Exercise and cancer patients lecture tomorrow night

WHAT:
A free public lecture on the importance of exercise for people who have been through a cancer diagnosis and treatment, and information about a free fitness program for cancer survivors, part of a series of presentations on cancer prevention and treatment sponsored by the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center

WHEN:
6 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2012

WHERE:
CTRC, 7979 Wurzbach, 4th Floor Grossman Building, San Antonio

WHO:
Stacey Young-McCaughan, R.N., Ph.D., a professor in the department of psychiatry in the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center, will discuss the fitness program for cancer survivors she has created at the CTRC. She will be joined by cancer survivors who will talk about their own experiences in gaining strength and health through exercise.

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Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio one of the elite academic cancer centers in the country to be named a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Designated Cancer Center, and is one of only four in Texas. A leader in developing new drugs to treat cancer, the CTRC Institute for Drug Development (IDD) conducts one of the largest oncology Phase I clinical drug programs in the world, and participates in development of cancer drugs approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. For more information, visit ctrc.net.



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