Navigation Links
Local Experts Help Women Living and Working with Cancer Even the Score
Date:10/10/2008

nuing to work," said Dr. Susan Huntsinger, an oncologist at University Cancer Specialists in Knoxville, Tenn. "Some breast cancer treatments, such as oral chemotherapies like Xeloda(R), allow people to spend less time at the hospital and more time at work without treatment disruptions."(1)

"I'm taking part in this important event because I want to do all that I can to show support for the thousands of women in Knoxville who are affected by breast cancer," said Holly Warlick. "My hope is that our community takes advantage of this amazing resource so they can be empowered to make more informed decisions about their cancer experience, and for some women that means identifying how and when to return to work."

In addition to Dr. Huntsinger and Warlick, seminar experts will include Cancer and Careers Executive Director Kate Sweeney; Knoxville Attorney Sonda L. Gifford; YWCA Knoxville Executive Director Marigail Mullin; and The Wellness Community-East Tennessee Executive Director Beth Hamil. Women will also receive information on local resources that can help them adjust to working through cancer.

For additional information and to obtain resources presented during the seminar, please call YWCA Knoxville at (865) 523-6126 or visit CancerAndCareers.org and AboutOralChemo.com.

About Cancer and Careers

Cancer and Careers is a program committed to changing the face of cancer in the workplace by providing a comprehensive Web site; free publications; and a series of support groups and educational seminars for employees with cancer. Cancer and Careers' Living and Working with Cancer workbook, available free of charge in English and Spanish, has been distributed to more than 55,000 cancer survivors in all 50 states, Canada, England, India, South Africa and Spain. CancerAndCareers.org informs more than 120,000 visitors per year, providing essential tools and information for employees with cancer.

In addition, the Managing Through Cancer Pion
'/>"/>

SOURCE Cancer and Careers
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Katie Lee Joel to Conduct Cooking Demonstration for Local Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
2. AstraZeneca Leads Local Walking Movement
3. On September 7th Local Organizations Partner to Celebrate Healthy Steps
4. Houston Texans Star Players Ahman Green and Matt Schaub Help Easter Seals, Avondale House and Local Families Tackle Autism
5. AstraZeneca Joins Local Walking Movement
6. Local Artists Unite in the Fight Against AIDS
7. Locally Produced Health Series Nominated for Emmy in its First Year
8. Major differences revealed in how local authorities in the UK support disabled people
9. Peer-Reviewed, Online Database Showcases Local, County and State Pandemic Planning
10. Help Raise Awareness of Obesity - Annual Walk From Obesity Invites Participants to Join a Walk in Their Local Area
11. Five Local Residents Vie to be Philadelphias Biggest 2007 Local Loser
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Synergy Research ... comprehensive report gives the best detail and analysis of ... pulled from a variety of sources, including Ministry of ... Orange Paper will give readers actionable intelligence on clinical ... Paper is relied on by the local and international ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Florida Hospital announced today it is teaming up ... and become the Presenting Sponsor of the 2014-15 and ... and wellness partner. As the Presenting Sponsor for the ... and name inclusion on all Lightning advertising campaigns and ... been a sponsorship partner of the Lightning since 2011, ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Whatisfinalexpenseinsurance.com has released a new ... life insurance for seniors. , Finding affordable life insurance ... big part of the insurance market has moved online. ... that clients can use when shopping for life coverage. ... important for providing financial security for vulnerable family members. ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... serve of dairy food may reduce the risk of ... foods have not traditionally formed part of the diet. ... by Emeritus Professor Mark Wahlqvist from Monash University,s Department ... Institute, considered the role increased consumption of dairy foods ... longevity. , "In a dominantly Chinese food culture, ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 15, 2014A comparison of five-year sexual function ... external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) versus combination EBRT ... vessel-sparing radiation therapy makes cure possible without ... presented today at the American Society for ... , The study examined the patient-reported outcomes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Synergy Research Group Debuts Ukraine Orange Paper 2Health News:Florida Hospital Teams up with the Tampa Bay Lightning as the New Presenting Sponsor of the 2014-15 and 2015-16 Lightning Seasons 2Health News:Florida Hospital Teams up with the Tampa Bay Lightning as the New Presenting Sponsor of the 2014-15 and 2015-16 Lightning Seasons 3Health News:Life Insurance for Seniors - Clients Can Find Fast Life Insurance By Comparing Online Quotes! 2Health News:A heart-felt need for dairy food 2Health News:Prostate cancer patients surveyed 5 years after vessel-sparing RT report preserved sexual function 2Health News:Prostate cancer patients surveyed 5 years after vessel-sparing RT report preserved sexual function 3
... and longevity to health status and quality of life. Researchers ... longer, but the quality of life in later years must// ... benefits of staying physically active in your later years. The ... to perform their daily activities easier later in life. ...
... for a cure for diabetes. A new study done in ... insulin producing //pancreatic islet cells. This could lead to a ... research is a follow up to the 2001 report of ... The new research focuses on the biological mechanism behind that ...
... a deterioration of the retina, is the number one cause ... significantly // reduce the number of people with vision loss ... ,A couple of years ago, researchers conducted a ... vitamins C, E, and beta carotene, along with zinc oxide ...
... lifestyle changes and medication can prevent or delay the onset ... used to identify high-risk individuals for diabetes, but the test ... of risk //factors known as metabolic syndrome is able to ... ,Metabolic syndrome has been shown to lead to the ...
... eat play a role in whether you’ll end up with ... women between //ages 20 and 40 for one year. Their ... at least eight servings of fruits or vegetables a day ... than those who ate their usual diets. ,The ...
... a historic vote Friday night on a bill that would ... // of the politically popular entitlement program in its 38-year ... have lined up in our favor," House Speaker Dennis Hastert ... time is upon us. It's now or never." ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Predictors for Type 2 Diabetes 2Health News:House heads for Medicare drug vote, 2Health News:House heads for Medicare drug vote, 3
(Date:9/15/2014)... and NEW YORK , Sept. ... SAS and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF) announced today ... awareness around Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease and support the development ... Pharnext will provide financial support to several ... development of a specific section in the HNF website ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire/ -  Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF; CSE:PVO), ... with a focus on Omega-3 therapies for cardiovascular ... Board of Directors approved the granting of stock ... close of business on Friday, September 12, 2014. ... shares of the Company were granted in accordance ...
(Date:9/15/2014)...  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX ... Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, will redeem all of the outstanding ... Notes due 2017, CUSIP Nos. 91911XAL8, U9098VAD4 (the " ... an irrevocable notice of redemption for the Notes. ... irrevocable notice of redemption with respect to the remaining ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pharnext and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Collaborate to Increase Awareness of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease 2Pharnext and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Collaborate to Increase Awareness of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease 3Pharnext and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Collaborate to Increase Awareness of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease 4Pivotal Therapeutics Grants Incentive Stock Options 2Valeant Announces Redemption of All of the Outstanding $500.0 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of its 6.75% Senior Notes due 2017 2
... , , JERUSALEM, Israel, January 11 ... systems, today announced that it has filed two registration,statements on ... One registration statement relates to a proposed ... and warrants to purchase 12,million shares of common stock, as ...
... , SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 11 Finesse Solutions, ... life sciences process applications, announced the production release of ... oxygen or pH and process temperature, and TruTorr headspace ... accuracy, lifetime, and ease of use. It is available ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Oramed Pharmaceuticals Announces Filing of Two Registration Statements 2Oramed Pharmaceuticals Announces Filing of Two Registration Statements 3Single-Use Sensor Product Family Enters High Volume Production 2
... onsite test! QuickScreen multi-panel dip cards offer ... your choice of any conceivable combination of ... flexibility for your drug testing program. Just ... the built-in timer tells you when to ...
... Screen Tests are available in 14 configurations ... Designed using Microgenics Antibody Technology, the SureStep™ ... of care immunoassay targeted to detect MDMA ... and MDEA but no cross-reactivity to any ...
Accu-Stat Home Drug Test for Marijuana (THC), Cocaine (COC), Amphetamine (AMP), Methamphetamine (mAMP), Opiates (OPI), and Phencyclidine (PCP)....
... are highly accurate in detecting the presence of ... by GC/MS testing. This assay provides a preliminary ... as GC/MS) must be used in order to ... applied to any drug of abuse test result, ...
Medicine Products: