Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (September 26, 2011)--- A presentation by a Botsford oncologist will be a highlight of the Women's Health Event at the Botsford Cancer Center on October 1.
Savitha Balaraman, M.D., will discuss Cancer Prevention, Screenings and Updates at 10 a.m. at the Cancer Center.
Board certified in Internal medicine and Medical Oncology, Dr. Balaraman received her medical education at Madras Medical College. She also completed an Internal medicine internship and residency at Wayne State University and a Medical Oncology fellowship at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Her special interests include breast, colon, lung and gynecological cancers. Dr. Balaraman is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Hematology and the American Medical Association. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Michigan Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.
The Women's Health Event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; the event is free and open to the public. The event represents Botsford's kickoff to the 25th national observance of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The event will include free massages along with displays by the American Cancer Society. Botsford nurses will provide cancer screening guidelines, self-examination tips and a discussion of the importance of early detection.
The Botsford Cancer Center is located at 27900 Grand River Ave, in Farmington Hills.
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