April is Cancer Awareness Month, and Texas State is featuring a variety of events to fulfill its goal including speakers, a health fair, on campus events and a research symposium.
A Community Cancer Health Fair will run from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. on April 9 at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 East Hopkins Street. Free testing for several common forms of cancer will be featured. A workshop for those facing cancer will be held from 2-4 p.m.
Another highlight of the month is a speech by Dr. Leonard Lichtenfeld, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for the national office of the American Cancer Society, which will cap off a daylong research symposium, on April 20 at 7 p.m. at the Alkek Teaching Theater at Texas State.
More events include a cancer survivors reception and remembrance at the Alkek Teaching Theater on April 7, a Relay for Life at Bobcat Stadium April 9-10, a Texas State Health Fair at the LBJ Student Center on April 13, and a community outreach and Marrow Donor Drive at the San Marcos Convention Center on April 23.
More information about the Cancer Awareness Month programs at Texas State is available at http://txstatecamco.hr.txstate.edu.Email | Print