September 24, 2010
Contact: Bonnie Zimmerman
Director, Marketing and Physician Services
Florida Hospital Waterman
1000 Waterman Way
Tavares, FL 32778
For Immediate Release
Florida Hospital Waterman Cancer Institute introduces its multidisciplinary Breast Clinic for the evaluation of all new breast cancer diagnoses. The Clinic provides a forum for specialists trained in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer to collaboratively review cases and reach consensus on the appropriate treatment plan for each patient. These specialists, including surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, nutritionists, social work and oncological nurses, meet weekly to review all new breast cancer cases diagnosed at Florida Hospital Waterman and/or referred for treatment to Florida Hospital Waterman Cancer Institute.
“This is an enormous added benefit for our patients,” says Jackie Barrett, RN, Breast Care Coordinator. “Their comprehensive treatment plan is developed with input from a variety of medical perspectives, giving patients peace of mind knowing that their care has the endorsement of multiple experts.”
For more information about the Breast Clinic at Florida Hospital Waterman Cancer Institute, please call 352.253.3036.