DCI Invited To Spring For Support

January 20, 2015
By: Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, DCI

Supporting those who support patients with cancer, the Center for Learning Health Care (CLHC) will host its Second Annual Spring for Support 5K on Saturday, March 28, at the Streets at Southpoint in Durham.

Last year’s event raised a record $10,000 to the support the Duke Cancer patient Support Program (DCPSP). The center hopes to raise $20,000 in 2015. The Duke Cancer Patient Support Program provides services and resources to help support patients and their loved ones. Services include individual, couple and family therapy, support groups, self-image resources, pet therapy, child-life services, recreational therapy and more.

The Center for Learning Health Care is a research group developing and testing solutions to improve patient care utilizing cutting-edge technologies. It brings together several existing programs at Duke and provides a platform for several new specialized cores, creating an innovative hub for investigators and academic entrepreneurs.

The 2015 Spring For Support 5k will take place March 28 at The Streets at Southpoint, 6910 Fayetteville Road, in Durham. Check-in starts at 7 a.m. The race begins at 8 a.m. For more information or to register, visit www.springforsupport5k.org.