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University of Iowa News Release

June 8, 2006

UI Cancer Specialists To Host End-Of-Life Movie Screening, Discussion

Pediatric oncology nurses with Children's Hospital of Iowa at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City will host a screening of an excerpt of the movie "A Lion in the House" at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 11, in the atrium dining area on the seventh floor of the Roy Carver Pavilion. The screening will be followed by a discussion of pediatric issues faced by children and their families during the end-of-life process.

The Iowa chapter of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses (APON) and the Iowa End-of-Life Coalition are sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public.

For more information, please contact Nicole Alcorn at 319-626-7098 or at nicole-alcorn@uiowa.edu.

University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care, medical education and research programs and services they provide. Visit UI Health Care online at http://www.uihealthcare.com.

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