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 carla.terrell@owensborohealth.org.

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; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital, the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.