Powerful New Book Published by The New York Times and the American Cancer Society Explores Life After Cancer

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Launch Event Scheduled for Thursday, December 6th in New York City

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The American Cancer Society's Hope Lodge Jerome L. Greene Family Center in New York City is opening its doors on December 6 for a free launch event for the new book, Picture Your Life After Cancer . Cancer survivors from all walks of life responded to a New York Times request to send in a photo and answer the question, “How is your life different after cancer?” The responses make up a powerful new book from The Times and the American Cancer Society.

WHAT: Discussion and book signing for Picture Your Life After Cancer

WHO: Karen Barrow, web producer for the science desk of The New York Times
Suleika Jaouad, author of New York Times column “Life, Interrupted
Kristina Thomson, vice president of patient and family services for the American Cancer Society

WHEN:  Thursday, December 6, 2012 4:00 – 5:30pm EST

WHERE:  American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Jerome L. Greene Family Center
132 West 32nd Street
New York, New York 10001

All attendees will receive a free copy of the book.  Picture Your Life After Cancer (ISBN-13: 978-1-60443-063-9, $19.95) is available for purchase atwww.cancer.org/bookstore , by calling 1-800-227-2345, or at any online or retail bookseller.

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