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l quick takes uab.edu/cancer Hyundai Hope on Wheels LasT FaLL, hyundai hope on Wheels visited the UAB Division of Pediatric hematology-Oncology at Children’s hospital to pres-

ent a $100,000 hope Grant. The grant will provide funding for the

expansion of three childhood cancer programs: the UAB Pediatric

Developmental Therapeutics Program, the UAB Childhood Cancer

Survivorship Program and the hope and Cope Psychosocial Support Program.

hyundai hope on Wheels works to raise awareness of childhood cancer with national television

commercials, materials in its dealerships and $6.8-million worth of hope Grants to hospitals and

nonprofit organizations across the country to help fight the disease. At the end of 2010, hope on

Wheels had donated more than $23 million to fight childhood cancer, which remains the leading

cause of death by disease among U.S. children 1 to 14 years of age.

Healthier eating and Living with Cancer, by Karen Jung, with menu suggestions and snack ideas during and after cancer treatments and lots of great recipes

Healthy eating during Chemotherapy, by Jose van Mil with Christine Archer-Mackenzie. A chef and doctor give tips for eating and drinking during chemotherapy treatments as well as numerous recipes.

A Cup of Comfort for Breast Cancer Survivors: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Triumph, edited by Colleen Sell with a foreword by Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Fifty breast cancer survivors share their unique, courageous stories.

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the Patient resource Library is located on the second floor of the Kirklin clinic® and is open monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

you can contact the library at (205) 502-9956 or tkcprl@ccc.uab.edu.

e also is the principal

investigator for the Deep South Network for

Cancer Control, a National Cancer Institute-

funded project focused on training, data-

gathering and educational outreach in rural

and urban areas in Alabama and Mississippi.

Partridge Elected ACS President

Cancer Center Hosts Progress & Promise ON jaNUaRy 6, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted its second annual Progress & Promise report to celebrate the progress made in the fight against cancer and the promise for the

future. Nearly 200 people gathered at the Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center to hear

Cancer Center and UAB senior leadership discuss the impact of the center’s work.

Speakers included Cancer Center director edward Partridge, M.D.; director emeritus Albert LoBuglio,

M.D.; chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology James Bonner, M.D.; and UAB President Carol

Z. Garrison, Ph.D. Breast cancer survivor Dianne Poe of Lanett, Alabama, also shared her story of how a

clinical trial at the Cancer Center saved her life. Progress & Promise 2011 is scheduled for November.

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