WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 30, 2013 – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) today posted its final evidence report and draft recommendation statement on screening for lung cancer. The Task Force is providing an opportunity for public comment on this draft recommendation statement until August 26.
Dr. Mekhail, Medical Director of the Thoracic Cancer Program at the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, was recently featured on the FOX 35's Healthy Housecalls where he talks about Lung Cancer, symptoms and screenings. You can view the full video interview below:
Robert W. Holloway MD, Medical Director of FHGO, recently participated as an invited speaker at a symposium “Highlights in Ovarian Cancer” organized by the University of Rome, Italy (June 18-19, 2013). His presentation entitled “Recent Advances in Ovarian Cancer: Best of SGO and ASCO Conferences 2013”, was well received. About 150 delegates participated in this event with speakers from the U.S. premier institutions such as Stanford University and Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY.
The Florida Hospital Cancer Institute recently recieved a new 25-ton Gamma Knife machine -- better known as the Gamma Knife Perfexion -- which took three 18-wheelers and a crane to install.
Florida Hospital Cancer Institute is proud to bring the highlights of the ASCO Annual Meeting to you through its licensed Best of ASCO® meeting, to be held at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL. Each year, the ASCO scientific committee selects the highest rated abstracts from the Annual Meeting to be available for licensed Best of ASCO meetings around the world. Florida Hospital Cancer Institute has chosen specific abstracts for presentation, based on the needs of our local oncology professionals.
Watch Dr. Thomas Cangiano as he answers questions about men's prostate health. Dr. Caniano speaks on what men can do to prevent cancer, promote prostate health and what ages cancer screenings should begin. His recommnedations include speaking to your physician if you see or feel anything abnormal and knowing if you are in the at risk population for prostate cancer. This cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer related death in the United States and effects one out of every eight men. To reach Dr.
Watch Dr. James Kendrick's invterview with Fox 35 on the rise of Cervical Cancer in U.S., along with early detection and prevention of the disease.
Dr. Robert Holloway, Medical Director - Florida Hopsital Cancer Institute Gynecologic Oncology Program, was recently named by Castle Connolly as one of Central Florida's Top Docs for 2013. Dr. Holloway is proud to receive this nominimation as he continues to advance the life saving techniques and surgery in the field of gyn oncology by teaching students and physicians from around the world.
Join us on Mother’s Day as we honor mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters and the millions of courageous women battling ovarian and other gynecologic cancers.
Location: Oviedo Mall
Date: Sunday, May 12th
Time: 6:30 a.m. check in / 7:30 a.m. start
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Mark Roberts is a 37-year-old colon cancer patient who wants everyone to understand the important signs and symptoms not to overlook. Dr. Ahmed Zakari, Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, explains what to look for and when to get screened. Watch the video below: