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Free Health Seminars at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
11/24/2008

DALLAS — The following health seminars at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas are part of Advances in Medicine, an ongoing initiative to inform local residents about the latest treatments for common health problems and raise awareness about current medical issues. Each session is free and includes a light dinner. To register, call 1-800-4-Presby (1-800-477-3729).

What is your risk for Breast Cancer?
According to the American Cancer Society, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. Join Dr. Kandice Kilbride, an oncology breast surgeon at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, as she discusses how reproductive, genetic and lifestyle factors can influence a woman’s risk, and management strategies to reduce them. She will also discuss the Breast Cancer Assessment Service now being offered at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. The event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 8, in Haggar Hall at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. To register, call 1-800-4-Presby (1-800-477-3729).

Do you have a wound that won't heal?
Many Americans suffer from chronic wounds caused by diabetes and other circulatory problems. Join Dr. Matthew Pompeo, a surgeon at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, as he discusses the basics of wound care and the latest techniques and treatments available. The event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 9, in Haggar Hall at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. To register, call 1-800-4-Presby (1-800-477-3729).

About Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Established in 1966, PHD is the flagship hospital of Presbyterian Healthcare System, a member of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system. U.S. News and World Report ranks PHD, a recognized clinical program leader, providing technologically advanced care to patients, among the nation’s best hospitals in digestive disorders, orthopedics, and neurology and neurosurgery. The 866-bed facility has approximately 4,000 employees and an active medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians. For more information about PHD, visit www.texashealth.org/phd.

About Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. THR’s system of 13 hospitals includes Harris Methodist Hospitals, Arlington Memorial Hospital and Presbyterian Healthcare System, and a medical research organization. THR is a corporate member or partner in six additional hospitals and surgery centers. For more information about Texas Health Resources, visit www.texashealth.org.

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