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For Immediate Release                                                                                                                

Sept. 20, 2019



Panel of Cancer Experts to Speak at Rochester Hills Public Library


(ROCHESTER HILLS- Sept. 20, 2019) With nearly 2 million cases diagnosed in 2018, cancer has touched the lives of many. A panel of oncology experts aims to educate the public about the advances in cancer treatment, and the important future of cancer treatment in a special presentation at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. 

The panel will include; Ishmael Jaiyesimi MD, Medical Oncologist and Craig Stevens MD, and Radiation Oncologist, both from the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, and Jeffrey Falk MD, a Surgical Oncologist from Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital.

The program was made possible by Oakland University and Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital in conjunction with the Rochester Hills Public Library. “It is always an honor when we can partner with the Rochester Hills Public Library to bring relevant and important information to members of our community,” said Stephanie Bauer of Ascension Providence.

“We’re thrilled to partner with OU and Ascension to bring such a relevant and meaningful presentation to our patrons,” said Community Relations Specialist Amanda Harrison Keighley, “We want to provide education and hope to all those in our community who have been impacted by cancer.” 

Advances in Cancer Treatment is Oct. 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room and is open to everyone with an RHPL library card. This program is geared toward adults but all are welcome. Please register in advance at



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