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FAL 2018

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10 { fall 2018 } h o u s e c a l l s the buzz OCTOBER 23Tuesday FREE BREAST AND COLON CANCER SCREENINGS Roper St. Francis Cancer Center 2085 Henry Tecklenburg Drive, 5:30-7:30 p.m. To participate in the breast cancer screening, you must be aged 18 or older and not have had a breast exam in the last 12 months. To participate in the colon cancer screening, you must be aged 45 and older, or 10 years younger than a first-degree relative when he/she was diagnosed with colon cancer. NOVEMBER 7Wednesday CANCER CAREGIVER RETREAT Roper St. Francis Cancer Center, First Floor Board Room, 2085 Henry Tecklenburg Drive, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Lunch provided) A daylong mini retreat for caregivers currently caring for a loved one diagnosed with cancer, exploring self-care with movement, music, and art. Sponsored by the Donna Fielding Cancer Wellness Institute. ALZHEIMER'S LUNCH & LEARN Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, Medical Office Building, Classroom 1, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. (Lunch provided) Alzheimer's research clinician Abigail O'Connell delves into the complicated process of diagnosing an individual with cognitive impairment or dementia related to the disease and ruling out other health conditions that may be potential causes of memory decline. To register, call (843) 402-2273. DECEMBER 11Tuesday GO WITH YOUR GUT Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, Medical Office Building, Classroom 1, 1 - 2 p.m. Dr. Alejandro L. Suarez with Palmetto Digestive Disease covers a variety of digestive health topics, including new recommendations and the important role of diet and lifestyle. To register, call (843) 402-2273. ONGOING MAYBE BABY? October 23 & November 27 Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, Medical Office Building, Classrooms 1 & 2 Welcoming a baby is exciting and takes preparation even before you get pregnant. In this class, Roper St. Francis Physician Partners OB/GYNs cover how to prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy, including information on genetic screenings. To register, call (843) 402-2273 or visit rs.com/maybebaby. FREE MEMORY SCREEN Interested in participating in an Alzheimer's research trial? The Roper St. Francis Research and Innovation Center is currently screening patients aged 50 to 85 who are experiencing memory loss and/or have been diagnosed with a memory problem. To learn more, call (843) 724-2302. DEPRESSION STUDY If you are aged 18 to 80 years old and feeling depressed, you may benefit from a program at the Roper St. Francis Research and Innovation Center. To learn if you are eligible for an evaluation, call (843) 724-2302. upcoming events { October-December 2018 } T O L E A R N M O R E A B O U T T H E S E O R A N Y P R O G R A M S O R E V E N T S S P O N S O R E D B Y R O P E R S T. F R A N C I S H E A L T H C A R E , C A L L ( 8 4 3 ) 4 0 2 - C A R E O R V I S I T W W W . R S F H . C O M . A WARM WELCOME TO THE NEW MEMBERS OF ROPER ST. FRANCIS HEALTHCARE'S ACTIVE MEDICAL STAFF: OB/GYN Felix Akinbote, MD Joye Fordham, MD NEUROLOGY Robert Bolen, MD GENERAL SURGERY Benjamin Ford, MD HOSPITALIST Kevin Gao, MD Craig Mackaness, MD EMERGENCY MEDICINE Andrew Potter, DO PALLIATIVE CARE Joseph Ritchie, MD HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY Jenny Riley, MD ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON Robert Sullivan, MD UROLOGY T.J. Tipton, MD PRIMARY CARE Marianne Wilson, MD Williams "Bill" Wilson, MD Danielle Yuen, DO INFECTIOUS DISEASE Dannah Wray, MD

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