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Fatigue management under the spotlight in Upper Deeside

Expert advice on fatigue management will be on offer at a Deeside talk hosted by two cancer support organisations.

CLAN Cancer Support and the Second Chancers’ Support Group are staging the event at Ballater Golf Club on Wednesday, 28 November, at 4pm.

Katie Davies of NHS Grampian will be guest speaker at the event, which is open to anyone affected by cancer. It will be held in the club’s upstairs meeting room.

Gemma Powell, CLAN’s area services coordinator, said: “We know that many people are affected by fatigue during or post cancer treatment.

“Katie’s talk is aimed at helping people to understand how to better cope with issues of fatigue. I would encourage anyone who has been affected by cancer - either personally, as a carer, relative or friend - to come along.”

The Second Chancers’ Support Group meets monthly in Ballater Golf Club while CLAN, from its base in the village, offers a range of support services and therapies.

CLAN Cancer Support is an independent charity which provides comfort support and information, free of charge, for anyone, of any age, affected by any type of cancer. CLAN aims to support people to reduce anxiety, stress and to increase their ability to cope with the affects of a serious illness. Based in Aberdeen, the charity covers the whole of Grampian, Orkney and Shetland. CLAN has a presence in Ballater, Inverurie, Peterhead, Stonehaven, Kirkwall and Lerwick.

For further information about CLAN Cancer Support please call (01224) 647 000 or visit www.clanhouse.org

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