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LocationMichael and Dianne Bienes Comprehensive Cancer CenterUnited States26° 11' 13.614" N, 80° 7' 9.894" W
I Can Cope
Saturday, April 1, 2017
8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.Welcome & Opening Prayer, Christina Austin-Valere, PhD, LCSW
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.Understanding Cancer Treatment, Georges Azzi, MD
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Understanding Cancer Treatment: Radiation Therapy, Irina Grosman, MD
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.BREAK
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Communicating Concerns and Feelings, Alexander Kushch, PhD
The Michael and Dianne Bienes Comprehensive Cancer Center has been granted a three-year, full accreditation designation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a program administered by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the NAPBC is only given to those centers that have voluntarily committed to provide the highest level of quality breast care and that undergo a rigorous evaluation process and review of their performance.
Clinical trial provides BRCA testing at no charge for women and men with a certain type of breast cancer
The Holy Cross Hospital cancer research program announces that it has a clinical trial that provides BRCA testing at no charge for women and men with a certain type of breast cancer. The trial is called the Brocade 3 Study. For BRCA-positive patients the clinical trial involves an investigational medication given along with standard of care treatment.
Holy Cross Hospital has received $50,000 from Community Foundation of Broward for its “Cancel Cancer - Cancer Research & Support” program at the Holy Cross Cancer Research Institute. This will enable Holy Cross Hospital to transform the way cancer patients are treated based on their genetic makeup or the genetic profile of an individual’s tumor. The Cancel Cancer grant makes it possible to bring these new personalized medicine cancer therapies to 50-100 Broward patients who have not previously had access to genetic screening.
Holy Cross Hospital Earned an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score
Holy Cross Hospital earned an A in this elite national ratings program, recognizing its strong commitment to patient safety.
U.S. News & World Report Names Holy Cross Hospital Among Nation’s Top High Performing Hospitals in Heart Bypass Surgery, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Holy Cross Hospital is among only 34 hospitals in the U.S., and the only hospital in Florida, to be rated High Performing in all five specialties.
Surgery through small incision without utilizing power morcellator offers potential patient benefits for benign hysterectomies
Holy Cross Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Expand and Extend Collaboration
New five-year agreement expands oncology services to South Florida residents. First agreement of its kind for Massachusetts General Hospital outside of New England.
Conference comes on eve of National Diabetes Month. A diabetic receives an amputation every seven minutes in the U.S.
Portal now includes Holy Cross Medical Group doctor visits.