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A cancer diagnosis is life-altering for patients, families and caregivers. Join Mayo Clinic Health System for a symposium on how diet and humor can affect your journey.
- Mayo Clinic Cancer Center update.
- “Diet and Cancer” – Joseph F. Gonzales, a Mayo Clinic Health System dietitian, will discuss how diet and lifestyle can affect the risk of certain cancers. Participants will learn how they can improve their diets to prevent a recurrence.
- “Life, Lessons and Laughter” – Brenda Elsagher, keynote speaker, author, certified humor professional and colorectal cancer survivor, will help participants see that they are surrounded by humor and laughter that can make them healthier and better able to cope with stress, aggravation and challenging moments. She also will discuss the importance of preventive screenings. Prepare to laugh about things you never imagined.
- Closing remarks.
The cancer symposium is sponsored by the Lloyd and Ardis Peterson Family Foundation.
When you register, you will receive an email with a link that will allow you to access the symposium using Zoom. Check your junk mail if you don't receive this email.
Click on the link a few minutes before the start of the webinar. Sometimes technical issues can occur when joining a virtual symposium. If you cannot connect using Zoom, you can call the phone number in your confirmation email to listen to the symposium. Calling rates apply.
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