SANTA MARIA, CA – August 16, 2022 – Mission Hope Cancer Center opened its doors to the public in 2012, and as the first comprehensive cancer center on the Central Coast, has since served thousands of patients and their families. To show appreciation for the community, and to celebrate this milestone anniversary, MHCC is hosting a free Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship Seminar this Saturday, August 20 from 10:00am until noon in Santa Maria.
The event will include a panel of expert oncologist, hematologists, and gastroenterologist to discuss facts about cancer prevention strategies, early detection, treatment advances, and survivorship techniques. The day will offer practical guidance of staying well, improving quality of life and maintaining hope through your cancer journey and beyond. A question and answer period will follow the discussion.
In addition to the cancer survivorship seminar, the anniversary celebration includes an informative Health and Wellness Booths featuring information about: nutrition, cancer rehabilitation, cancer screenings, and cancer survivorship. Complimentary gourmet treats will also be provided by Tracy Labastida of Field to Table Catering.
For more information, and to reserve a seat, please call (805) 219-4673. Seating is limited.
About Marian Cancer Care at Mission Hope Cancer Center
Marian Cancer Care at Mission Hope Cancer Center is accredited as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer. This award recognition is the highest designation awarded to community cancer centers and Marian Cancer Care is one of only three designated programs between San Francisco and Los Angeles to receive this impressive accreditation for exceptional performance. As the first integrated oncology facility on the Central Coast, Mission Hope Cancer Center features advanced technology and expert health care professionals from the nation’s top medical training programs. This state-of-the-art facility unites Santa Maria oncology treatment, imaging, research, education and outreach services at one location.
About Marian Regional Medical Center
Marian Regional Medical Center is a state-of-the-art, 191-bed medical center located in Santa Maria, California. The modern facility is home to a broad array of services including a level III trauma center, a level III neonatal intensive care unit, a nationally recognized cardiac care center, and boasts the Central Coast’s only Comprehensive Community Cancer Program as recognized by the Commission on Cancer. Marian has been recognized for quality and patient safety and named one of America’s 250 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades®.
Marian Regional Medical Center together with Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, comprise Dignity Health Central Coast, a network of hospitals, physicians, and outpatient services including physician offices, ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers, and a full service home health agency. Learn more at dignityhealth.org/marianregional.