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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will host CancerCare’s Ninth Annual Survivorship Series: Living With, Through and Beyond Cancer. The first installment of the webcast series, Chemobrain: The Impact of Cancer Treatments on Memory, Thinking and Attention, will be held on Tuesday, May 3 from 12 – 1 p.m.

This is one of four CancerCare survivorship sessions where cancer patients, survivors and caregivers can listen in to topical cancer-related issues, then participate in a question and answer session by a panel of MD Anderson doctors, nurses and staff.  Each expert panel will physically take place at MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Texas Medical Center but broadcast to MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Katy.

The free sessions are open to all caregivers, patients and survivors, regardless of where they were treated. Sessions will take place at the Katy Regional Care Center, 19770 Kingsland Blvd., in the conference room, Floor 1, KTC1.1035. Space is limited. Call 713-563-9600 to pre- register. A free lunch will be provided for the first 15 attendees.

The MD Anderson expert panel on chemobrain will include Christina A. Meyers, Ph.D., professor and chief, Section of Neuropsychology in the Department of Neuro-Oncology; Monica Elena Loghin, M.D., assistant professor, Department of Neuro-Oncology; and Moderator Laura Fletcher, director, Integrative Medicine Center.

The MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Katy is located on the campus of CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital at 19770 Kingsland Blvd.  The center is housed on the first and second floors of the medical office building adjacent to the hospital and offers medical, surgical and radiation oncology, chemotherapy infusion and other services.  To learn more about the MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Katy, visit MDAnderson.org/Katy.

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