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April 10th, 2009
Texas State to hold cancer awareness event

STAFF REPORT

Texas State will hold a Cancer Survivors Panel and Remembrance Event on April 16, in the Alkek Teaching Theater, at 7 p.m.

The event is part of Texas State’s Cancer Awareness Month. The university has joined Hays County, the City of San Marcos and San Marcos CISD in promoting cancer awareness in April.

Eight cancer survivors will tell their stories, along with a national spokesperson for the Sunshine Kids, a foundation that supports children with cancer. A PowerPoint presentation will also be shown that will respectfully remember loved ones lost to cancer from Texas State, and the Central Texas community.

The public is invited to attend, and a reception will precede the event at 6:15 p.m. For more information, visit Texas State’s cancer Awareness website.

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