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12th Annual Downeast Living with Cancer Conference

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Free
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12 Annual Downeast Living with Cancer Conference set for November 1, 2018                Register Here

Bar Harbor, Maine–‘Integrating Science, Wisdom, and Compassion during the Cancer Journey’ is the theme of the 12th Annual Downeast Living with Cancer Conference set to take place on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Conference Center in Bar Harbor. This inspiring conference will begin at 9:00 am and run until 3:30 pm, with registration beginning at 8:00 am.

Dr. Rob Rutledge, MD will present two talks, ‘The Body – Mind – Spirit Connection on the Cancer Journey’ and ‘How Understanding Your Brain Can Empower Your Life’. Dr. Rutledge is a Radiation Oncologist in Halifax, Nova Scotia, specializing in breast, prostate and pediatric cancers. He is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University. He serves as the CEO and Chair of the Healing and Cancer Foundation, a Registered Charity that freely offers educational videos, documentaries, and seminars.

Dr. A. Merrill Garrett, MD will discuss ‘Advances in Technology Lead to Advances in Cancer Care’. Dr. Garrett is Board Certified in Medical Oncology and has been one of the pillars of the treatment team at Cancer Care of Maine for many years. She is currently spearheading the creation of a breast cancer survivorship program at Northern Light Cancer Institute and is seeing oncology patients at Northern Light Maine Coast.

Other event offerings include a patient panel, a caregiver panel, complementary therapies, a complimentary lunch and representatives from various community resources will be offering information throughout the day. The conference is open to cancer survivors, caregivers, family members and all interested community members and is free of charge. Free transportation is available, please call ahead to arrange transportation. You can register here or by calling 207-664-0339.

Special thanks to all of our Sponsors

GOLD

Bar Harbor Bank logoMark Wright Disposal logoNorthern Light Health Logo  Atlantic Oceanside Hotel Logo MeHAF Logo

SILVER

Mount Desert Island Hospital Logo Rotary Logo

BRONZE

CBF Logo Seaport Village Logo

SUPPORTED BY

Beth Wright Cancer Center Logo Caring Connections Logo

Details

Date:
November 1
Time:
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Beth Wright Cancer Resource Center
Phone:
2076640339
Email:
info@bethwrightcancercenter.org
Website:
https://www.bethwrightcancercenter.org/

Venue

Atlantic Oceanside Hotel & Event Center
119 Eden Street
Bar Habor , ME 04609 United States
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Phone:
207-664-0339