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Connect and Network – Learn and Share -Percolate Thoughts

People impacted by cancer do better and feel better with psychosocial support.As a professional in the field, you want the best outcome for those in your care. Research shows an increased survival rate and better quality of life for people impacted by cancer who receive psychosocial support. Join us to exchange thoughts, connect with other professionals and learn about psychosocial topics from the experts at Wellness House.
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8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Check-in and Networking
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Presentation

June 14– Stress & Cancer – Neural Regulation of the Cancer Genome

SPECIAL GUEST Steve W. Cole, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine

Dr. Cole is the world’s foremost expert on molecular pathways through which social conditions, psychological processes and the nervous system influence the human genome and cancer biology.

This talk provides an update on what we have learned over the last decade in scientific research on stress and cancer. Some common ideas turn out to be myths (stress generally does NOT cause cancer). Others appear to be true (stress CAN make existing cancers more aggressive). And a growing range of new strategies are being developed to protect the health and well-being of cancer patients from the adverse biological impacts of stress.

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