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CONTACT: ARIANNE NARDO
8788 John Pappajohn Pavilion
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 356-7124
e-mail: anardo@blue.weeg.uiowa.edu

Release: Jan. 10, 2000

UI Cancer Center offers support program for cancer patients

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- With the New Year comes the anticipation and promise of change. The University of Iowa Cancer Center will host a Cancer Support Group, inviting all patients with cancer and family members to participate in a discussion of dreams for the future and reflections of the past.

The program will be Wednesday, Jan. 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Clinical Cancer Center waiting area in the Pappajohn Pavilion of the UI Hospitals and Clinics. The area can be located by taking Elevator "J" to the fourth floor.

Refreshments will be served. Participants are welcome to share their thoughts on the new century and recall accomplishments of the previous year. For more information, call Linda Abbott at (319) 353-8188l; Larry Smith at (319) 356-2523; Lori Verdick at (319) 356-2319; or Carol Goldfish at (319) 353-6928.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide.