Mercy Cancer Center Offers Free Breast Cancer Survivor Event

Mercy Cancer Center Offers Free Breast Cancer Survivor Event

Posted on: March 4, 2011

 Massillon, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is offering a free luncheon and program for breast cancer survivors titled “Beyond Surviving is Thriving” on Saturday, March 19 at the Massillon Woman’s Club, located at 210 Fourth Street, NE, in Massillon. Registration will begin at 8:45 a.m., and the program will conclude at 1 p.m.

Guest speaker Regina Brett, columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer and breast cancer survivor, will discuss life after a breast cancer diagnosis. Brett is a 2008 and 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life’s Little Detours. Additional presentations will focus on lymphedema management and looking your best during and after cancer treatment.

Free parking will be available at St. Mary’s School (corner of Cherry Road and First Street NE in Massillon), and shuttle buses will transport guests to and from the club. For more information or to register, call Mercy’s Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333. Space is limited.

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.

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