September 22, 1999
MEDIA CONTACT:
Barb Chamberlain, 509/358-7527, chamberlain@wsu.edu
CANCER CONFERENCE FOCUSES ON NEWEST METHODS
        SPOKANE, Wash. -- Health professionals and researchers from around the country are expected here for a two-day conference featuring nationally recognized authorities on cancer. Sponsored by Washington State University and a number of community partners, the conference is scheduled for Nov. 5-6 at the Ridpath Hotel.
        Titled "Research and Clinical Practice: Bridging the Gap," the conference will focus on new methods for cancer detection and treatment, new guidelines for cancer prevention, alternative models of care for cancer patients and family support.
        The conference is approved for continuing education units (CEUs) for physicians, nurses, pharmacists and educators, and for WSU CEUs.
        Conference fees vary based on CEU options. For more information, contact WSU Conferences and Institutes, 800/942-4978 or 509/335-3530, wsuconf@wsu.edu.
        The conference is jointly sponsored by Washington State University, the WSU Cancer Prevention and Research Center, Inland Northwest Cancer Centers and the Spokane County Medical Society, in cooperation with the American Cancer Society-Spokane Unit, the American Institute for Cancer Research, WSU Spokane and the Intercollegiate Center for Nursing Education/WSU College of Nursing.
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