CURE Connections® Invites Cancer Community to Live Taping at Georgetown University Patient Symposium

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The Patient Symposium will be broadcasting live on CureToday.com

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"We invite you to come talk with us and learn more about these diseases, share tips with other patients going through the same thing, and learn about new science in a language you can understand.” - Dr. John Marshall

CURE Connections® invites the cancer community to a live video series taping, during The Ruesch Center for the Cure Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancers 2016 Symposium at the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center in Washington D.C. on Saturday, December 3, 2016, announced Director of The Ruesch Center for the Cure of GI Cancer, Dr. John Marshall.

In making the announcement, Dr. Marshall said, “We invite you to come talk with us and learn more about these diseases, share tips with other patients going through the same thing, and learn about new science in a language you can understand.”

In addition, The Ruesch Center and video series producer CURE® Media Group encourage patients, caregivers and family members to attend the patient symposium and be part of the live audience during seven engaging breakout panel discussions, which are the following:

  •     9:30 AM - Advances in GI Cancer Care: The Concept and Reality of Precision Medicine
  •     10:40 AM - Colorectal Cancer
  •     11:45 AM - Livery & Biliary Cancer
  •     1:00 PM - Unmet Needs of GI Cancer Patients
  •     2:30 PM - Pancreatic Cancer
  •     3:30 PM - Pancreatic Cancer & Nutrition
  •     4:30 PM - GI Cancers Alliance Discussion

The patient symposium will broadcast live on CureToday.com. CURE Connections® is a video platform designed specifically for patients with cancer offering a highly insightful series of videos focused on the cancer journey. Past video topics include being diagnosed with cancer and talking to your doctor about the diagnosis. The patient symposium is part of the larger three-day symposium, “Fighting a Smarter War Against Cancer”. Visit http://ruesch.georgetown.edu/2016rueschsymposium for more information about the full symposium.

Registration for the patient symposium is free for patients, caregivers, family members and the news media - use promo code CUREGI. Sign up at http://www.curetoday.com/ruesch-center-symposium. For those who cannot attend, the taped sessions will be edited and made available worldwide, in the near future, on the CURE Connections® website.

About CURE® Media Group
CURE® Media Group’s flagship product, CURE® magazine, is the indispensable guide to every stage of the cancer experience. With nearly 1 million readers, CURE® is the largest consumer publication in the United States focused entirely on cancer, with broad distribution to cancer patients, cancer centers and advocacy groups. CURE® Media Group’s offerings also include its online resource, curetoday.com; live meetings; a resource guide for the newly diagnosed; and the Extraordinary Healer™ national nursing award. It also offers CURE Connections®, a video platform designed specifically for patients with cancer, featuring information, stories and advice about the cancer journey at curetoday.com, where visitors can subscribe to receive updates. CURE® Media Group combines science and humanity to make cancer understandable. CURE® Media Group is part of the Plainsboro, N.J.-based Michael J. Hennessy Associates, Inc., family of businesses, which includes the acclaimed OncLive® (http://www.OncLive.com) platform of resources for the practicing oncologist. For more information, visit http://www.curetoday.com or http://www.mjhassoc.com.

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