Published on November 12, 2015

Owensboro Health To Host Fall Oncology Conference

OWENSBORO, KY (November 12, 2015)Owensboro Health Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center will be hosting the Fall Oncology Conference for the 11th year in a row. The conference will take place at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital Café A, November 14th from 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Admission is free and open to physicians and all healthcare professionals. This program is approved for continuing education credits (CMEs and CNEs). The conference will discuss the latest in cancer treatments, developments and innovation.

Speakers and topics include:

  • Dr. Bill Putnam - Chairman, Department of Thoracic Surgery – Vanderbilt University
    Topic: Lung Cancer Updates
  • Dr. Anne Neff - Director, Homeostasis & Thrombosis Clinic and Blood Cell Collection Center Vanderbilt University
    Topic: Anemia and the Cancer Patient
  • Dr. Julie White – Director, Breast Radiation Oncology – Ohio State University
    Topic: Clinical Trial Updates on Whole Breast Irradiation Versus Partial Breast Irradiation
  • Dr. Joseph H. Hersh – Professor, Medical Genetics, University of Louisville
    Topic: Genetic Testing offerings at Owensboro Health Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center

To register for the conference or for additional information please call 270-688-3619 or email

About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering and the only hospital in the world to be designated a Signature Sanctuary by Audubon International, Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprising over 180 providers in 25 locations, a certified medical fitness facility, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center. Owensboro Health has been recognized for outstanding care, safety and clinical excellence by The Joint Commission, U.S. News & World Report and Becker’s Hospital Review. As the largest employer west of Louisville, Owensboro Health has 4,088 employees, and in FY 2015 saw 18,380 inpatient admissions and 823,072 outpatient encounters. A committed community partner, Owensboro Health provided grants of $702,924 in the last year to health, social service, education and arts agencies across the region. For more information, visit