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UI to host state oncology annual meeting

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa will host the Iowa Oncology Society Annual Meeting Friday, Oct. 24, in the Seebohm Conference Room, 283 Eckstein Medical Research Building.

Sponsored by the Iowa Oncology Society, the UI department of internal medicine and the UI College of Nursing, the meeting will give oncologists, oncology nurses and oncology administrators an update on clinical and legal issues in oncology health care. Topics include ethical issues related to oncology therapy, alternative treatments for cancer, management of chronic pain, and current guidelines used for screening for common cancers.

Continuing education credits are available. For registration or other information, call the UI Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at (319) 335-8599. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, contact the CME office.

10/15/97