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Botsford Offers Free Cancer Screening and Educational Event

Farmington Hills, Mich. (July 26, 2010)---Take steps to protect your health with a free cancer screening and educational event at the Botsford Hospital Cancer Center on Saturday, October 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
 
Nationally recognized physicians will speak on the causes, prevention, diagnosis and new treatments of specific cancers including lung, breast, head & neck, prostate, and colorectal. Screenings offered will include mammograms, prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, rectal exams, oral screenings with the ViziLite Plus System, blood stool tests, skin checks, and preliminary genetics screenings. 
 
Advance registration for the screenings is required. To register, please call the Botsford Cancer Center at (248) 471-8120.  
 
The Botsford Cancer Center is located at 27900 Grand River Avenue in Farmington Hills. Breadsmith of Bloomfield Hills has donated refreshments for this event.

Botsford Hospital is a multi-specialty 330 bed hospital and verified trauma center located in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The campus also houses an imaging center and a comprehensive care cancer center. Botsford Hospital is also home to an extensive medical education program and is part of Michigan State University's statewide campus system. Botsford Hospital each year cares for approximately 16,000 inpatients and more than 60,000 emergency and trauma patients with a team of 2,500 employees, 300 volunteers and more than 600 physicians. A not-for-profit hospital, Botsford provided almost $10.5 million in community benefit during its 2011 fiscal year.

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