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Taking Care of Business: Advance Directives and Cancer

May 13, 2021

Host: Dr. Jennifer Hunter, Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences Extension, University of Kentucky 

Guest: Raven Darko-Mensah, Oncology Social Worker, Markey Cancer Center

Special Edition Series - Cancer Conversations Episode 23

When you start talking about Advance Directives and Living Wills, people often shut down because they do not want to think about what they consider "end of life".  On this episode of Cancer Conversations on Talking FACS, Raven Darko-Mensah shares why these critical documents are simply part of the business of planning well and living life fully.  Join this conversation to learn why it is important to prepare these documents, no matter your life stage or health situation.

Click these link for additional resources:

Kentucky Living Will Document

City of Hope Advance Directives

American Cancer Society - Understanding Legal Matters

National Cancer Institute Advanced Directives

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