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COMMUNITY MEDICAL SCHOOL

Lecture/Speaker
Time:Tuesday May 14th 2013, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Room(s):Given Carpenter Auditorium E131
Contact:Michelle Iasilli - 6-0728
Organization:College of Medicine
Description:"Cancer and Exercise: Improving Physical Function and Cardiopulmonary Health During and After Treatment," Kim Dittus, M.D., Ph.D., and Susan Lakoski, M.D., assistant professors of Medicine. We will discuss the impact of the toxicities of cancer therapy on the cardiopulmonary system and how this leads to loss of physical function. Learn how exercise training can diminish these effects, and review a model of oncology rehabilitation used at Fletcher Allen Health Care both during and after cancer treatment. More information and registration.
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