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Title
19th Annual Cancer Care Symposium Planned
Start Date
10/15/2010
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Port Huron, MI…St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron's Mercy Regional Cancer Center is pleased to announce it will host the 19th Annual Cancer Care Symposium, titled: “2010 Oncology Updates”. This year’s event will be held Saturday, November 13, 2010 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital’s Baggot Street Café, located at 2601 Electric Avenue, Port Huron. The event registration begins at 7:30 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 molecular testing, primary brain cancer, paraneoplastic syndromes, pediatric oncology, and oncology and health care legislation. An update regarding the work of the Mercy Cancer Network will also be provided. Six AMA PRA Category 1 Credits will be offered. The award winning St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron is the only oncology program in the county to host an annual cancer care symposium providing continuing clinical cancer education.

Local cancer and regional oncology experts will present on this broad range of topics. The registration deadline is Wednesday, November 10. For more information about the event, cost to attend (if applicable); or to make a reservation, please call 810-985-9502.

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has recently awarded the Mercy Regional Cancer Center with the prestigious Outstanding Achievement Award (2008). For more information regarding the Mercy Regional Cancer Center, call toll-free 1-888-MERCYME, or visit St. Joseph Mercy online at: mymercy.us.
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