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20th Annual Cancer Care Symposium Planned 10/13/2011
MERCY REGIONAL CANCER CENTER HOSTS 20TH ANNUAL CANCER CARE SYMPOSIUM WITH A FOCUS ON: HEMATOLOGIC & GYNECOLOGIC MALIGNANCIES
Port Huron, MI… St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron and the Mercy Regional Cancer Center are pleased to announce it will host the 20th Annual Cancer Care Symposium, with a focus on Hematologic and Gynecologic Malignancies. This year’s event will be held Saturday, November 12, 2011 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital’s Baggot Street Café, located at 2601 Electric Avenue, Port Huron. The event registration begins at 8 a.m. and will conclude at 2 p.m. The event is free to St. Clair County Continuing Medical Education (CME) Consortium members through the St. Clair County Medical Society.
The symposium is designed to provide primary care physicians, radiation oncologists, surgeons, medical oncologists and other allied health care professionals, who treat or care for patients with cancer, detailed information on hematologic malignancy statistics, acute myelogenous leukemia, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, plasma cell myeloma, gynecologic malignancies, post menopausal bleeding and lymphedema therapy. An update regarding the work of the Mercy Regional Cancer Center will also be provided. Five AMA PRA Category 1 Credits will be offered. St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron is the only oncology program in the county to host an annual cancer care symposium providing continuing cancer education for physicians and clinicians.
Local cancer and regional oncology experts will present on this broad range of topics. The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 9, 2011. For more information about the event, cost to attend (if applicable); or to make a reservation, please call 810-985-9502.
For more information regarding the Mercy Regional Cancer Center, call toll-free 1-888-MERCYME, or visit St. Joseph Mercy online at: mymercy.us; or search St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron on facebook and twitter.
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St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron. A member of the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.
St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron (SJMPH) Founded in 1954 by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Port Huron, MI, is a 119-bed acute care, community-based hospital providing adult medical/surgical services; emergency care; cancer care; cardiac care; inpatient rehabilitation services, including stroke care; orthopedics and joint replacement; and a vast number of other outpatient testing, health, and medical services. As a not-for-profit hospital, SJMPH reinvests all profits back into the communities we serve, while providing patients with the utmost compassion and care. SJMPH was recently awarded accreditation from The Joint Commission and was provided the “Gold Seal of Approval”. SJMPH’s cancer program has been named “best in cancer care” and was the first hospital in St. Clair County to receive the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons . St. Joseph Mercy is only the second hospital in the state of Michigan to offer access to partial knee robotic surgery and is the only hospital in the entire Thumb region to provide specialized services for seniors in need of emergency department treatment. SJMPH is located in St. Clair County and the Thumb Region, northeast of Detroit, Michigan. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital is a member of the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. For more information, visit: mymercy.us.