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Register for survivorship symposium for clinicians

Survivorship Program offers continuing education for health care professionals with ‘Cancer Survivorship for Clinicians’ Feb. 10-11; registration required

Dec. 12, 2011

The Survivorship Program's Drs. Scott Baker and Karen Syrjala will co-chair the "Cancer Survivorship for Clinicians" symposium.

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Survivorship Program offers training for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals with the second "Cancer Survivorship for Clinicians" symposium Feb. 10-11 at the Center.

Survivorship, now recognized as a distinct phase of cancer care, is the focus of this conference featuring speakers to address surveillance and management of long-term and late effects of cancer and its treatment. The symposium will also cover health promotion and disease prevention strategies particularly important for cancer survivors.
 
Co-chairs for the course are Dr. Scott Baker, director of the Survivorship Program; and Dr. Karen Syrjala, program co-director. A host of other speakers and panelists will appear, including Center and guest faculty members.   

Register by Feb. 3

Continuing medical education, continuing nursing education and continuing education credit will be available to participants. To learn more and to register online, visit www.fhcrc.org/cme2012. Register by Feb. 3.

Sponsors of the event are the Center’s Clinical Research Division, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, University of Washington School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, and the UW School of Nursing Office of Continuing Nursing Education.

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