Cancer

Spectrum Health Cancer Center Holds Virtual Oncology Symposium

Free event open to both providers and public

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 16, 2020 – Spectrum Health is inviting area providers and the community to gather next week to discuss advancements in cancer diagnosis, treatment and innovation at the Spectrum Health Cancer Center 2020 Oncology Symposium.

Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, this year’s event will take place virtually from noon until 2 p.m. daily, September 21-25. The symposium is open to all medical and health care professionals, patients and caregivers who want to hear from cancer experts and learn about updates and available resources at Spectrum Health Cancer Center.

This is a free virtual event taking place through Microsoft Teams. This will be an interactive event and attendees will both learn from experts and be able to ask questions. There will be different presentations each day of the week. Topics will cover cancer survivorship, financial toxicity, side effects of treatment, rehabilitation, radiation complications, cardio-oncology, lifestyle and more. The complete schedule can be found here.

Continuing medical education credits are available for health care providers.

Registration is available at www.spectrumhealth.org/oncologysymposium.

 

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Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides care and coverage, comprising 31,000+ team members, 14 hospitals (including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital), a robust network of care facilities, teams of nationally recognized doctors and providers, and the nation’s third-largest provider-sponsored health plan, Priority Health, currently serving over 1 million members across the state of Michigan. People are at the heart of everything we do. Locally governed and headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, we are focused on our mission: to improve health, inspire hope and save lives. Spectrum Health has a legacy of strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Through experience, innovation and collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of health and wellness.

Contact:
Susan Krieger
Media Relations
Office: 616.391.5541
Mobile: 616.307.7880
Email: susan.krieger@spectrumhealth.org

Rick Jensen
Media Relations
Office: 616.391.5291
Mobile: 616.706.2608
Email: richard.jensen@spectrumhealth.org