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  • Mel Keenan
    For those people who did not receive this notice: Cancer Care, Inc. and Cure For Lymphoma Foundation Present LIVING WITH NON-HODGKIN S LYMPHOMA Medical Update
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 28, 1998
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      For those people who did not receive this notice:


      Cancer Care, Inc. and Cure For Lymphoma Foundation
      Present
      LIVING WITH NON-HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMA
      Medical Update on Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma:
      The State-of-the-Art
      A Two Part Teleconference Workshop for People Living with Non-Hodgkin's
      Lymphoma, Their Families and Friends

      12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. ET (Eastern Time)
      Wednesday, October 14,1998
      and
      Thursday, November 19,1998


      Find out about: Medical Information, Treatment Options, Symptom Management
      These Teleconferences are free.
      No phone charges apply.



      Cancer Care, Inc. and Cure For Lymphoma Foundation are pleased to present free
      teleconference seminars: MEDICAL UPDATE ON
      NON-HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMA: THE STATE-OF-THE-ART

      What is a teleconference?

      A teleconference is a way for you to get the latest information on treatment
      from leading medical experts without leaving your home or office. All you need
      is a telephone in order to be connected with the health professionals who are
      making the presentation.

      What information will be provided on a teleconference?

      The purpose of a teleconference is to provide you with information to make
      informed decisions about your health care. We encourage you to take what you
      have learned from the teleconference and discuss it with your health
      'practitioner in order to enhance your treatment and care.

      Is there a cost for participation ?

      Participation is free and no phone charges apply.

      What do / need to do?

      You just need to complete the registration form on this brochure. Once you
      register for the teleconference, you will receive a packet with information and
      instructions.

      MEDICAL UPDATE ON NON-HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMA

      Lymphoma is a general term used for cancers of the lymphatic system. There are
      two types of lymphoma: Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This
      teleconference series will focus on non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Non-Hodgkin's
      lymphoma (NHL) is either low-grade NHL (slow growing, often with no immediate
      treatment after diagnosis) or intermediate/ high-grade NHL (fast growing, often
      with treatment immediately following diagnosis). The first teleconference will
      focus on low-grade NHL; the second on intermediate/high-grade NHL. Each seminar
      will address: treatment options; symptom management; doctor/patient
      communication; and quality-of-life issues.


      Medical Update on Low-Grade NHL
      Wednesday, October 14,1998
      12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET (Eastern Time)
      Presenter
      Richard I. Fisher, M.D.
      Director, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center
      Dorothy W. & J.D. Stetson Coleman
      Professor of Oncology
      Loyola University Medical Center
      Maywood, IL

      Medical Update on Intermediate/High-Grade NHL
      Thursday, November 19,1998
      12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET (Eastern Time)
      Presenter
      Margaret A. Shipp, M.D.
      Associate Professor of Medicine
      Dana Farber Cancer Institute
      Harvard Medical School
      Boston, MA
      Registration Form
      Medical Update on
      Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
      Name
      Address
      City
      State
      Zip
      Telephone

      Check Seminar (s) you would like to attend.
      10/14 _ Low-Grade NHL
      11/19 _ lntermediate/High-Grade NHL

      Prior to the teleconference workshop date, you will receive an "information
      packet" that will instruct you on how to participate in the workshop. These
      teleconference workshops are free (no phone charges apply).

      For more information, call the Cancer Care Counseling Line (toll-free) at
      1(800)-813-HOPE, or Cancer Care's National Office (212) 302-2400; or Cure For
      Lymphoma Foundation (212) 213-9595.
      Please mail this registration
      form by October 7th to:
      Carolyn Messner, ACSW
      Director of Education and Training
      Cancer Care, Inc.
      1180 Avenue of the Americas
      New York, New York 10036
      Or, register on-line at:
      www.cancercare.org


      Wednesday
      October 14, 1998
      and
      Thursday
      November 19, 1998
      12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. ET
      (Eastern Time)
      These seminars are held
      over the telephone.
      For further information,
      call:
      1-800-813-HOPE
      or
      212-302-2400

      What is Cancer Care?
      Cancer Care is a national, nonprofit organization that helps people with cancer,
      their families and professional caregivers. Through one-to-one counseling,
      specialized support groups, educational programs and telephone contact, Cancer
      Care provides support, guidance, information and referral free of charge. Cancer
      Care offers direct services nationally through its Counseling Line
      (I -800-813-HOPE) and over the Internet. Cancer Care's National Office. can be
      reached at (212)302-2400; Web Site: http:// www.cancercare.org. Cancer Care was
      founded in 1944 on the principle that living does not end when cancer begins.



      What is the Cure For Lymphoma Foundation (CFL)?
      The Cure For Lymphoma Foundation is a nationwide, not-for-profit organization
      dedicated to funding research and providing education and support for people
      whose lives have been touched by Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
      Patient programs and services include: educational materials, booklets and a
      fact sheet series; Together newsletter; support groups; patient grant program;
      Patient-to-Patient Telephone Network; and Living Well with Lymphoma Family
      Forums. For more information contact: Cure For Lymphoma Foundation, 215
      Lexington Avenue, New York, NY. 10016; (212) 213-9595; Web Site:
      http://www.cfl.org/ E-mail: infocfl@...

      Participation is free
      and
      no phone charges apply.
      These programs are made
      possible by an unrestricted
      educational grant from
      Genentech BioOncology
      and IDEC Pharmaceuticals
      Corporation.
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