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Shannon L. Kauffman
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TROY — Advances and techniques in the treatment of inoperable or hard to reach tumors will be the program focus for the annual Bill and Ruth McGraw Cancer Awareness Symposium on May 29.

The free program, Interventional Oncology: Minimally Invasive Cancer Treatment will be held at Upper Valley Medical Center’s Physician Office Building, lower level conference rooms.

The presenters will be Tarek M. Sabagh, MD, FACP, medical director/cancer liaison, UVMC Cancer Care Center; Hematology and Medical Oncology Division, Dayton Physicians, LLC, and Shannon L. Kauffman, MD, interventional radiologist, Radiology Physicians Inc., Dayton. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. with sign in and tours of the UVMC Cancer Care Center.

Drs. Sabagh and Kauffman will make the presentation at 6 p.m. followed by door prize drawing at 7 p.m.

Registration is required with seating limited to the first 170 registrants. To reserve a seat, call the UVMC Foundation at 440-7541 before noon May 27.

Sponsored by the UVMC Cancer Care Center and UVMC Foundation, the symposium is in memory of Bill and Ruth McGraw, Troy area residents who between them survived cancer five times. It is made possible with a grant from the McGraw Family Fund of The Troy Foundation, and a grant from The UVMC Foundation.

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