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New Cancer Risk Reduction Series

Human Resources is pleased to announce a health promotion series this fall focusing on Reducing Your Risk for Cancer: You Can Make a Difference. These monthly presentations outline the best medical advice for keeping yourself and your family healthy and fit. We teamed up with specialists from Penn’s Health System to offer informative presentations and the opportunity to have your questions answered by experts. The series runs as follows:

Thursday, September 29: Diet and Nutrition for Cancer Prevention,Ellen Sweeney-Cordes,  Abramson Cancer Center Patient and Family Services Division, nutritionist.

Thursday, October 27: Reducing the Risks of Cancer: Quick Tips, Carrie Stricker, Abramson Cancer Center Hematology Oncology Division, oncology nurse practitioner.

Thursday, November 10: Cancer Screenings: Knowing When to Take Action, Linda Jacobs, UPHS Hematology Oncology Division, coordinator, Living Well After Cancer Program.           

Thursday, December 1: Steps to Quit Smoking,Freda Patterson, research project manager and smoking cessation counselor, Psychiatry, Tobacco Use Research Center.

Go to www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/wellness/workshops.asp for details and to pre-register to attend. By the end of this fall, you should have the tools you need to help you and your family reduce the risks for cancer. Questions? Contact Human Resources at (215) 898-5118 or orna@hr.upenn.edu.

—Division of Human Resources

 

 



 
  Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 3, September 13, 2005

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