Cancer education symposium planned

Published 9:39 am Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The second annual Lloyd and Ardis Peterson Cancer Education Symposium will be from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Nov. 9 at Wedgewood Cove Golf Club, 2200 W. Ninth St., Albert Lea. The symposium is free and brunch will be provided.

Hear speakers from Mayo Clinic Health System – Albert Lea and Austin, Mayo Clinic and The Hormel Institute talk about cancer research and treatment. Plus, Albert Lea native Mary Nelson, author and pastor, will share her powerful story of hope and healing after her own cancer diagnosis.

Presenters include Dr. John Laurie, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Dr. Brent Bauer, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Edward β€œTed” Hinchcliffe, Ph.D., The Hormel Institute; and Nelson.

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The symposium comes from the generosity of The Lloyd and Ardis Peterson Family Foundation who wished to honor their parents in the community where they lived and worked, while simultaneously recognizing the quality care they received from the medical center in Albert Lea.

Registration is required for the symposium. To register or for more information call 379-2046.