Jan 16, 200809:13 PMThe Life
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY HOSTS FREE EDUCATIONAL TELECONFERENCE FOR CANCER PATIENTS
Clinical Trials Matching: What You Need to Know. Registration by January 18
The American Cancer Society in California is hosting a series of free educational classes for cancer patients and their families, where patients can participate by simply dialing the phone.
As part of the Society's many free patient service programs, Doc Talks is a series of free, educational support classes facilitated by medical professionals, and held by teleconference.
Each class highlights a different topic relevant to the cancer experience to enhance knowledge and skills and empower participants to cope more effectively with the challenges that living with cancer can bring.
Upcoming classes include:
CLINCIAL TRIALS MATCHING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. The facilitator is Ted Gansler, MD. ILinc registration is due on January 18.
PROSTATE CANCER AND THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY will be held on Feb. 12 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The facilitator is Mack Roach, III, MD. ILinc registration is due by Feb. 5.
To register for the Doc Talk free teleconference, log onto www.ACSMissionTraining.org. Follow the directions and complete the registration survey. All training calls are free of charge. Those who register online will receive an email confirmation and reminder emails including the dial-in number, individual PIN code, and training materials.
If you do not have online access, call toll free to 1-877-227-0320 (5 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and an operator will assist you with registration.
To speak with a Cancer Information Specialist anytime, you may call the American Cancer Society at (800) ACS-2345. For cancer information, visit www.cancer.org.