Today, one-third of all women in America will develop cancer during their lifetime.Becoming aware and implementing key changes in your lifestyle can reduce the risk of developing this disease. Knowledge is our best defense!

Local healthcare leaders 21st Century Oncology and Lee Health are offering a complimentary women’s symposium on cancer. This event will focus on cancers significant to women including prevention, screening, treatment and therapy, genetics, and the importance of specialized care.

Our Speakers

Moderator: -Valerie Dyke, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Keynote Speaker: -Melanie Payne, former “Tell Mel” columnist at The News-Press
Breast Cancer: Putting Your Best Breast Forward: Advances in breast surgery -Elizabeth Arguelles, MD, FACS
HPV Virus: Human Papilloma Virus: It’s a problem…that can be prevented! -James W. Orr, Jr. MD, FACOG, FACS
ERAS Therapy: ERAS (Enhanced recovery after surgery) – A really good thing! -Jeffrey Neale, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Immunotherapy: Current trends and future directions -Syed F. Zafar, MD
Advancements in Radiation Therapy: Personalized treatment for women -Kristina Mirabeau-Beale, MD, MPH

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