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UPMC Altoona Offers Insights into Cancer Screenings
EVERETT, Pa., May 15, 2017 The UPMC Altoona Healthy Living Club presents ďLetís Talk About Cancer Screenings,Ē with oncology and hematology specialist Louann Zhang, M.D., at 6 p.m., Thursday, June 8, in the hospitalís Rotunda, 6th Floor, Outpatient Center at 620 Howard Ave.
Dr. Zhang, who practices with UPMC Altoona Blair Medical Associates, explains how screening tests help detect cancer early when it is most treatable.
A light dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and the program follows at 6:30 p.m. until about 8 p.m.
Registration is required by calling 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665. Registration also is available on line at UPMC.asapconnected.com.
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