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May 19, 2000

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Hopkins Sponsors Cancer Survivors Conference and Celebration

The first annual Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Cancer Center/Cancer Survivorship Conference and Celebration is scheduled for Saturday, June 3rd. This special event is FREE to the public and includes workshops, inspirational talks, exhibits, refreshments, and give-a-ways.

Actor Evan Handler, who appeared in Ransom, It's Like You Know and The Three Stooges is scheduled to speak about his experience as a cancer survivor. Handler was treated at Hopkins for leukemia more than 10 years ago. He also authored the book, Time on Fire, about his illness and recovery which he later adapted for off-Broadway stage and performances at Baltimore's Center Stage. Also featured is Doug Ulman, a three time cancer survivor and founder of a national non-profit organization for young adults. Conference session topics include:

Latest news in treatment advances
Beyond Surviving
Managing Fatigue
Nutrition
Accessing Financial Resources

______________________________________________________________________________ WHAT:

Cancer Survivors Day Event

WHEN:

Saturday, June 3, 2000
Conference: 8:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Celebration: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (1st Floor)
525 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205


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