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Elizabeth Edwards to Deliver Keynote Address at Patient Advocate Foundation's 10th Annual Patient Congress
Date:6/24/2009

ficials to support programs that improve access to health care services and eliminate barriers to health insurance coverage for all patients, particularly those suffering from the current economic crisis.

In addition to advocating for progressive policies to improve our nation's healthcare, Elizabeth Edwards has inspired countless individuals by sharing her personal experiences battling with breast cancer in her book "Saving Graces: Finding Solace and Strength from Friends and Strangers," a memoir of her trials, tragedies, and triumphs, and of how various communities celebrated her joys and lent her steady strength and quiet hope in darker times. In her newest book, "Resilience," Elizabeth Edwards discusses the adversities she has faced - and her efforts to move on. Before her keynote address, Mrs. Edwards will be signing copies of "Resilience."

"Through her participation on the frontlines of improving Americans' healthcare and through her own battles with cancer, Elizabeth Edwards has a truly unique and invaluable perspective on how we are to improve the way we address and treat life-threatening disease in this country," added Davenport-Ennis. "We are thankful to have Mrs. Edwards join us as we strive to advance healthcare access solutions and look forward to her viewpoint on this important matter that affects so many Americans."

For more information about the 10th Annual Patient Congress, please visit www.pc.patientadvocate.org or call toll free (800) 532-5274.

Patient Advocate Foundation is a national non-profit organization that seeks to safeguard patients through effective mediation assuring access to care, maintenance of employment and preservation of their financial stability.


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