Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Oral cancer screenings will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 14th inside Mercy Dental Services (on the second floor of the Surgery Center/Cancer Center building). Dental Professionals will visually examine the soft…

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Mercy Service League Fundraiser

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…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

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. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers in…

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Mercy Hospice Extends Fundraising Garage Sale

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). All proceeds…

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

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…

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Mercy Hospice Seeking Items for August Fundraising Garage Sale

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).  All proceeds from the garage sale will benefit Mercy Hospice and the services it provides for terminal…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Carroll County Community Medicare Program July 24

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…

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” Aug 11

Mercy Service League will hold its annual fundraising party, Celebrity Bartending Night, on Monday, August 11th at Ninety One Wood Fired Oven in Jackson Township (5570 Fulton Drive). From 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the community is invited to join Mercy Service League as it raises money for the Mercy General Practice Dental Residency Endowment….

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Mercy Installs TrueBeam™ Accelerator for Cutting-edge Cancer Care

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center recently installed a new Varian Medical Systems TrueBeam™ Linear Accelerator, a “super” accelerator designed to advance the treatment of lung, breast, prostate, head and neck and many other cancers.  TrueBeam performs many advanced forms of radiotherapy. It can customize the amount of radiation that is sent to different parts of…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic July 22

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 22 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W., North Canton. The cost of the clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state permit upon completion of…

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Mercy Offers FREE Summer Solstice Yoga Class June 21st

Thousands of yoga enthusiasts will celebrate the longest day of the year (June 21th) with yoga fests across the nation. Mercy Medical Center will once again be celebrating the sun, summer and creativity with a FREE outdoor yoga class with Mark Jones on the roof top heliport during sunrise. Join Mercy on Saturday, June 21st….

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Mercy Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community June 18

Mercy Health Center of Alliance will offer very low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, June 18th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 149 E. Simpson, Alliance, will be offering: • Total cholesterol screening – $2 • Glucose screening (blood sugar) – $2 • Lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) –…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Medicare Options Event June 17th

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tuesday, Jun 17th at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Hall Amphitheater. This event, designed to help seniors choose the right Medicare Advantage Plan, will begin with a Medicare overview by Terri Gursky, Mercy’s Medicare Specialist and Stark County OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health…

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Mercy Senior Friends to Hold Senior Health Fair June 19

Mercy Senior Friends will host a FREE Senior Health & Wellness Fair, on Thursday, June 19th from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton. This event will offer a variety of FREE health screenings, refreshments, games, door prizes, coupons for FREE blood…

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Mercy Medical Center Aids Stroke Victims on Road to Recovery

Stroke affects more than 750,000 Americans each year. On average, someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds and every 4 minutes someone dies from one. These “brain attacks” can leave lasting physical and behavioral changes and even affect a person’s ability to communicate and swallow. According to the American Heart Association, the…

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Mercy Honored with Mission: Lifeline Quality Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Each year in the United States, approximately 250,000 people have a STEMI, or ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction, caused by…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors North Canton Community Medicare Program June 5th

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, June 5th at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, 6200 Whipple Ave. NW, in North Canton from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.  A representative from the Ohio Department of Insurance’s…

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Mercy Service League Awards $235,000 To Hospital Programs

Mercy Service League recently held its annual year-end banquet where officers presented a $235,000 check to Mercy Medical Center to benefit Mercy Dental Services & General Practice Dental Residency Endowment Fund. The result of 2013–2014 fundraising efforts, Mercy Service League raised this amount by planning and sponsoring events such as Harvest Ball, Celebrity Bartending at…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors North Canton Community Medicare Program June 5th

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, June 5th at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, 6200 Whipple Ave. NW, in North Canton from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. A representative from the Ohio Department of Insurance’s…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic May 27

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27 at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, located at 7337 Caritas Circle, N.W., Massillon. The cost of the clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state permit upon completion of the clinic….

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Mercy Stresses Importance of Reducing the Risk of Stroke

Did you know that stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability? According to the American Stroke Association, African Americans have a much higher risk of death from a stroke compared to Caucasians. Uncontrollable Risk Factors for Stroke: • Increase in age • Gender (males…

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