Thursday, June 11, 2009
North Broward Medical Center Honors Cancer Survivors
Deerfield Beach, FL - In celebration of National Cancer Survivor Month, Broward Health North Broward Medical Center hosted a day at the ballpark for cancer survivors and their families at the Florida Marlins game on June 7th. Tickets were generously donated by the Florida Marlins and a bus was provided by the Broward Health Foundation to take everyone to and from the game.
“We are so used to seeing these patients in a hospital setting,” said Debbie Maguire, Manager of the Cancer Center at North Broward Medical Center. “This was a great opportunity to celebrate these courageous individuals in a fun, carefree environment.”
National Cancer Survivors Month is an annual, worldwide celebration of life that is held in hundreds of communities throughout the United States, Canada and other participating countries. Participants unite in a symbolic event to demonstrate that life after cancer can be a reality.
The Comprehensive Cancer Center at North Broward Medical Center features the latest cutting edge technology for early detection of all types of cancers, as well as some of the best treatment options and support programs available. Home to Broward County’s first and only CyberKnife® Robotic Stereotactic Radiosurgery System, as well as a Varian Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) system, North Broward Medical Center has assembled the most advanced Radiation Oncology equipment available. The Cancer Center team, consisting of radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, surgeons, oncology nurses and counselors is dedicated to providing nationally recognized cancer care to the South Florida community.
Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. One of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation, Broward Health includes Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information visit www.browardhealth.org.