly 50 percent of cancers are preventable.

The interactive presentation will focus on behaviors over which people have control and look at simple ways to incorporate healthy choices into life, increase overall wellness and prevent chronic disease.

The Cancer Resource Center of Western Maine is located in the Stephens Memorial Hospital Specialty Clinic building. The center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. It offers support groups, wellness programs, comfort items and a lending library free to anyone impacted by cancer.

For more information, visit www.crcofwm.org, check out the Center on Facebook, or call Janet at 207-890-0329.

Maureen Higgins

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