August 19, 2019

Free cancer seminar scheduled at UMFK

FORT KENT – A Living with Cancer: Hope and Cope Seminar will be held at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on Friday, Sept. 14.

The seminar is an annual fall event held at different locations in the St. John Valley. This year’s seminar will be at Nadeau Hall, UMFK’s Northern Maine Center for Rural Health Sciences and the Northern Aroostook Center for Technology from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The seminar is sponsored by the Edgar J. (Guy) Paradis Cancer Fund. The seminar will address the issues of how people with cancer can find hope for the future and cope with treatment challenges associated with cancer.

Guest speakers will be Lorne Germain, a larynx cancer survivor, and Joan Roberts, a breast cancer survivor who now helps others through the Canadian Cancer Society.

The seminar is free to cancer survivors, their families and UMFK students. There is a $30 fee for health care professionals.

Those planning to attend should register by Monday, Sept. 10, by calling Dana Ouellette at 834-3155, Ext. 3182.

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