Lee County News

Powerful Women Powerful Choices Brings Community Awareness for Women’s Health ›

October 12, 2017

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – It is estimated that nearly 40% of women will develop cancer in her lifetime. 21st Century Oncology is teaming up with some of the area’s most powerful women to emphasize the importance of women taking care of their own health.

Cancer Company’s Finance Department Creates Teddy Bears for Children ›

August 25, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Over 40 employees from 21st Century Oncology’s finance department hosted a team-building event this week the culmination of which included the “construction” of stuffed animals for local children affected by disaster.

Patient Writes Letter to the Editor of Local Newspaper ›

July 10, 2017

When Robert Rostron, Ph.D., was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he extensively researched treatment options across the united states. He learned that some of the latest technology and an exceptional physician were right in his backyard, in Naples, Florida.

Homeless Heroes Collection Drive Honors Memory of Veteran’s Advocate ›

June 12, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. – 21st Century Oncology is hosting a collection drive for homeless veterans on Friday, June 16 from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. in memory of Debra Dempsey, 21st Century Oncology’s Manager of Veterans Programs & Relations. The collection drive will be held at 2770 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers.

Pancreatic Cancer Seminar to Provide Education on Detection and Treatment ›

May 03, 2017

ESTERO, Fla. – South Florida Surgical Oncology will be hosting a complimentary seminar about pancreatic cancer on Friday, May 19 at noon. The seminar will be held at the Healthy Life Center at Coconut Point on 23190 Fashion Dr., Suite 105 in Estero, and will focus on providing education on pancreatic cancer detection and advancements in treatment.

Three Southwest Florida Surgeons Become Certified for Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery ›

April 11, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. – 21st Century Oncology announced today that breast cancer surgeons Elizabeth Arguelles, M.D., F.A.C.S., David Rock, M.D. and Lea Blackwell, M.D. have been recognized as certified surgeons for Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery. Dr. Arguelles, Dr. Rock and Dr. Blackwell are among the first to be certified in Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery in Southwest Florida.

Breast Surgeon Dr. Lea Blackwell Discusses Inflammatory Breast Cancer on Local TV ›

March 31, 2017

Fort Myers board certified breast surgeon Dr. Lea Blackwell with Associates in General and Vascular Surgery talks about inflammatory breast cancer on local TV station ABC-7.

Dr. David Rock Discusses a New Breast Surgery Technique on Local TV  ›

March 24, 2017

Breast Surgeon with Regional Breast Care, Dr. David Rock, discusses a new breast surgery technique that can help increase self esteem on a local TV station.

Local Surgeon Sponsors Upcoming Pancreatic Cancer Walk ›

February 06, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. – South Florida Surgical Oncology is sponsoring the 6th Annual Southwest Florida Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk, held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Florida SouthWestern State College, 8099 College Parkway in Fort Myers.

Dr. Fadi Abu Shahin, Fort Myers Gynecologic Oncologist Discusses Cervical Cancer Screenings ›

January 25, 2017

Board Certified Gynecologic Oncologist, Dr. Fadi Abu Shahin with Florida Gynecologic Oncology in Fort Myers, FL discusses the importance of screenings for cervical cancer and the impact of health insurance.

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