Nov. 10: Cancer Symposium

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DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. Physicians, nurses, and social workers, as well as respiratory, laboratory, and radiology care providers are invited to join Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center for a free cancer symposium on Nov. 10 at The Shores Resort and Spa, 2637 South Atlantic Avenue (A1A), Daytona Beach Shores.

From 5 pm to 5:30 pm, attendees will enjoy a light dinner, followed by the symposium, focused on current trends in oncology care from 5:30 pm to 9 pm.

Dr. Durado Brooks from the American Cancer Society will discuss improving colorectal cancer screenings, Dr. Kent Hoskins from the University of Illinois at Chicago will address genetic risk assessments of cancer in the community setting, and Dr. Shravan Kandula from Florida Hospital Medical Group will speak on Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT). In addition, Dr. Thomas Seale from Radiology Specialists of Florida will discuss ablation and the role of loco-regional therapies in metastatic liver carcinoma, and Dr. Eric Harris from Florida Cancer Specialists will address melanoma.

This educational activity is approved for continuing medical education (CME) hours and continuing education units (CEU) by the following Florida boards: medicine (physicians), nursing, respiratory, social work, lab, and radiology.

To learn more or to register online, call Call386-231-3176 or visit http://trendsinoncology2016.eventbrite.com.

About Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is a member of Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization with 46 hospital campuses and nearly 8,200 licensed beds in 10 states. Our locations include Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center in Daytona Beach and Florida Hospital Oceanside in Ormond Beach, as well as outpatient facilities in Port Orange, Daytona Beach Shores and New Smyrna Beach. With 293-beds, Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is one of the six Florida Hospitals in Volusia and Flagler counties that composes the Florida Hospital East Florida Region. As the largest hospital system in the area, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region has 923 beds and more than 6,000 employees. With a mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ, the Florida Hospital East Florida Region collectively contributed nearly $120 million in benefits in 2015 to the underprivileged, the community's overall health and wellness and spiritual needs, and capital improvements.

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