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Jupiter Medical Center and the Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida Present: Transforming Cancer Care through Innovation and Evolving Research Trends

Date: May 9, 2014 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Join us for a morning of educational seminars presented by medical experts on how the impact of personalized medicine in cancer and clinical research is transforming patient care. A continental breakfast will be served.
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Orthopedic Lecture Series: Is Your Back out of Whack?

Date: May 8, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Back pain affects eight out of ten people at some point in their lives. Join us for an interactive discussion about the causes of back pain, as well as the latest minimally-invasive surgical techniques for the relief of back pain. Bring your MRI or CT scan to receive a complimentary review. Featuring Robert Biscup, MS, DO, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Specialist.
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What You Don’t Know About Your Thyroid Could Harm You

Date: May 6, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Thyroid disorders affect 20 million people in the U.S., many of which remain undiagnosed. Join us for an informative discussion to learn about the function of the thyroid gland, thyroid diseases, and treatment options – including minimally-invasive surgical intervention. Featuring Raul Arroyo, MD, Board Certified, General Surgery; and Kathryn Reynolds, MD, Board Certified, Endocrinology.
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Nutrition for a Healthier Lifestyle Classes (May 2014)

Date: May 5 to Jun 2, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
In a world of fast food and fad diets, it’s easy to forget how to eat healthy. Jupiter Medical Center is offering “Nutrition for a Healthier Lifestyle,” a series of four classes, taught by a registered dietitian.
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Melanoma Monday 2014: Skin Cancer Panel

Date: May 5, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Moles, brown spots and growths on the skin are usually harmless - but not always. It's important to get to know your skin very well and to recognize any changes in the moles on your body. Join us for an interactive panel discussion on melanoma, including prevention, identification and treatment options. Featuring Oren Lifshitz, MD, Board Certified, Dermatology; Abraham Schwarzberg, MD, Board Certified, Oncology, Chief of Oncology Services, Jupiter Medical Center; and Thomas Rowe, MD, Board Certified, General Surgery.
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Lunch & Learn: Get The Skinny on Skin Cancer

Date: May 2, 2014 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Being outside for prolonged periods in the Florida sunshine exposes you to an increased risk of skin cancer. Join us for a Lunch & Learn on how to protect your body from skin cancer, signs and symptoms, and treatment options - including superficial electron beam radiation therapy.
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Healthcare & Medicare in 2014

Date: May 1, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Recently, there has been confusion regarding the changes in healthcare and how they impact Medicare in 2014. If you are on Medicare, join us for an informative discussion about these changes and gain a better understanding of how they impact you. Featuring Kara Kidd, Director of Managed Care, Jupiter Medical Center.
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What’s Next for My Life? Cancer Survivors and Their Loved Ones

Date: May 1, 2014 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Join us for an interactive discussion to learn several simple steps that will help cancer survivors and their loved ones live healthy and fulfilling lives. To register, please call the Foshay Cancer Center at (561) 263-4261.
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Can’t Sleep? Take Control of Your Insomnia

Date: April 30, 2014 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
Sleep is as essential in your daily routine as diet and exercise. Inadequate sleep can result in fatigue, depression, concentration problems, illness and injury. Join us for an informative discussion to learn about sleep efficiency improvement using evidence-based methods. Featuring Neal Nay, RPSGT, RST, Manager, Jupiter Medical Center’s Sleep Center.
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Digestive Health Lecture Series: Barrett’s Esophagus

Date: April 29, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Jupiter Medical Center - Raso Education Center (Clarke Auditorium)
It is estimated that more than three million men and women in the United States suffer from Barrett’s esophagus. If left untreated, this can turn into esophageal cancer. In recognition of National Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, join us for an informative discussion to learn who is at risk for developing Barrett’s esophagus, screening tests, and advances in treatment, including radiofrequency ablation. Featuring Chester Maxson, MD, Board Certified, Gastroenterology, Medical Director, Center for Excellence in Digestive Health, Jupiter Medical Center.
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