January 18, 2002

Cancer series begins Feb. 12

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From left to right are: Dr. Jacky Hayles, longtime co-worker, daughter Sarah Nurse, Dr. James Maller, key collaborator, daughter Emily Nurse, Sir Paul Nurse, and former postdoctoral fellows Dr. Chris Norbury, Dr. Kathy Gould, Dr. Pierre Thuriaux, and Dr. Sergio Moreno.

The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center announces “Cancer Answer Evenings,” a free, educational alternative to sitting in rush-hour traffic.

Billed as informal conversations with cancer experts, this year-long series of seminars will be offered in the eight-floor conference center of the Preston Building. Each seminar is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. and conclude in an hour.

Dates and topics scheduled thus far:

• Feb. 12, From Pap to HPV: What You Know Can Save You

• March 12, Listen to Your Body: Warning Signs of Colon Cancer and Strategies for Early Detection

• April 9, Cancer in the Family: Coping, Communicating and Caring

• May 14, Skin Cancer: How Serious is the Most Common Form of Cancer?

• June 11, For Men Only: Honest Talk abut Prostate and Testicular Cancer

• Aug. 13, I Haven’t Got Time for the Pain: Complementary Approaches to Managing Cancer Pain

• Sept. 3, Childhood Cancers: Victories We Can Claim

• Sept. 10, Five-A-Day Can Help Keep Cancer Away

• Sept. 17, Real Men Get It Checked: Prostate Cancer Explained

• Sept. 24, Ovarian Cancer: Keys To Detecting a Silent Cancer

• Oct. 8, Cancer 101: Biology of Breast Cancer

• Nov. 12, The Marlboro Man and Other Myths: The Truth about Lung Cancer

• Dec. 10, Cooking Healthy for the Holidays

For more information, please visit www.vicc.org or call 615-936-5855.