Free Health Seminars at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas|
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
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.