Breast Cancer Awareness Subject of Free Seminar Oct. 8

BRUNSWICK, Georgia: Sept. 29, 2009 – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Southeast Georgia Health System will present three free seminars on the subject as part of its on-going community lecture series. The first seminar will be “Breast Cancer Awareness,” on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m. in the Linda S. Pinson Conference Center on the Brunswick Campus, 2415 Parkwood Drive .

Hematologist/oncologist Duane P. Moores, MD, will be the featured speaker.

He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology and is board certified in oncology. Moores is in private practice at Southeast Georgia Hematology/Oncology Associates, PC, and serves on the medical staffs of the Health System’s Brunswick and Camden campuses. Moores is also on the medical board of the Health System’s new Breast Care Center located on the Brunswick Campus. He is the past chairman of the oncology committee for the Health System and formerly served as the medical director of Hospice of the Golden Isles in Brunswick.

The next breast cancer seminar will be “Treatment Options for Breast Cancer,” which will be presented at the Health System’s Camden Campus, 2000 Dan Proctor Drive, St. Marys, on Thursday, Oct. 15, 6 p.m., with board certified radiation oncologist Kenyon Meadows, MD. The final breast cancer seminar for October will be “Breast Cancer Reconstruction Surgery,” which will be held in the Linda S. Pinson Conference Center on the Brunswick Campus, Thursday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m., with board certified plastic surgeon Diane Bowen.

To register for any of these seminars, call 1-800-537-5142, ext. 5160 or visit www.sghs.com and click on the Calendar of Events.