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REF NO.: 72

SUBJECT: Memorial University nursing students launch first student chapter of Kidney Cancer Canada

DATE: Nov. 24

Note to editors:
            Memorial University’s School of Nursing students will launch the first student chapter of Kidney Cancer Canada today, Nov. 24.  The event is being held at 1 p.m. in room HSC-2908 in the School of Nursing, Health Sciences Centre.
            Organizers will be connecting to the president of Kidney Cancer Canada via the Internet. Special guest will be Mr. Dan Moser, president of Kidney Cancer Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, and the inspiration behind the new chapter.
            Also in attendance will be Dr. Judith McFetridge-Durdle, director of the School of Nursing, as well as representatives from the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre, Eastern Health and a patient and caregiver living with kidney cancer.
            All media are welcome to attend. 

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For further information please contact Michelle Osmond, communications
co-ordinator, School of Nursing, at (709) 777-2165 or e-mail    


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