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Portland, Ore. Area Lynch Syndrome Social Networking Event on March 22nd

mollymuch
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Joined: Jul 2011

I thought this might be of interest to some in this group.

Thursday, March 22nd, 5:00-6:30 PM

People affected by the hereditary cancer syndrome known as Lynch Syndrome are invited to this informal networking event. Caregivers, family members and friends are welcome!

Light refreshments will be served. Registration is appreciated, but not required. To register or for questions or to get involved, email lynchpdx@gmail.com.

This Portland area event is organized by local volunteers affected by Lynch Syndrome in observation of Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day.

This day seeks to increase visibility and awareness of a syndrome giving affected people greatly increased rates of certain cancers, especially colon and endometrial cancer. Over 7,000 people in Oregon are believed to have Lynch Syndrome, but fewer than 400 have been diagnosed.

For more information about Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Day, visit: www.lynchcancers.com

Location

Oregon Health Sciences University
Center for Health and Healing (South Waterfront)
3178 (3rd Floor, Room 5)
3303 S.W. Bond Ave.
Portland, Ore. 97239

Once at the building, take the elevators up to the 3rd floor and following the signs to the Conference Center. From there, look for Room 5

Directions, and parking and public transit information:
http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/visiting/locations/chh.cfm

Note: OHSU has generously made space available for this event but is not a sponsor.

http://lynchpdx.wordpress.com/2012/03/02/lynch-syndrome-hereditary-cancer-awareness-day/

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