AUGUSTA — The American Cancer Society’s 35th annual Living With Cancer Conference will take place from 7:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Augusta Civic Center.

This year’s theme will be “Celebrating Each Day: Past, Present, and Future”. Keynote speaker is Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society. Neal Goodwin, Ph.D., senior fellow and director of business development for In Vivo services at the Jackson Laboratory, will be the afternoon speaker.

Workshop topics include: Palliative Care; Acupuncture for Cancer Patients; New Horizons for Skin Cancer Treatment; New Advances in the Understanding and Treatment of Lung Cancer; Why Everyone Needs a Will and Powers of Attorney; Rad Art: A Journey Through Radiation Treatment; and more. There will be a patient panel of cancer survivors and caregivers sharing their stories.

This event is free for cancer patients and their families and caregivers. Lunch costs $10. A fee of $45 will be asked of medical professionals and all others, which includes lunch. For more information or to register, call 800-227-2345 or visit

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