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French Hospital Medical Center to Host Free Educational Session about the Benefits of a Cancer-Preventative Diet


Free community class will provide tools to help reduce the risk of cancer diagnosis, progression, and recurrence

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – January 22, 2018 – The Hearst Cancer Resource Center at French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) is pleased to offer a free community educational talk to provide information about the benefits of a cancer-preventative diet.

This informative session will provide valuable information to help you learn how to create a healthy diet that has the potential of reducing the incidence of cancer, the risk of cancer progression and/or recurrence.

Presenting at the event will be Angela Fissell, MS, RDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and Nancy Walker, Therapeutic Chef and Founder of The Wellness Kitchen and Resource Center in Templeton. As Angela and Nancy lead the discussion, they will demonstrate the components of a cancer-preventative diet, outline the steps to create healthy habits and teach participants how to make healthy food taste delicious.

The session will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at FHMC’s Copeland Health Education Pavilion third floor auditorium, 1911 Johnson Avenue, San Luis Obispo. Space is limited and reservations are required.  To register, or for additional information, please call the Hearst Cancer Resource Center at 805.542.6234.

This program is made possible through the support of the Martin Hulburd Family Cancer Education Fund and is offered as a community service.

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About French Hospital Medical Center
French Hospital Medical Center, located in San Luis Obispo, California, is rated one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation and one of the Top 50 Cardiac Hospitals in the nation by Thomson Reuters.  The Copeland, Forbes, and Rossi Cardiac Care Center provides the latest innovative cardiac and imaging technology on the Central Coast. The hospital’s current modernization and redesign project is an example of the commitment to meet the growing needs of the community with lifesaving advancements in medicine coupled with excellent, compassionate care. The hospital is home to the unique Hearst Cancer Resource Center offering free education, resources and support to cancer patients and their families.  French is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service.  Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.


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