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News Media Advisory: World's Leading Surgical Oncologists to Gather at McLaren Regional Medical Center to Present Latest Work on Breast, Gastrointestinal Cancer Treatments
Date:10/7/2008

FLINT, Mich., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- McLaren Health Care and its Great Lakes Cancer Institute are gathering some of the world's leading medical minds to share the latest work underway around the globe on breast and gastrointestinal cancer treatments. The October 11th symposium, hosted by McLaren and GLCI, was organized by McLaren's Sukamal Saha, M.D., an award-winning surgical oncologist whose work in sentinel node mapping for colorectal cancer has gained worldwide recognition and has evolved into international collaboration of multiple institutions from the U.S., Switzerland, Italy, Poland, France, Germany, Japan and India.

WHO: -- Dr. Sukamal Saha, Chief of General Surgery and Program

Director, Surgical Oncology Fellowship, McLaren Regional Medical

Center, Flint

-- Don Kooy, President and CEO, McLaren Regional Medical Center

-- World Renowned Surgical Oncologists presenting the latest

research and work being done in the U.S., France, Germany,

Switzerland and Japan.

WHAT: International Symposium on Breast and Gastrointestinal Cancer for

the 21st Century.

WHEN: 7:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., Saturday, October 11, 2008

WHERE: Ballenger Auditorium at McLaren Regional Medical Center,

401 S. Ballenger Hwy., Flint, MI 48532

About McLaren Regional Medical Center: MRMC is a nonprofit, 390-bed tertiary teaching facility located in Flint, Michigan. MRMC is affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU) College of Human Medicine in its medical residency programs, including family practice, internal medicine, general surgery, orthopedic surgery and radiology. MRMC also maintains a hematology/oncology fellowship program in partnership with MSU and a surgical oncology fellowship. Centers of Excellence at MRMC include heart and vascular services, orthopedics, neurosciences, kidney services, cancer services, emergency services and women's services. MRMC has earned the Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety from Healthgrades from 2005-2008. MRMC is a subsidiary of McLaren Health Care, one of the largest integrated health systems in Michigan. To find out more about MRMC, visit http://www.mclarenregional.org.

About Great Lakes Cancer Institute: GLCI incorporates the latest in medical research from Michigan State University (MSU) and the strength of the McLaren Health Care facilities and physicians to provide state-of-the-art cancer treatment at six McLaren Health Care campuses in Lansing, Flint, Lapeer, Mount Clemens, Pontiac and Bay City, Michigan. The result is the timely delivery of newly discovered treatment options to physicians and patients in communities throughout Michigan. Beyond treatment, GLCI sponsors community education and preventive programs at member institutions throughout the McLaren network.

To find out more about GLCI, visit http://www.glci.com.

About McLaren Health Care: Recognized by Verispan as one of the top Integrated Health Networks in the nation, McLaren Health Care includes more than 150 locations, 15,000 employees and nearly 3,600 physicians. It includes eight regional hospitals: McLaren Regional Medical Center in Flint; Lapeer Regional Medical Center; Ingham Regional Medical Center and Ingham Regional Orthopedic Hospital in Lansing; Bay Regional Medical Center and Bay Special Care Hospital in Bay City; Mt. Clemens Regional Medical Center in Mt. Clemens and POH Medical Center in Pontiac. Visiting Nurse Services of Michigan, an award winning home health provider, and McLaren Health Plan, a top rated commercial and Medicaid HMO are also a part of the system. To find out more about how we're changing the future of health care, visit http://www.mclaren.org.


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