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Complimentary Community Symposium Provides a New Perspective on Blood Cancer and Treatment Advances

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In recognition of September as Blood Cancer/Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month, the Hearst Cancer Resource Center is pleased to present the latest information at our free symposium.

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA – August 27, 2018 – French Hospital Medical Center’s Hearst Cancer Resource Center (HCRC) is pleased to invite the community to a free Community Symposium on Blood Cancer and Treatment Advances: A New Perspective. Featured speaker James Malone, MD, will share his expertise on lymphoma, myeloma and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). 

Patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals will gain valuable information regarding these blood cancers as well as learning about recent treatment developments for each group of these diseases. This symposium will include a question and answer session and an update on resources/programs available at Hearst Cancer Resource Center and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the Copeland Health Education Pavilion Auditorium, third floor, located on the French Hospital campus at 1911 Johnson Avenue, San Luis Obispo. Dinner will be catered by Trumpet Vine. Admission is free but space is limited. Reservations are required by calling the Hearst Cancer Resource Center at (805) 542-6234.

This lecture is offered in collaboration with Hearst Cancer Resource Center and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Central California Chapter. This program is made possible through the support of the Martin Hulburd Family Cancer Education Fund and is offered as a community service.


About French Hospital Medical Center
French Hospital Medical Center, located in San Luis Obispo, California, is rated one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation and one of the Top 50 Cardiac Hospitals in the nation by Thomson Reuters.  The Copeland, Forbes, and Rossi Cardiac Care Center provides the latest innovative cardiac and imaging technology on the Central Coast. The hospital’s current modernization and redesign project is an example of the commitment to meet the growing needs of the community with lifesaving advancements in medicine coupled with excellent, compassionate care. The hospital is home to the unique Hearst Cancer Resource Center offering free education, resources and support to cancer patients and their families.  French is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service.  Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.


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Monday, August 27, 2018