Poudre Valley Cancer Network a Candidate for LIVESTRONG Project

Poudre Valley Cancer Network, the cancer program at Poudre Valley Health System in Fort Collins, Colo., has been selected as a candidate for the LIVESTRONG Community Impact Project, which was created to bring proven cancer support programs to communities across the country, according to a health system news release.

If selected, Poudre Valley Cancer Network would receive a $10,000 grant to implement LIVESTRONG's Cancer Transitions program, which is designed to support, educate and empower people for life after cancer. PVHS' existing team of patient navigators and oncology social workers would act as facilitators for the LIVESTRONG's "Cancer Transitions" program. The six-week series incorporates support groups, education, nutrition and physical exercise, while addressing other medical management, psychosocial and quality of life issues.

Read the health system news release about PVHS and the LIVESTRONG Community Impact Project.

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