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Center hosts annual cancer survivorship seminar June 2

'Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness' features keynote by comedian/juggler/survivor, breakout sessions on health and well-being, and provider panel; registration required

May 29, 2012
Drs. Scott Baker and Karen Syrjala

Dr. Scott Baker directs the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program; Dr. Karen Syrjala is the program's co-director.

Cancer survivors and those who support and care for them converge on campus Saturday, June 2 for Moving Beyond Cancer to Wellness, the annual educational event of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program.

The event kicks off with survivor, comedian and juggler Scott Burton, who will present the keynote in Pelton Auditorium at 9 a.m.

Attendees have the opportunity to choose three breakout sessions. Topics for the sessions will include:

  • Fatigue
  • Memory and cognitive function
  • Exercise and nutrition
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Spirituality
  • Sexuality
  • Stress management

General sessions include a networking lunch and provider Q&A panel.

The event runs from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. It is free and open to the public, but preregistration is required. For more information, call (206) 667-5262, email survivor@fhcrc.org or 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.