The American Cancer Society to Hold Cancer and More Conference
STATESBORO, Ga., Jan 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society will hold the second annual Cancer and More conference for health care professionals in Georgia and South Carolina on Thursday, January 27 at the Ogeechee Technical Institute in Statesboro
A distinguished faculty will present a comprehensive program that will allow educational credits to be earned by the health care professionals who attend the conference. The faculty includes plastic surgeon Peter Burr, MD, Statesboro; pulmonologist Andrew Cichelli, MD, Statesboro; medical oncologist Ronald Goldberg, MD, Savannah; Helen Graff, PhD, Statesboro; radiation oncologist Dent Purcell, MD, Savannah; otolaryngologist Stephen Rashleigh, MD, Savannah; and Robin Turner, RD, Savannah.
A special feature of the conference will be a keynote address by nationally known lecturer, author and humorist Greg Risberg, MSW. His topic will be ``Humor, Hugs and Hope.'' The upbeat program helps people to realize more humor in their lives, see the health benefits of humor and to feel more hopeful.
Sponsors of this year's conference include Bulloch Memorial Hospital; Bulloch Memorial Hospital Auxiliary; Georgia Southern University; Hospital Authority of Bulloch County; Magnolia Coastlands; Mead Johnson and 0geechee Technical Institute.
Registration deadline for the conference is January 16. For more information or to register for the conference call 912-489-1416.
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. For more information about cancer call the American Cancer Society's call center at 1-800-ACS-2345, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, or visit the Society's web site at http://www.cancer.org .