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Actress Jonna Tamases headlines survivorship event June 26

Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness features seminars on late and long-term effects of treatment

June 1, 2010
Jonna Tamases

Comedic actress Jonna Tamases, a three-time cancer survivor, will perform for Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness attendees.

Photo courtesy of Jonna Tamases

Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness, the Center’s annual educational event for cancer survivors, returns Saturday, June 26, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. with an expanded slate of seminars.

Hosted by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program  and supported by a grant from LIVESTRONG, the event will feature Center experts on topics including:

- Post-treatment fatigue
- Memory and cognitive function
- Exercise and nutrition
- Complementary and alternative medicine
- Relationships and sexuality
- Insurance rights and more.

The special treat for attendees: a performance by comedic actress Jonna Tamases, a three-time cancer survivor who has turned her experiences into an award-winning one-woman show. Check-in, breakfast and general sessions will take place in the Thomas Building.

Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness is free and open to the public, but space is limited. To register or for more information, visit www.fhcrc.org/survivorship.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.