Lectures will be given at the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Tribal Hall by local health care experts

Marian Cancer Care at Mission Hope Cancer Center are offering community education events to provide important information about colorectal cancer and breast cancer testing and clinical trials.

Join our physician experts as they discuss risk factors, the latest treatment options and screening recommendations.  There will be an interactive segment after each lecture that offers the opportunity for questions from health care professionals.

Empower yourself by increasing your understanding of these important topics:

Empower Yourself- Get Educated About Colorectal Cancer

  • Thursday, August 28 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Tribal Hall
    • 100 Via Juana Lane, Santa Ynez
    • Light refreshments will be served

Presenters: Thomas Bosshardt, MD, FACS, general surgeon, Robert Dichmann, MD, medical oncologist, and Robert Evans, MD, gastroenterologist

What’s New in Breast Cancer- Genetic Testing and Clinical Trials

  • Thursday, October 9 at 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Tribal Hall
    • 100 Via Juana Lane, Santa Ynez
    • Light refreshments will be served

Presenters: April Kennedy, MD, medical oncologist, Monica Rocco, MD, FACS, dedicated breast surgeon, and Liz Elliot, RN, breast care navigator

Space is limited, please make your reservation early by calling (805) 219-HOPE (4673).

About Marian Regional Medical Center

Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, California, is rated among the top 10% in the nation for cardiac care and its cancer program is distinguished as the only comprehensive Community Cancer Center on the Central Coast.  The need to meet the demand for quality, technologically-advanced care for a growing community led Marian to open its doors to a new state-of-the-art, 191-bed facility in the spring of 2012.  The new facility houses the largest and most comprehensive perinatology/neonatology service providing the most compassionate, quality care to the littlest of patients. Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service.  Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.