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The Group Room, Radio Cancer Support Program, Expands

The Group Room, Radio Cancer Support Program, Expands

LOS ANGELES—The Group Room, syndicated radio’s first call-in cancer support program, has added two new stations: San Diego’s KSDO AM 1130 and Dallas/Ft. Worth’s Talk 1190 AM (KOOO), Premiere Radio Networks, Inc. has announced.

The program, a collaborative effort between Vital Options TeleSupport Cancer Network and Premiere, is North America’s only radio talk show for people with cancer, their families, friends, physicians, and other health care professionals.

Vital Options is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1984 by Selma Schimmel, which has evolved into the nations’ first psychosocial cancer communications organization.

The show, hosted by Ms. Schimmel, has been in production since 1996, and is sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Ortho Biotech Inc. It provides direct interaction between in-studio participants and telephone callers. The show is also on the Internet live (Sundays, 4 PM EST) at http://www.premrad.com.

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