Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Invites Community, Providers to Free Online Cancer Symposium
FREMONT, Mich., Sept. 16, 2020 – Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial is inviting cancer survivors, families and health care providers to a free virtual discussion about advances in cancer care and innovations at the Spectrum Health Cancer Center 2020 Oncology Symposium.
Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, this year’s event will take place virtually from noon until 2 p.m. daily, Monday, Sept. 21, to Friday, Sept. 25. The symposium is open to all medical and health care professionals, patients and caregivers who want to hear from cancer experts and learn about updates and available resources at Spectrum Health Cancer Center. Registration for the free symposium is available at www.spectrumhealth.org/oncologysymposium.
“Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial is excited to be part of an event that can improve health, inspire hope and save lives for the communities we serve throughout West Michigan, including here in Newaygo County,” said Gerber Memorial Cancer Center Manager Brandi Miller. “Gerber Memorial’s Cancer Center here in Fremont is part of Spectrum Health’s extensive network of cancer care that helps patients get treatment close to home. By sharing the 2020 Oncology Symposium with our community, we hope to showcase how patients can find options for personalized care, made simple, that are available in Newaygo County and in West Michigan.”
Gerber Memorial’s Cancer Center is located at 230 W. Oak Street, in the lower level, with entry on Pine Street. Services Gerber Memorial’s Cancer Center offers include:
For information about Gerber Memorial’s Cancer Center and additional services, call 231.924.1305.
Spectrum Health’s free virtual cancer symposium will take place through Microsoft Teams. This will be an interactive event and attendees will both learn from experts and be able to ask questions. There will be different presentations each day of the week. Topics will cover cancer survivorship, financial toxicity, side effects of treatment, rehabilitation, radiation complications, cardio-oncology, lifestyle and more. The complete schedule can be found here.
Continuing medical education credits are available for health care providers.