Suburban Hospital to Host 9th Annual Living with Breast Cancer Symposium Contact: Shaina Winternitz; firstname.lastname@example.org; 301.896.2580
(Bethesda, MD, October 29, 2007) In recognition of National Brest Cancer Awareness Month, SuburbanHospital will host the 9th Annual Living with Breast Cancer Symposium on Saturday, November 10, from until . Breast cancer patients, survivors, and supporters will come together for a free day of learning and sharing.
This year’s program, “Humor and Healing”, focuses on the therapeutic efforts of humor. Studies show that laughter and humor can reduce stress, help control pain, create an overall sense of well-being, and enhance one’s quality of life.
Featured speakers will address the many emotional and physical challenges associated with the disease and path toward recovery. They include:
·LillieShockney, RN, BS, MAS, Breast Cancer-Finding Humor Where You Lease Expect It;
·NiraEtonsBerry, Laugh Alot Yoga: Bring Laughter into Your Life for Health and Fun!; and
·MarisaAcocellaMarchetto, Drawing on Inner Strength: How a Cartoonist Battled Breast Cancer by Doing What She Knows Best.
For more information or to register, please call Suburban On-Call at 301.896.3939 (select option 2), or email email@example.com and leave your name, contact information, and the program name, date, and time. Admission is free, but seating is limited so early registration is encouraged. To see the full brochure, go to www.suburbanhospital.org: Cancer Care and click Links and Resources.
The 2007 Livingwith Breast Cancer Symposium is made possible through a generous grant from SusanG.KomenRace for the Cure. Additional support provided by Whole Foods, Myriad, Graphcom Incorporated, and American Plant Food Co.
SuburbanHospital is a not-for-profit, community-owned hospital in Bethesda, Maryland that has served MontgomeryCounty for more than 60 years. SuburbanHospital is distinguished by a cutting-edge stroke program; level II trauma center; centers of excellence in cardiac care, orthopedics and joint replacement surgery, neurosciences and oncology; state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment tools; and affiliations with world-class institutions, including the neighboring National Institutes of Health and JohnsHopkins Medicine.