New Support Group for People with Pancreatic Cancer Meets June 7

June 02, 2006

Treatment and survival of pancreatic cancer will be discussed at a 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, meeting of a new support group formed by the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center and the University of Rochester Medical Center Department of Surgery.

The meeting is open to anyone diagnosed with pancreatic cancers and their caregivers. It will be held in the Louise Slaughter Conference Room at the Kornberg Medical Research Building, located at the intersection of Elmwood Avenue and Kendrick Road.  Free parking is available.

Social worker Patrice Rogers will lead the group, which meets quarterly. Future meetings will be held Sept. 6, Dec. 6 and March 7.

Pancreatic cancer is diagnosed in about 34,000 people each year in the United States. Call Rogers at (585) 275-5908 to register for the group.

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