Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Breast Care Center and Mercy Boutique are sponsoring “Second Chances: Life After Cancer” – a free program that includes tea and conversation with television and radio broadcaster, author and breast cancer survivor Josephine Carruso Sethi – on Thurs., June 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Following her battle with metastatic lobular breast cancer, Josie Sethi wrote, The Faces Behind Breast Cancer. The book, which features black-and-white portraits by photographer Jack Opatrany, is a tribute to the patients and physicians she met while undergoing treatment.
Sethi will be available to sign copies of her book in Mercy Boutique between 10 a.m. and noon and for tea and conversation in Mercy Cancer Center Resource Library between noon and 2 p.m. Tea and light refreshments will be served.
Shop Mercy Boutique between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and receive a 20-percent discount.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will include prizes and giveaways. Please R.S.V.P. by Tues., June 9, by calling 330-456-9960.
Mercy Medical Center, a nonprofit corporation of the Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 550 physicians 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, including the provision of care to all, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, see www.cantonmercy.com.
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