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Cervical Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

January 25, 2016

This year, an estimated 12,900 women in the United States will be diagnosed with cervical cancer, and 4,100 patients will die from the disease. Physicians agree that the key to beating cervical cancer is prevention and early detection. In fact, when detected early, it is one of the most successfully treatable cancers.

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Cervical Cancer Symptoms Women Should Not Ignore

January 07, 2016

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women worldwide. This year, 12,900 American women will be diagnosed, and 4,100 women will die from the disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. As part of January’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, 21st Century Oncology wants to raise awareness about this often silent but deadly disease. As with all cancers, prevention and early detection is key to successful treatment.

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Holiday Traditions

December 21, 2015

Thanks to all the employees who participated in this year's Holiday Gift Basket Auction which raised over $4,000 for the 21st Century C.A.R.E. Foundation!

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American Cancer Society's Relay for Life,
New Jersey

July 21, 2015

Congratulations to the staff of our New Jersey offices who helped raise $10,000 for American Cancer Society's Relay for Life!

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Breast Cancer Run Raises Over $13,000 for Local Cancer Patients

May 14, 2015

Carolina Regional Cancer Center participated in the annual BFF (Breast Friends Forever) Pink Ribbon Run and Expo in North Myrtle Beach on March 6 - 7, 2015. More than 900 runners participated and over $13,000 was raised to benefit nonprofit organizations Caring In Our Lifetime and 21st Century C.A.R.E.

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Dr. Ahamad speaks at "The Pearls and Myths of Cancer," a Q&A Session at Queens College, Barbados

May 07, 2015

Our Board Certified, Miami-based Radiation Oncologist Dr. Anesa Ahamad was featured in The Barbados Advocate regarding an informative session at Queen's College for Barbadians battling cancer.

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Jacksonville Doctor Recognized as “Doctor of the Day” by Florida Senate

May 01, 2015

The Florida Senate named Dr. Yan Makeyev of 21st Century Oncology Jacksonville “Doctor of the Day” on March 30, 2015.

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Tracking Cancer, One Person at a Time

April 15, 2015

The National Cancer Registry is the benchmark database for cancer information in the country. It is used by hospitals to improve treatment methods, by researchers to help guide and shape reporting, and by the government to help build programs and allocate funding.

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Dr. Lawenda appears in Las Vegas Review Journal

April 09, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Battling cancer is bad enough without having it also ravage your skin. Chemicals such as chemotherapy affect those cells as well as cancer cells, so certified aesthetician and Summerlin-area resident Lia Yulianti volunteers her time to teach cancer patients how to care for their skin.

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21st Century Oncology CEO Receives Humanitarian Award

March 27, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Dr. Daniel Dosoretz, Board Certified Radiation Oncologist, and CEO of 21st Century Oncology has been awarded the inaugural Amigos Center Humanitarian Award on behalf of the Amigos Center Board of Directors and the 4,000 immigrants the organization helps serve in Southwest Florida every year.

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21st Century Oncology Las Vegas to Raise Money for American Cancer Society

February 26, 2015

21st Century Oncology of Las Vegas will be participating in the American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer Event on Friday, March 13, to help make a difference in the fight against cancer. The Las Vegas cancer treatment centers will be putting a spin on the typical “Wear Your Sneaker to Work Day” by hosting a “Jeans & Jersey Day” at the start of the NCAA’s March Madness Basketball Tournament.

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Dr. Valerie Dyke Receives American Cancer Society Legacy Award

February 20, 2015

Valerie Dyke M.D., F.A.S.C.R.S., Board Certified Colorectal Surgeon with The Colorectal Institute, has received the 2015 American Cancer Society Legacy Award at the Cattle Barons’ Ball this year. Dr. Dyke was chosen for this award because of her passion for educating the community about cancer prevention and the latest advances in cancer treatment.

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