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LMU-DCOM TO HOST "I CAN COPE" PROGRAM



April 1, 2008 - Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) will host the April “I Can Cope” program, offered by the American Cancer Society, the Baker Cancer Treatment Center, and LMU-DCOM. The program, entitled “Well in Mind and Body,” will be held Thursday, April 17, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 105 of the LMU-DCOM building on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tenn.

The featured speaker for the April program will be Dr. Kimberly D’Eramo, D.O., assistant professor of emergency medicine/osteopathic manipulative medicine at LMU-DCOM. The meeting is free to cancer patients and their loved ones, but registration is requested. Please call Gloria Johnson at 423-869-0725 to register.

The American Cancer Society’s “I Can Cope” program gives participants an opportunity to share their concerns with others facing similar experiences and to design ways to cope with the challenges that arise from a cancer diagnosis. This program provides relevant knowledge and enhanced skills on various aspects of a cancer diagnosis. Guest speakers include professionals in the field of cancer management. In addition, videotapes, printed materials and class discussion provide up-to-date information for patients, family and friends.

The DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine is located on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. LMU-DCOM is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of osteopathic physicians to provide healthcare in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DCOM, call 1-800-325-0900, ext. 7082, e-mail dcom@lmunet.edu, or visit us online at www.lmunet.edu/dcom.

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