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Mercy Regional Cancer Center Presents 2011 Cancer Care Annual Report
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12/28/2011
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MERCY REGIONAL CANCER CENTER PRESENTS ITS 2011 CANCER CARE ANNUAL REPORT WITH AN EXTENSIVE FOCUS ON CANCER OF THE BREAST


Port Huron, MI… Providing an in-depth review of local breast cancer treatment and survival statistics, St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron is pleased to present the Mercy Regional Cancer Center 2011 Cancer Care Annual Report.


The Annual Report, featuring Five-Year Cancer Survival data as it relates to the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB), can be accessed by going to the St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron website at: mymercy.us, and visiting the Cancer 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.


 "We continually work to update our advanced medical equipment and cancer 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. “We served as the premier sponsor of the 20th Annual Mercy Cancer Symposium and introduced the Second-Opinion Telemedicine Robot, designed to offer patients second opinion access to cancer specialists via robot interlink, without the patient having to leave the community.”


“Through our extensive oncology program, St. Joseph Mercy continues to lead extraordinary cancer 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 2011 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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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 was 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 [2008]. 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.

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