Archive for Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Senior center plans program on cancer care

April 29, 2009


The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is sponsoring a program on “Getting the Best Cancer Care at Age 55 and Older.”

The program will be at 9 a.m. Monday at the Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt.

Julie Tuley, a certified oncology nurse at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, will discuss topics such as treatment decisions, communicating with the health-care team, and emotional aspects and support.

A complimentary breakfast will be served at the free program. Pre-registration is required and may be done by calling Jessie Kwatamdia, of the senior center, at 842-0543.


Machiavelli_mania 4 years, 11 months ago

They should mention immunotherapy, Provenge and Neuvenge and the other Dendreon cassettes for immunotherapy vaccines for cancer.

Immunotherapy is the cancer treatment process of the near present and future.


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