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

October 12, 2017

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – Oct. 12, 2017 – 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. The company is sponsoring its 7th complimentary lecture series called Powerful Women Powerful Choices that will take place on Saturday, November 18 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, 5001 Coconut Rd., Bonita Springs, FL 34134.

Women from around the community will learn about ways to improve their health and change their life from a panel of local professionals. It is an opportunity for women to learn more about cancer and treatments, including minimally invasive surgery, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, skin cancer and cardio-oncology.

This year’s keynote speaker will be Melanie Payne, former “Tell Mel” columnist at The News-Press.  

The event will feature lectures by expert physicians who treat cancer, including: “Putting Your Best Breast Forward: Advances in breast surgery,” with Elizabeth Arguelles, M.D., F.A.C.S.; “Human Papilloma Virus: It’s a problem… that can be prevented!” with James W. Orr, Jr. M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S.; “Enhanced recovery after surgery – A really good thing!” with Jeffrey Neale, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.S.C.R.S.; “Current trends and future directions,” with  Syed F. Zafar, M.D.; and “Personalized treatment for women,” with Kristina Mirabeau-Beale, M.D., M.P.H.

The program will also feature a fashion show by popular women’s clothing brand Chico’s.

Powerful Women Powerful Choices is sponsored by 21st Century Oncology, Lee Health, Gulfshore Life, Florida Weekly, The News-Press Media Group, USA Today Network and The Naples Daily News.

Registration is required and seating is limited.

Visit www.PowerfulWomenInfo.com or call (239) 936-0382 to register for the Powerful Women Powerful Choices Women’s Cancer Symposium. Registration is required and seating is limited.

About 21st Century Oncology

21st Century Oncology is the largest global provider of Integrated Cancer Care services that strongly believes in fighting for patients like an army and caring for them like a family. Operating as one dream team in the crusade against cancer, the company employs or is affiliated with nearly 1,000 physicians globally to deliver the most advanced, integrated, and compassionate cancer care in personal and convenient settings. Headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, 21st Century Oncology operates 165 treatment centers, including 129 centers located in 15 U.S. states. In addition, the company operates 36 centers located in eight countries in Latin America. For more information, please visit https://www.21co.com/.


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