Central Georgia Cancer Coalition
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Welcome to the Central Georgia Cancer Coalition

Central Georgia Cancer Coalition, a focused initiative of Community Health Works, brings together over 300 dedicated cancer fighters in a 26 county region of Central Georgia  to meet the cancer needs of all Central Georgians.

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Friday May 30, 2014

9:00am to 4:00pm

Vineville United Methodist Church

2045 Vineville Ave. Macon, GA


 The Central Georgia Cancer Coalition is proud to present Healing Journeys’ “The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishment for Life.”  This program will celebrate and empower cancer survivors, including those currently in treatment, as well as care givers and others.  During this one day symposium, experts in naturopathic and integrative care will provide hands on information and demonstrations about the importance of nutrition, physical activity, and stress reduction in cancer survivorship.  A healthy lunch and snacks will be included.



 Pre-Registration has ended, but you can still register at the door. 


Who should attend:

  • Anyone wanting to promote healing of body, mind, and spirit
  • Individuals touched by cancer or any life-altering illness
  • Healthcare providers (continuing education credit available)
  • Those supporting friends or family with cancer or other illness


What will be covered:

  • Diet strategies that strengthen the body’s resistance to cancer, complement medical care, and bolster recovery after treatment;
  • The importance of weight management to reduce cancer risk;
  • Which foods are most important to avoid (and explore healthy substitutes);
  • How some foods (and spices) can alter gene expression, turning off cancer-promoting signals;
  •  Some standard laboratory tests that can give you and your doctor a look at your nutritional status and health status;
  • Key dietary supplements to support a cancer-fighting diet;
  • How to use flavor carriers to create healthy food that tastes great;
  • The role of exercise in nourishing health during and beyond cancer treatment;
  • How to integrate nourishing self-care practices into your life.


Discounted hotel rooms are available for out of town guests.  For more information, contact the CGCC at (478) 254-5225.

Central Georgia Cancer Coalition (CGCC) and over 300 dedicated cancer fighters in the 26 county region of Central Georgia is hard at work partnering with health care providers, physicians, cancer survivors and their families, business leaders, public servants, public health, educational institutions, community and voluntary agencies to meet the cancer needs of all Central Georgians. Discovering the needs and bringing together providers and groups to support cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, and survival activities throughout the continuum of the cancer experience is where CGCC spends its time and energy. Working closely with other regional cancer coalitions, CGCC is able to leverage state funding, share ideas, and expand opportunities to secure support for cancer fighting efforts in the region. CGCC is committed to making a difference in cancer in Central Georgia. Our strategic goals are to help physicians support their patients, assist providers with cancer care, coordinate community educational activities, and enable all cancer patients to experience the best cancer care possible throughout their cancer fight.

CGCC works with individuals, health care providers, and organizations in our region to coordinate, improve, and initiate services and care for those with cancer and at-risk for getting cancer. Coalition partners’ work together to provide a response to education, screening, treatment and support needs that address the whole person through the resources of health, economic and social support networks. CGCC also recognizes the impact of cancer on entire families, communities and systems as we work to address cancer control needs on multiple complex fronts.

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