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Mercy Regional Cancer Center Publishes 2009 Cancer Care Annual Report
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01/14/2010
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Port Huron, MI…Providing an in-depth review of local prostate cancer treatment and survival statistics, St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron is pleased to present the Mercy Regional Cancer Center 2009 Cancer Care Annual Report.

The Annual Report, featuring local cancer care statistics through the Mercy Regional Cancer Center, can be accessed by going to the St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron website at: mymercy.us, and visiting the Cancer Center section.

The report provides detailed information regarding the programs, services and accomplishments of the Mercy Regional Cancer Center as one of the area’s leading providers of cancer services, screening and treatment.

In addition to St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron being named “Best in Cancer Care” by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons [2008] and the only local winner of the CoC’s Outstanding Achievement Award, the report reflects St. Joseph Mercy’s outstanding and comprehensive array of cancer programming.

“We are extremely proud of the programs and services offered to patients throughout the Blue Water and Thumb communities,” comments Kanu Dalal, MD, Radiation Oncologist and Co-Chair of the Mercy Cancer Committee. “The report reflects the extensive and comprehensive services provided, including the most advanced digital mammography in Port Huron, access to an oncology nurse navigator, the services of one of the most extensive clinical cancer research trials program available, and the only state of the art radiation oncology service in the area.

“Through our extensive oncology program, St. Joseph Mercy continues to be on the leading edge of extraordinary care,” states Peter Karadjoff, President & CEO of St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron. “Because we are a not-for-profit hospital, we reinvest our profits back into the communities we serve through services such as our ever-expanding cancer center, while providing patients with the utmost compassion and care.”

For more information about the Mercy Regional Cancer Center 2009 Cancer Care Annual Report or to request a copy of the report, please call the Mercy Cancer Registrar at 810-985-1603. To find a St. Joseph Mercy Hospital physician near you, visit SJMPH online at: mymercy.us; or call toll-free 1-888-MERCYME.
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