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2012 Press Releases
Morton Plant Mease Presents Breast Cancer Health Seminars For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

CLEARWATER, Fla., (September 28, 2012) – Morton Plant Mease will recognize October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month with educational seminars focusing on breast cancer. From risk factors, early detection, diagnosis to treatment options, Morton Plant Mease specialty-trained surgical oncologists will be on hand to answer those difficult questions and share the latest information on breast cancer.   

Avoiding Breast Cancer with Lifestyle and Diet Changes

Join surgical oncologist, Kathleen Allen, MD, to learn the latest information about breast cancer, including how you can reduce your risk by adopting a healthy lifestyle.

Wednesday, October 17, 12 p.m.

Aging Well Center at The Long Center, Grand Room

1501 N. Belcher Road, Clearwater

Thursday, October 18, 12 p.m.

Morton Plant Mease Outpatient Center, Community Room

2102 Trinity Oaks Blvd., Trinity

Breast Cancer in 2012: Where Do We Stand?

Women have many questions about breast cancer. What is my risk? What choices are available to treat breast cancer? How would I ever cope? Join surgical oncologist, Robert Davidson, MD, to learn the answers to these questions and much more including current treatment regimens and reconstructive options.

Wednesday, October 24, 12:30 p.m.

N. Pinellas Branch YMCA

4550 Village Center Drive, Palm Harbor 

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States, other than skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. There are more than 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.

To learn more about your risk for breast cancer, BayCare offers online health assessments

About Morton Plant Mease

Nationally recognized for health care excellence, Morton Plant Mease Health Care is dedicated to providing community owned health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. Morton Plant Mease Health Care is comprised of the following hospitals – Morton Plant, Clearwater; Mease Dunedin, Dunedin; Mease Countryside, Safety Harbor and Morton Plant North Bay, New Port Richey.

About BayCare Health System

BayCare Health System is a leading community-based health system in the Tampa Bay area. Composed of a network of 10 not-for-profit hospitals, outpatient facilities and services such as imaging, lab, behavioral health and home health care, BayCare provides expert medical care throughout a patient’s lifetime. With more than 200 access points conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay, BayCare connects patients to a complete range of preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for any health care need. 

BayCare’s family of hospitals are: Mease Countryside, Mease Dunedin, Morton Plant, Morton Plant North Bay, St. Anthony’s, St. Joseph’s, St. Joseph’s Children’s, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Women’s, and South Florida Baptist. For more information, visit BayCare on the Web at