The Human Side of Cancer



7 p.m., Thursday, September 16, Mercer Auditorium, Memorial University Medical Center. This event is part of the distinguished lecture series presented by the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center. Jimmie Holland, M.D., is a psychiatrist and pioneer in the field of psycho-oncology. For more than 30 years, she has helped patients, their families, and medical teams cope with the psychological impact of cancer. In a book she co-authored with Sheldon Lewis, entitled The Human Side of Cancer, Holland shares information about what it’s like to face a life-threatening illness and what truly helps while on the cancer journey. She has received many awards for her work, including the American Cancer Society Medal of Honor for Clinical Research and the American Psychiatric Association’s Presidential Commendation. Holland practices at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. No tickets required. For more information, call 912- 350-8527.


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