Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Sep 15, 2014

Mercy Inducts Three Physicians Into Society of St. Luke

Topic: Drs. Johns, Murphy and Prosser Are Honored for Distinguished Service | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently honored three of its physicians for outstanding service to patients, the hospital and the community during the 2014 induction ceremony and dinner for the Society of St. Luke, Mercy’s physician honor society. Honorees included James D. Johns, M.D., William D. Murphy, M.D., and Elizabeth A. Prosser, M.D.

Sep 09, 2014

Mercy Receives Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Gold-Plus Award

Topic: Hospital recognized for implementing most up-to-date, research-based guidelines to speed stroke patient recovery and reduce death, disability | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This initiative helps hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.

Sep 05, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease.

Sep 05, 2014

Mercy Service League Fundraiser

Topic: The $10,000 Cash Raffle! | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Service League is selling a limited number of $10,000 Cash Raffle tickets for a chance to win a $10,000 cash prize. All proceeds from the $10,000 Cash Raffle will benefit Mercy General Practice Dental Residency Endowment Fund for Mercy Medical Center. Only 250 tickets will be sold at $250 each – for a 1-250 chance to win the big cash prize.

Sep 03, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Skin cancer screenings will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, October 6th inside Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Shield M. Wikas, D.O. will perform the screenings.

Aug 29, 2014

Mercy Hospice Extends Fundraising Garage Sale

Topic: Donations are still being accepted for the September 11th-13th fundraiser | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: The Mercy Hospice Garage Sale was so successful, that it will be extended into the second weekend of September. This fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (September 11th-13th) at 3688 Dressler Rd. NW, Canton, next to LaPizzeria Restaurant (former Tri-County Oncology/Hematology offices).

Aug 20, 2014

Mercy Medical Center's Chris Christian Embarks on European Cycling Trek to Benefit Cancer Patients

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Medical Center employee and Plain Township resident Chris Christian says nearly all his family has been touched by cancer. That’s why on September 9 he will embark on a 1,851 kilometer solo bike trek to raise awareness and money for Mercy Cancer Center. His journey begins in Bergamo, Italy, travels through France, and ends on September 23 in Milano, Italy.

Jul 18, 2014

Mercy Hospice Seeking Items for August Fundraising Garage Sale

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Medical Center Hospice is holding a garage sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (August 14-16) from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at its new location beside LaPizzeria Restaurant, 3688 Dressler Rd. NW, Canton (former Tri-County Oncology/Hematology offices). 

Jul 16, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Carroll County Community Medicare Program July 24

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare? Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring a Medicare program for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, July 24th at Mercy Health Center of Carroll County, 125 Canton Rd., in Carrollton from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. (including an informational Medicare presentation from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.).

Jul 14, 2014

Mercy Installs TrueBeam™ Accelerator for Cutting-edge Cancer Care

Topic: Hospital’s new linear “super” accelerator customizes radiation amount, pinpoints tumors with state-of-the-art precision for advanced treatment of many cancers | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center recently installed a new Varian Medical Systems TrueBeam Linear Accelerator, a “super” accelerator designed toTrueBeam Linear Accelerator at Mercy in Canton Ohio advance the treatment of lung, breast, prostate, he

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