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Saint Clare's Health System Offers Dial-up Seminar on Advances in Treatment of Breast Cancer


October 7, 2011

Free series, Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer, supports cancer survivors, patients

Community members can learn about advances in breast cancer care at 1 p.m. ET on October 18. To register for the free one-hour educational event, call 800-278-7837.

Advances in the Treatment of Breast Cancer is part of the Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer dial-up seminar series. Participants listen via phone, view presentations online and ask questions of presenting experts.

The October seminar will cover:

  • Partial breast irradiation and intra-operative radiotherapy
  • Nipple-sparing mastectomies
  • Targeted endocrine and chemotherapy

Presenter and breast surgeon Dr. Toni Green is the medical director of the breast oncology program for Penrose St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, Colo. Dr. Green joined Penrose-St. Francis in August of 2010 and has quickly become a leader in the community as a result of her work caring for and supporting women with breast cancer.

“The medical advances in breast cancer treatment are amazing,” said Deirdre Cahill, Saint Clare’s Health System executive director, oncology and radiology. “During this seminar, patients can learn about the latest in breast cancer treatment from an expert who believes in providing the best care possible to women with breast cancer.”

The Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer dial-up seminar series is presented by Saint Clare’s Health System. This education series is offered in collaboration with other Catholic Health Initiatives hospitals. A goal of the series is to make education and information more readily available to a greater number of cancer patients in our community. To register for the free one-hour educational event, call 800-278-7837.


About Saint Clare’s Health System
Saint Clare’s Health System, which has served the healthcare needs of northwestern New Jersey residents since 1895, is the region’s premier provider of community-based healthcare and behavioral health services.  Saint Clare’s operates hospitals in Boonton Township, Denville, Dover and Sussex Borough and other facilities located throughout Morris and Sussex counties.  For more information about Saint Clare’s Health System, please visit www.saintclares.org. Saint Clare’s is part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national nonprofit health organization with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 19 states and includes 73 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; and home health agencies.

 
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