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Hispanic Outreach Program for Elderly

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Hispanic Outreach Program for Elderly

Time: April 7, 2010 from 12pm to 2pm
Location: Agency On Aging of South Central Connecticut (At the Conference Room A)
Street: One Long Wharf Drive
City/Town: New Haven CT
Phone: 203-785-8533 x 3157
Event Type: hispanic, outreach, older, adults, for, elderly, educational, cancer, caregiver, awareness
Organized By: Janet Perez
Latest Activity: Apr 6, 2010

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Event Description

Cancer Awareness Among Hispanic
Key Speaker:
Maria Gomes, American Cancer Society,
N.E. Div., Meriden
Cristina Lima, MSW
Director of Latino Outreach CancerCare of CT

Cancer awareness is a critical issue in our
community, as many Hispanics do not have
adequate access to education and care. Cancer
screenings, clinical trials and learning
about cancer risks and treatment options can
make the difference in survival outcomes. Unfortunately,
cultural issues and language barriers
have prevented many Hispanics from
taking advantage of these life-saving practices.
Opportunities clearly exist to increase
awareness about cancer as well as programs
and services that support cancer patients,
survivors and their families.

Lunch will be provided

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