March 26, 2007

Contact: Luke Frank, Media Relations Manager, 272-3679

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UNM CANCER CENTER PRESENTS "I CAN COPE"

Educational Program Free For People Facing Cancer

ALBUQUERQUE , NM The UNM Cancer Center, in partnership with the American Cancer Society, is offering "I Can Cope," a free four-week educational series for people facing cancer and their loved ones. Classes are scheduled Thursday April 5, 12, 19 & 26, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the UNM Cancer Center, room 240.

The "I Can Cope" program will give participants an opportunity to learn more about cancer in order to make informed decisions and communicate better with their families and treatment team. Trained health care professionals will present information about cancer diagnosis and treatment; the mind, body and spirit connection; and community resources.

For more information or to register, contact the patient education office at the UNM Cancer Center at (505) 925-4332. Parking passes and maps to the UNM Cancer Center will be mailed upon registration.