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Cancer specialists at the Washington Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center will host an informational symposium and panel discussion concerning breast cancer for patients, survivors and family members.

April 9, 2015

Cancer Specialists to Host Symposium and Panel Discussion for the Public

Navigating Life after Cancer for facebookWashington, D.C., April 9, 2015 –Cancer specialists at the Washington Cancer Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center will host an informational symposium and panel discussion concerning breast cancer for patients, survivors and family members. Come learn from the experts about advancements in treatment, research and gain practical advice about the disease.

The symposium will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 8 a.m. to noon at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, which is located on the campus of MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The presenters are top cancer specialists at the forefront of treatment and diagnostic research. Panelists include: Sandra M. Swain, MD, FACP, medical director, Washington Cancer Institute, Patricia Wehner, MD; Pamela Randolph-Jackson, MD; Brooke Hatfield, MS, CCC-SLP; Shannon Cook, MSN, WHNP, FNP-BC.

This free event will be held in the Auditorium. Take charge of your health and stay informed. Please RSVP to 202-877-DOCS (3627). For more information visit our Facebook page.

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is a 926-bed, major teaching and research hospital. It is the largest private, not-for-profit hospital in the nation’s capital, among the 100 largest hospitals in the nation and a major referral center for treating the most complex cases. U.S.News & World Report consistently ranks the hospital’s cardiology and heart surgery program as one of the nation’s best. It also is a respected top facility in the areas of cancer, diabetes & endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, pulmonology and urology. It operates MedSTAR, a nationally-verified level I trauma center with a state-of-the-art fleet of helicopters and ambulances, and also operates the region’s only adult Burn Center.

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