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The Cancer Center At Presbyterian To Launch Cancer Support Community

Release Date:

October 10, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Members of the community are invited to join The Cancer Center at Presbyterian for the launch of its new Cancer Support Community Saturday, October 10.

Help us celebrate a new level of service for cancer survivors and their families. By becoming an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community – an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer – Presbyterian will be able to provide more resources including in-person and online support groups to New Mexicans with cancer, cancer survivors, and their families.

Lunch will be provided and all attendees will be entered in a drawing for an iPad Air. An art table and stretching are some of the many other activities planned for this event.

WHAT: Cancer Support Community Launch Event

WHO: KOAT Action 7 Chief Meteorologist, Joe Diaz, will emcee the event. Clay Holderman, chief operating officer for Presbyterian Healthcare Services will speak about his family’s cancer journey.
Other speakers include physicians and staff from The Cancer Center at Presbyterian and patient Michelle Diamond Reese.

WHERE: Presbyterian Healthplex
6301 Forest Hills Dr. NE
Albuquerque, NM

WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 10 a.m. to noon – program to begin at 10:30 a.m.

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About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. Presbyterian is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of eight hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state’s second-largest private employer with more than 11,000 employees.​

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Kerri Dufault
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E-mail: kdufault@phs.org 
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