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6th Annual Trends in Hematology/ Oncology for the Health Care Provider

Park Ridge, IL – On Saturday, March 2, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital will host its 6th annual Trends in Hematology/ Oncology: for the Health Care Provider continuing medical education event.


This annual event focuses on furthering the medical education of primary care physicians, internal medicine, geriatrics, family practice, obstetrics and gynecologist, hematology oncology and radiation oncology physicians and health care providers. Attendees are also awarded 5.75 credit designation hours for their attendance of the entire event.  Upon completion, guest will be able to identify new therapies for breast cancer, advances in surgical techniques for colorectal cancers, new anticoagulants and much more.


Past guest have said this event is “Excellent, relevant, easy to understand by most practitioners,”speakers are phenomenally brilliant,” “With today’s rapid medical technologies/development of new drugs and treatment it personally increases my knowledge, especially in taking care of oncology patients.”

Some event topics include:

·         “Debate on Prostate Cancer: To Screen or Not to Screen” by Cheryl Czerlanis, MD, Loyola University Medical Center;  Jyoti Patel, MD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

·         “New Therapies for Metastatic Breast Cancer” by Sigrun Hallmeyer, MD, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital


When: Saturday, March 2, 2013

            Breakfast and Registration: 7 – 8 am

            Conference 8 am -3:20 pm


Where: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital –

Olson Auditorium

1775 Dempster St. Park Ridge, IL 60068


Fee:      $25 Advocate Physicians; $30 Non – Advocate Physicians   


To register for this event, visit or for more information, contact Sylvia Regner at 1.847.723.5989 or



Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the premier academic referral hospital in northwest Chicago and north Chicagoland. It is 638-bed research hospital with a Level I trauma center (the highest level), Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, Advanced Surgery, Oncology and Neuroscience institutes.  Lutheran General Hospital has been rated 13 times as one of the 100 Top Hospitals in the country by Thomson Reuters. Lutheran General Hospital was first in the area to be awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s prestigious Magnet designation. Advocate Children's Hospital - Park Ridge is located on the campus. Advocate Children's Hospital is one of the 15 largest children's hospitals in the country. Lutheran General Hospital is part of Advocate Health Care, based in Oak Brook, Illinois, which is the largest health care provider in the state and one of the nation’s top health care systems.

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