Nova Scotia Health Authority's Cancer Care Program offers free public information session on radiation treatment benefits

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

HALIFAX, N.S. – Radiation is an important treatment for many cancers.

Join cancer specialists this Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10:30 a.m. until noon inside Paul O'Regan Hall at the Halifax Central Library for a free information session called Radiotherapy to Control Cancer.

Learn about radiation therapy, its many benefits and the latest treatments available in Nova Scotia, from both local and national experts.

This Radiotherapy to Control Cancer public information session is a partnership between Nova Scotia Health Authority's Cancer Care Program, the Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology and Dalhousie University in Halifax.

For information, please call 1-866-599-2267.

Media contact:      
Christine Smith
Communications Manager
NSHA Cancer Care Program
 (902) 222-9739
christine.smith@nshealth.ca

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NSHA Provincial media line: 1-844-483-3344
NSHAmedia@nshealth.ca
www.nshealth.ca

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