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Botsford Oncologist to lead May's Walk with a Doc

Farmington Hills, Mich. (April 24, 2012)---Botsford Hospital's next Walk with a Doc, a free wellness event, will feature a Botsford oncologist speaking about the prevention and treatment of skin cancer.  
 
Walk with a Doc topic: Prevention and Treatment of Skin Cancer 
Location: Heritage Park Nature Center, Farmington Hills 
On the west side of Farmington Road, between 10 & 11 Mile Roads 
Date & Time: Thursday, May 17 at noon. Meets rain or shine. 
Contact: 877-477-Doc1 (3621), select option 1. 
 
Guest speaker Savitha Balaraman, MD, will lead the discussion. Learn about various skin cancers: sign and symptoms, risk factors, prevention and the newest treatments.  
 
For more information about future walks or to register for the May 17 walk, call (877) 477-Doc1 (3621) and select option 1. 

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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