Community education

"My job is to go into the community and educate about cancer, what it is, and how to prevent it. I also help to make sure we are meeting all of the quality standards and community educational requirements for our American College of Surgeons (ACOS) accreditation.”
—Gail Weeks, RN, BS
Nurse navigator, oncology nurse coordinator

Reaching out to the community

Experts in cancer health and prevention, diagnosis and treatment are available to speak to schools, organizations, businesses, retirement communities, health fairs, and other groups. We can tailor presentations for any age groups. Call 360-514-3127 for information.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of topics are available?

We can tailor presentations to meet the needs of any age group. Here are a few examples:
  • Cancer prevention and detection
  • General or specific cancer information
  • Cancer genetics
  • Exercise
  • Obesity prevention
  • General nutrition
  • Tobacco prevention and cessation
Please feel free to contact us about other topics your group is interested in.

Is there a fee?

There is no fee for speakers. PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center provides this free service to enhance the health and wellness of our community.

Is there a minimum attendance?

To maximize the effectiveness of our resources, we ask that there are at least 10 people attending the talk.