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UH Manoa's CRCH to broadcast cancer info on Kauai, in Maui County

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Contact:
Sharon Shigemasa, (808) 586-3011
Cancer Research Center of Hawaiʻi
Lynette Lo Tom, (808) 275-3004
Bright Light Marketing
Posted: Aug 14, 2009

The residents of Kauaʻi, Maui, Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi can now benefit from UH Mānoa‘s Cancer Research Center of Hawaiʻi‘s (CRCH) Fourth Annual Cancer Research Information Day, as its presentations will air on community television stations on Kauaʻi and throughout Maui County. On the Garden Island, Hoike Kauaʻi Community Television Channel 52 will begin broadcasts on Friday, August 14, and continue for eight weeks. In Maui County, Akaku: Maui Community Television‘s Channel 52 will run shows starting Sunday, August 16.

The Kauaʻi airtime schedule for the Cancer Research Information Day presentations beginning this weekend is as follows:
Friday, August 14

2:26 p.m. Update on Ovarian Cancer: What‘s Being Done to Diffuse Its Impact

8:58 p.m.
Applying the Advances in Childhood Cancers to Adolescents and Young Adults

Saturday, August 15

5:38 a.m.
Update on Ovarian Cancer: What‘s Being Done to Diffuse Its Impact
 
Sunday, August 16

3:03 a.m.
Update on Ovarian Cancer: What‘s Being Done to Diffuse Its Impact

1:59 p.m.
Applying the Advances in Childhood Cancers to Adolescents and Young Adults

Please visit http://www.hoike.org. every week to view airtime schedules for the rest of the topic presentations.

The Maui County airtime schedule runs on Sunday, August 16, at 9 a.m.; Tuesday, August 23, at 1 p.m.; and Sunday, September 6, at 11 a.m. Six different topic programs will air back to back.

The six programs are also available on Akaku Channel 54 "Video on Demand," where viewers are allowed to schedule and watch programs of interest. The topics scheduled to air, along with their respective title codes, are:

9218 Cancer Disparities in Pacific Islanders: Why it Matters to Hawaiʻi and the U.S.
9219 What‘s New in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer
9220 Panel on Innovations in the Treatment of Lung Cancers
9221 Applying the Advances in Childhood Cancers to Adolescents and Young Adults
9222 Update on Ovarian Cancer: What‘s Being Done to Diffuse Its Impact
9223 Panel on Progress in the Treatment of Breast Cancer

CRCH cancer specialists and researchers once again reached out to the community with a free, all-day informational conference in March 2009 at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi in Honolulu, giving presentations on cancer and cancer-related issues. The event was made possible through support by the Friends of the Cancer Research Center of Hawaiʻi.