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Due to an editor's error, a Tuesday Empire photo mistakenly identified a walk organized by the Southeast Alaska Cancer and Wellness Foundation on Saturday. The walk was held to honor survivors of cancer in Juneau. [ READ ORIGINAL STORY ] | | |
System aims to make paying multiple medical bills easier

...general information that John Q. Public needs to know," Rogers said. Rogers and Dahl met through the Southeast Alaska Cancer and Wellness Foundation. Dahl, who has taught for 28 years, had the skills to help teach the techniques Rogers was developing...
Running, surviving and returning to health

...past, but the best defense is education and early detection, said Ruth Johnson, president of the Southeast Alaska Cancer and Wellness Foundation's board. Some runners signed up Saturday for free prostate cancer screenings with urologist Michael...
Running for more than just a winning time

For most races, the story is about fast runners and fast times. But Saturday's two cancer awareness runs at Mendenhall River Community School told a different story.

...Details: Salty, 463-3220. Tribute, Farewell and Fundraiser for Michael H. Miller, hosted by the Southeast Alaska Cancer and Wellness Foundation, 4:30-8 p.m., Hangar Ballroom. Juneau Housing Trust monthly meeting, 4:45 p.m., Northern...
Women's health forum Saturday

Women who want to lead long, healthy lives are invited to attend a free forum titled Celebrating Women's Lives: Growing Older, Growing Wise, from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Hall. The presentation includes a free lunch.
Mothers found support group for parents of children with cancer

When Glenda Palmer's daughter was sent to Seattle in 1996 to see a doctor at the Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, she thought she and her daughter would be back in Juneau within a few days. "We went down there not knowing it was cancer, thinking we were just getting a check-up because my daughter wasn't doing well," Palmer said. "We never got to come home for seven-and-a-half months."
Health Forum focus will be prevention of cancer, osteoporosis

Preventing cancer and osteoporosis are the topics of this year's Women's Health Forum, set for Saturday at Centennial Hall. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thank you letters

...and Borough of Juneau: Centennial Hall Staff; Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute: Laura Fleming; Southeast Alaska Cancer and Wellness Foundation: Cynthia Callivroussi, Mike Miller; Alaska Health Fairs: Valerie O'Hare; Hospice and Home Care...
Juneau Women's Health Forum slated

"It's something we need, it's going to be fun, and the food is going to be delicious," explains Eunice Akagi. She's encouraging her friends to attend this year's Women's Health Forum scheduled for this Saturday, Nov. 15, at Centennial Hall. Jane MacKinnon looks forward to the health care experts brought in from out of town. "They have some terrific speakers that have up to the minute information," she said.


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