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News Flash for Cancer Patients and Caregivers!!
by Evangelina Vela

Cancer patient and caregiver conference to be held in Houston, Texas April 26 and 27.

Cancer Counseling, Inc. (CCI) will be holding its second annual Cancer Patient and Caregiver Conference this coming Thursday and Friday, April 26 and 27 at the Houstonian Hotel in Houston, Texas. Former CNN Headline News anchor Bob Losure is the keynote speaker on Thursday night. He will be speaking about his experience with prostate cancer as well as about his career in the media.

Friday's break-out sessions include: Art with Heart; HELP - For Parents Dealing with Cancer; Hypnosis, A Tool for Survival; Patient Survivor Panel; Caregiver Panel; Qigong & Cancer; Looking Good While You're Feeling Bad; Body-Mind for the Patient; Body Image & Sexuality; Finding Peace in Meditation; and Pain & Stress Management.

"We had about 150 participants at last year's conference with equal numbers of patients and caregivers", said Paige Post, associate director of CCI. She says that they expect a larger group this year.

The conference fee is $25 with scholarships available for anyone in need. For more information on the conference, its schedule, or to register, contact Paige Post at 713-520-9873, fax: 713-520-9288, or

CCI is a non-profit health-care agency that provides free professional counseling to cancer patients, their families, and friends. For more information on the agency, contact Paige Post at the contact information above or see

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