New Philadelphia, Ohio: Are you or a loved concerned about skin cancer? Did you know that there were more than 1,000,000 new cases of skin cancer diagnosed last year in the United States alone? Cancer of the skin is the most common of all cancers in the U.S. Join Mercy Cancer Nurse Navigator, Dianna Ellison, RN, OCN, CCM, as she presents, “Skin Cancer: What You Should Know” on Wednesday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. inside Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County, 1031 West High Ave., New Philadelphia. Learn about the types of skin cancer in addition to symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment options and prevention tips. Join Mercy to learn more about protecting yourself and loved ones from cancers of the skin.
The event is free but reservations are requested. Light refreshments will be served. Seats may be reserved by calling the Mercy Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662.
Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County is conveniently located at 1031 West High Ave. in New Philadelphia, and offers a STATCARE Immediate Care Center, Work Health & Safety Services, Physical Therapy, Cardiac Diagnostics, Laboratory, Radiology and Massage Therapy. For more information about this facility and the services it provides, please call 330-365-5100.
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 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 cantonmercy.org.