ACH to Offer Free Women's Cancer Symposium
Alliance Community Hospital will be offering a free women’s cancer symposium on Saturday, October 22nd. The symposium will take place in the hospital conference room 1-A, located adjacent to the hospital cafe at 200 East State Street.
A continental breakfast will begin at 9 a.m. Oncologist Dr. Ferdinando Cortese will speak at 9:30 a.m. about cancer statistics and present a disease overview. Dr. Craig O’Dear, Obstetrics and Gynecology, will discuss Uterine and Ovarian Cancers. He will also discuss cancer symptoms and screenings. Radiologist Dr. Gary Dier will explain the use of Pet Scanning and other imaging exams, while Pathologist Dr. Eloisa Jahdi will present an overview of the HPV vaccine. A question and answer session will conclude the seminar.
Free health screenings and goodie bags will be available. Door prizes, including a free mammogram, will be given away. Food donations were provided by Dunkin Donuts and Giant Eagle of Alliance.
Please call the ACH Educational Services Department at 330-596-7145 to RSVP by October 21st.