Loyola University Medical Center to launch a CancerConnect Community

For Immediate Release June 24, 2011

Loyola University Medical Center to launch a CancerConnect Community

June 24, 2011 – Sun Valley, ID   – OMNI Health Media announces that Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL will be launching a CancerConnect community, to provide people with cancer access to online support groups .

This community will be part of the national CancerConnect.com initiative. As part of this program, members of the Loyola community will also be invited to participate in over sixty (60) disease-specific national communities for individuals with similar interests. Cancer-specific groups are available as well as groups focused on care giving, health and wellness, clinical trials, insurance, nutrition, and survivorship to provide support for anyone affected by a diagnosis of cancer.  Together, the organizations offer an on-line destination populated with rich content to support the many ongoing needs of individuals battling the disease.

Other online communities managed through the CancerConnect initiative include Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY www.cancerconnect.com/RoswellPark, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center www.cancerconnect.com/vanderbilt, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance www.cancerconnect.com/scca,  and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center www.mskcc.net.

About OMNI Health Media: OMNI Health Media is a leading specialty publisher of cancer-related information, websites, and content specifically for consumers. Established in 1996, OMNI develops and distributes multi-media health education content and programming, with an emphasis on cancer, women’s health, and recruitment to clinical trials.  OMNI has developed over 200 websites and supplies educational content and programming to over 1500 physicians for use on cancer center and clinic web sites. OMNI’s award-wining content programs reach over 1 million seekers of cancer information in English, Japanese, and Spanish each month. For more information, go to www.omnihealthmedia.com or contact us at 208-727-6880.