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‘Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness’ draws more than 200

Former cancer patients, caregivers came to campus for the fifth annual survivorship seminar, where they learned about nutrition, coping with chemobrain and more

June 27, 2011
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The event's keynote speakers Bobbi de Cordova-Hanks and Jerry Hanks (front row) co-authored a book on surviving and caregiving.

Photo by Jessica Weeber

An audience of more than 200 cancer survivors and caregivers attended “Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness,” the annual seminar of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program.
  
Held on the Hutchinson Center campus Saturday, June 18, it was the fifth time the Survivorship Program has hosted an open-to-the-public event. The program featured:

  • Keynote by Jerry Hanks and Bobbi de Cordova-Hanks, a husband-and-wife team who co-authored a book on surviving and caregiving
  • Sessions led by Dr. Scott Baker, Survivorship Program director, and Dr. Karen Syrjala, program co-director, including Syrjala’s popular breakout session on coping with chemobrain
  • Panel discussions and other breakout sessions—topics included nutrition for cancer survivors.

Visit the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program site for more information or to subscribe to the Survive and Thrive e-newsletter.

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