Dr. Glen Papaioannou Joins Lafayette Cancer Care

2012 February - February 27, 2012- Lafayette, Indiana - Unity Healthcare is pleased to announce that Glen Papaioannou, MD has joined Lafayette Cancer Care. Dr. Papaioannou will be practicing with Dr. Nancy DiMartino. ( Continued... )

Fall Camp Bluebird Sessions Scheduled for October 27 - 28

2010 August - Camp Bluebird, an adult retreat for cancer survivors, will be held Oct. 27 – 28 at Camp Tecumseh’s Leadership Center. The camp is sponsored by St. Elizabeth Regional Health. The two-day, one-night retreat is an informal educational experience in a relaxed nature-filled environment. Open to cancer survivors of Tippecanoe and surrounding counties, a camper candidate is any adult, 18 years or older, who has had a personal cancer experience. Newly diagnosed cancer patients are encouraged to inquire about Camp Bluebird. ( Continued... )

Share Your Cancer Story

2010 July - How has cancer affected you, your family, and friends? What do you want others to know? In anticipation of a visit this fall to Purdue University by graphic novelist Harvey Pekar, author of Our Cancer Year, we invite you to share your cancer story with us. Writers and artists will work with your stories to create a graphic novel, which will be displayed in our Creating Hope Community Exhibit this fall during the Purdue Cancer Culture and Community program. Files or Images:  image001.jpg image002.jpg ( Continued... )

Join the Unity Cancer Center Relay for Life Team

2010 May - June 25th - 26th, 2010 Walk: 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.Location: Jefferson High School Track To register for the walk, please visit: Relay For Life® is a life-changing event that brings together more than 3.5 million people worldwide to: CELEBRATE the lives of those who have battled cancer. The strength of survivors inspires others to continue to fight. REMEMBER loved ones lost to the disease. At Relay, people who have walked alongside people battling cancer can grieve and find healing. FIGHT BACK. We Relay because we have been touched ( Continued... )

Panel to discuss ‘Appropriate Use of Mammography As A Screening Tool’

2009 November - December 3, 2009 6:30 pm Kathryn Weil Center for Education A panel consisting of area health care providers and advocacy groups will present “Appropriate Use of Mammography As A Screening Tool” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Kathryn Weil Center for Education. ( Continued... )

Tickled Pink! Event - October 29th

2009 November - The Unity Cancer Center, St. Elizabeth Regional Health, Spirit of Women and the YWCA Woman’s Cancer Program had partnered with Macy's and Lancôme to bring national makeup artist Alex Sanchez to the Tippecanoe Mall. The Tickled Pink! Event offered FREE makeup and breakfast for women affected by breast cancer with national makeup artist Alex Sanchez. The event was held on October 29, 2009, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Lancôme counter at Macy's in the Tippecanoe Mall. Breakfast was provided by Panera Bread. Files or Images:  IMG00164-20091029-1113.jpg IMG00176-20091029-1140.jpg ( Continued... )

Wabash Valley Oncology Nursing Society Announces Cancer Survivor of the Year

2009 September - Since 1993 Wabash Valley ONS has given the cancer survivor of the year award. The award is given to a cancer survivor who sees a need and meets it, gives back to the community through volunteerism or personal development and is a helpful mentor for other cancer patients. Files or Images:  IMG00093-20090924-1914.jpg IMG00094-20090924-1915.jpg ( Continued... )

St. Elizabeth Breast Center Open House

2009 September - St. Elizabeth Breast Center Open House You’re invited to view the very latest in breast cancer screening and diagnostic services. Join us for refreshments and meet our highly trained physicians and staff. When Friday, Oct. 2, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. Where St. Elizabeth Breast Center in the Unity Medical Pavilion, 1345 Unity Place This program is free, but registration is required and can be made by calling Dee Allee at 765.449.3185. Together we’re stronger in the fight against cancer. Nowhere is this more evident than at the St. Elizabeth Breast Center, which is the area’s Files or Images:  2009 open house flier.pdf ( Continued... )

St. Elizabeth Breast Center receives designation of "Breast Imaging Center of Excellence" by the American College of Radiology

2009 August - August 19, 2009 The St. Elizabeth Breast Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast imaging as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The accreditation designates the center as a “Breast Imaging Center of Excellence” in the fields of mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy. ( Continued... )

Mary Margaret Rhees, MD has joined the Lafayette Radiation Oncology

2009 April - April 8, 2009– Lafayette, Indiana - Unity Healthcare is pleased to announce that Mary Margaret Rhees, MD has joined the Lafayette Radiation Oncology. She will be practicing at Faith Hope and Love Cancer Center, located at 1425 Unity Place at the Unity Medical Center and Marie Canine Cancer Center, located at 1706 Lafayette Rd in Crawfordsville adjacent to St Clare Hospital. Files or Images:  drrhees_pr.pdf ( Continued... )