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Do I have to have cancer to participate in Cancer Lifeline Programs?

Cancer Lifeline serves everyone affected by cancer. You are welcome to participate if you are recently diagnosed, in treatment, or a survivor.  Cancer Lifeline also welcomes those supporting individuals with cancer; friends, family members, co-workers and caregivers.

How much do the classes cost?

All Cancer Lifeline programs are FREE of charge.

Can I take exercise and movement classes while I am in treatment?

Yes. All Cancer Lifeline classes are designed to accommodate you at any stage of your cancer process. Cancer Lifeline asks that you consult with your doctor before beginning a new exercise & movement class.

Can I bring a friend?

Yes, please do! All Cancer Lifeline classes are open to friends, family and co-workers – anyone affected by cancer. Your friends are also welcome to attend on their own.

Do I have to register for classes?

Yes, we ask that you register for classes to ensure your space is saved and to help us contact you if a class is cancelled. All classes are currently online through Zoom. Register for classes on our website through Zoom: www.cancerlifeline.org. For help with registration, please call the Lifeline at 206-297-2500 or email classes@cancerlifeline.org.

Are online classes recorded?

No. We want to insure information is taught in context with opportunities for questions and clarification.

Do I have to register for support groups?

Yes. Register for support groups through our website through Zoom: www.cancerlifeline.org/services/support-groups/

Does Cancer Lifeline provide financial support?

Cancer Lifeline offers financial assistance for low-income cancer patients who are within three months of treatment for  and are living or being treated in Clallam, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Thurston, Wahkiakum or Whatcom counties. For more information visit: https://cancerlifeline.org/services/financial-assistance-for-cancer-patients/

We can also refer you to other organizations that provide financial support services.

What do I do if I am having problems registering for a class (or classes) on-line?

Please call us at (206) 297-2500 if you are having difficulty using our online registration process.

I called the Lifeline and got a voice mail message, is the Lifeline down?

If you get a voice mail message when calling the Lifeline, please leave your name, phone number, best time to call you back, and whether we can identify ourselves as calling from Cancer Lifeline if we do not reach you directly.  We will call you back as soon as possible.