Free Cancer Symposium Offered Feb. 28

Posted: February 25, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Health, Communication, and Aging: A Showcase of Issues and Implications in Cancer Communication will be held Thursday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall.

Keynote speaker Jan Dravecky, family caregiver and spouse of San Francisco baseball pitcher Dave Dravecky, will share her personal insights as a primary caregiver of a cancer survivor. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences, the symposium will showcase a panel of emerging trends in the study of cancer communication and will attempt to build bridges between the theory and practice of communicating about cancer.

The symposium events are free. A $20 fee covers dinner. Contact Lisa Sparks Bethea at x33774 or mbethea@gmu.edu for registration and more information.

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