Monday, 5 March 2012



Cancer Resource & Education Center (CaRE), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in collaboration with Persatuan Kanser Network Wilayah Persekutuan & Selangor (KanWork) and Persatuan Guolin Qi Gong Malaysia (PGQM) will organize a first-ever program called "Healthy Lifestle Day 2012". This program aims to raise funds for the implementation of activities of cancer patients, thus helping to inculcate a healthy lifestyle.

A healthy lifestyle is essential to maintain our wellness and wellbeing. This program is especially critical for those effected by chronic diseases such as cancer. It is also for cancer survivors to meet, support and network with each other, do health screening, and be updated with current cancer management practice. At this event, local and corporate communities participate to provide and support cancer survivor activities. 

We invite those effected by cancer, institutions, corporate organisations, NGOs, students, lecturers, faculties, researchers,  community & public at large and others interested parties. Below is the details of the program:


Program Objectives 
  1. Promoting healthy lifestyle
  2. Fund raising for cancer patients / survivors' activities
  3. Promoting Qi Gong as a way of health
  4. Providing peer support to those effected by cancer
  5. Strengthen networking & collaboration between CaRE, KanWork & PGQM with other local & international organizations involved in the fight against cancer

Program Information

Activities of the program include: 

*Details information on Poster Presentation, kindly visit here 


1. Day session at Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Arts & Cultural Center, UPM (Dewan Besar)

  • Qi Gong Exercise 
  • Peer Support 
  • Health Screening 
  • Cancer Awareness 
  • Poster Presentation

2. Evening session at Putra Banquet Hall, UPM

  • Fund Raising Dinner


Registration Fees

Steps for registration:
  1. Download and fill the Registration Form in the brochure
  2. For Corporate body: To participate in fund raising dinner or give any sponsorship, please fill this Form
  3. Scan & Email the form to or Fax to +603 8947 2706

Mode of payment: 
  • Online Payment, Bank Draft, Cash & Cheque
  • All payments must be made payable to "Bendahari Universiti Putra Malaysia"
  • Payment details:
                                              Account Number: 1215 000 500 4050
                                              Bank Name           : CIMB Bank Berhad
                                              Branch                   : UPM Serdang
  • Please bring along payment proof during registration or email us a copy to or fax to 03-8947 2706

Contact Person

CaRE : Mariani/ Khairol/ Bedari
Phone : + 603 8947 2706/ 2703
Fax     : + 603 8947 2706 

PGQM : Maggie Chan
Phone  : +6012 392 8689

KanWork : Rohana Tan
Phone          : +6012 220 7557

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Healthy Lifestyle Day 2012
Cancer Resource & Education Center
Level 7, Lab Block A, 
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Universiti Putra Malaysia,
43400 Serdang,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,



Call For Poster Presentation
Deadline for Submission of Abstract:6th April 2012

CaRE is pleased to invite lecturers, researchers, medical professionals, students, and other individuals to submit abstract for poster presentations on completed or ongoing research for the Healthy Lifestyle Day 2012 to be held on 21 April 2012, Saturday.

'Healthy Lifestyle Day 2012is a program organized by Cancer Resource & Education Center (CaRE), UPM in collaboration with Malaysia Guolin Qigong Association (PGQM) and the Kanser Network Association (KanWork). This program is expected to attract the participation of approximately 1000 people consisting of cancer survivorsuniversity students, researchers, medical professionals and the public.

You are invited to submit poster abstracts that fall within the following themes:
  1. Healthy Lifestyle
  2. Spirituality
  3. Return To Work After Cancer
  4. Risk Factors
  5. Diagnosis, Treatment & Supportive Care
  6. Alternative & Complementary Treatments
  7. Caregiver & Support

The main objective of this poster presentation is to disseminate scholarly work and to promote research related to healthy lifestyle, especially for cancer patients/survivors. This session also serves as a forum for informal discussion with interested colleagues in related areas.

Abstract Invitation
You are invited to submit an abstract not exceeding 250 words before 6th April 2012 to the conference secretariat by faxand e-mail by using the format provided (Appendix 1 as below). Accepted abstract will be notified by e-mail before 13 April 2012 and will be included in the abstract book of the competition.

Poster Evaluation and Best Poster Award
All posters will be evaluated by a panel of judges to qualify for poster award on decided criteria. Five posters with the highest mark will be chosen as winners.

Poster Format
  • Researchers need to prepare one poster for each participation.
  • Poster must be in A1 size (594 mm x 841 mm) and set in portrait orientation (Width: 594mm & Height: 841 mm).
  • The content and information should follow the sample poster.
  • Posters must be printed in English.
  • Please avoid:
1.       Using small font size and shadows.
2.       Using similar color for poster background and content/title.  
3.       Using unclear image /picture/charts/figures.
4.       Using too many words - use charts, tablesor graphics.

Terms and Conditions
1.       Participants must be at the booth during the poster session which will be from 9.00 am until 12.30 noon.
2.       The judges' decision is final.

Venue and Time
The poster session will be held at the Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Arts & Cultural Center, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor from 9.00 am until 12.30 noon.

Important Dates
Deadline for submission of abstracts                                        :                 6th April 2012
Notification of abstract acceptance                                           :               13th April 2012
Last date for registration after abstract acceptance                    :               17th April 2012

Registration Fee
There are three types of participation for the poster presentation as below:

: RM100.00
Other participants
: RM150.00
Other participants (Dinner included)
: RM200.00

Mode of Payment
Crossed Cheque and Bank Draft should be made payable to        : Bendahari UPM
Bank Name                                                                              : CIMB
Branch                                                                                     : UPM Serdang
Account Number                                                                       : 12150005004050

The registration fee will cover abstract book, door gift, and lunch, and dinner (if applicable only). For payment by credit card/ debit card, please contact the secretariat.

For any enquiries please contact:
Mrs. Nor Aini Mohamed/ Ms. Nor Aida Maskor  
Cancer Resource and Education Center (CaRE), Universiti Putra Malaysia
Tel : 03-8947 2703, Fax: 03-8947 2706

With Love,

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