VANCOUVER, April 15 /CNW/ - A new report that includes first-of-its-kind
information about cancer patterns, trends and gaps in care and service for
young people with cancer (age 15-29) will be released in BC this Thursday,
April 16, 2009 following a Canadian Cancer Society briefing in Toronto at
Canadian Cancer Statistics 2009 highlights the current state of cancer in
Canada, predictive statistics for the year, and a look at what challenges
WHAT: Release of Canadian Cancer Statistics 2009, Thursday, April 16,
2009, 10:00am EDT.
- A webcast of the media conference is available at:
http://hosting.epresence.tv/munk/ (click on "live webcast
schedule"). The conference will be archived at the same link
(click on "archived webcast events).
WHO: Barbara Kaminsky, CEO for the Canadian Cancer Society, BC and
Yukon Division will be available for interviews.
Also available: A young person who has been diagnosed with cancer
between the ages of 15 and 29 will also be available to speak to
media as well as a researcher and Associate Professor of
Pathology, UBC, whose research focuses on synovial sarcomas, a
cancer that typically affects young adults.
For further information:
For further information: Media contact: Kristine Carrick, Manager, Media
Relations, Canadian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon Division, T: (604) 675-7340, C:
(604) 831-2598, E: email@example.com