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Title
Mercy Regional Cancer Center Presents 2013 Annual Report
Start Date
01/13/2014
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 13, 2013

MERCY REGIONAL CANCER CENTER PRESENTS ITS 2013 CANCER CARE ANNUAL REPORT WITH AN EXTENSIVE FOCUS ON LUNG CANCER

Port Huron, MI… Providing an in-depth review of local lung cancer treatment and survival statistics, St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron is pleased to present the Mercy Regional Cancer Center 2013 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 22nd Annual Mercy Cancer Symposium, continued Multidisciplinary Breast Conferences, and our Mercy Women's Health Center launched a Comprehensive Breast Center."

"Through our extensive oncology program, St. Joseph Mercy continues to lead extraordinary cancer care," states Rebekah Smith, RN, President and 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 2013 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; call toll-free 1-888-MERCYME (1-888-637-2963); or follow us on facebook and twitter.

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