SHELTON, Wash. Cancer. That can be the scariest word you ever hear. But when you hear that word, know you don’t have to go it alone. Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics is here to help.

             Whether you are being treated locally or out of town, all area cancer patients and their families are invited to attend MGH&FC and Harmony Hill Retreat Center’s next Cancer Support Group meeting, set for Monday, June 20, 2016 at 6 p.m. in the Pershing Meeting Room at Mason General Hospital.

              The Cancer Support Group, led by Ronnie Hacken, MA, LMFT, a cancer retreat facilitator at Harmony Hill, meets every third Monday of the month. It is open to anyone who has been affected by a cancer diagnosis, including caregivers.  For more information, call MGH&FC’s Patient Navigator Karry Trout, BA, RT (R)(M), CN-BI at (360) 432-7706.

            MGH&FC is approved by the Joint Commission, and MGH is a licensed and accredited acute care hospital with a level four emergency trauma designation. There are more than 100 physicians on staff in 19 specialties. For more information go to

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