Cancer Survivors Conference

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Conference Dates: Saturday, April 12, 2003
Conference Location: Holiday Inn, City Line Avenue, Philadelphia, PA


Sponsoring Group: American Cancer Society

Topics Covered: Medical, emotional and nutritional needs after treatment ends; humor and mindfulness healing; breathing for relaxation; family communications; movement; complementary medicine.

Conference Objectives: to provide information, survivor strategies, encouragement, support and camaraderie.

Who Should Attend: Patients, survivors, family members and friends.

Conference Agenda:

  • 8:30 Registration
  • 9:00 Opening Remarks
  • 9:15 Keynote Speaker: Ed Leigh, survivor
  • 10:30 Workshops
  • 11:45 Lunch
  • 12:45 Workshops
  • 2:15 Closing Session: Laughter & Stress

Registration Information: Registration deadline April 4, 2003. Call 215-985-5330 for Conference brochure. Registration at the door if space available.

Conference Fees: $10.00. Scholarships available for those with financial need.

Continuing Education: No

Miscellany: Call 215-985-5330 for more information or for a conference brochure.


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