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St. Joseph’s Hospital to host cancer survivorship conference
by Staff Reports
April 17, 2013 05:01 PM | 5186 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
St. Joseph’s Hospital in Sandy Springs will host the 13th annual Sharing the Journey Cancer Survivorship Conference Saturday.

The event will be held in the hospital’s Carroll Education Center and will begin with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and conclude after lunch. Former University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley and his wife Barbara will speak at this year’s conference about their experiences as cancer survivors and as caregivers to each other during their treatments.

The Dooleys are active volunteers and are well known for their interest and involvement in cancer support and education. Sharing the Journey is one of the longest-running cancer survivorship conferences in metro Atlanta. This year’s event will feature informational sessions providing updates on the latest research and treatment for breast, colorectal, prostate and lung cancers.

In addition, information on support services and holistic aspects of cancer care, including an informational session for caregivers, will be featured. Registration is required. The cost for the program, which includes lunch, is $10. Parking is free.

Information and registration: (678) 843-8368 or email Debbie Church at

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