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NBC4: Central Ohio man survives breast cancer

Breast cancer is not just a woman's disease. Cases in men make up roughly 1 percent of diagnoses each year, which is about 2,600 new cases yearly.  OhioHealth patient Philip Hartung was one of those men fighting the battle this year.  He spoke to NBC4 reporter Harrison Hove about his experience beating stage four breast cancer.  

 

 

United in the Fight Against Cancer, A Community Conference, presented by OhioHealth

A first-of-its-kind event that brings together the entire cancer community – survivors, patients, family and expert physicians.

Experts from MD Anderson Cancer Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center, ranked one of the top cancer hospitals in the nation, will share the latest advancements on their groundbreaking Moon Shots Program, aimed at rapidly reducing deaths from several major cancers.

Connect and learn during a full day of cancer support and empowerment.  Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to keynote speaker and breast cancer survivor Joan Lunden during lunch.

Portions of the program will be simulcast nationally to other MD Anderson Cancer Network® sites to further the message of hope and unite us in the fight against cancer.

If you are a physician, nurse or allied health provider, please register here.

Date: June 11, 2016, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center

If you are a cancer patient, survivor, family, caregiver, or anyone whose life has been affected by the disease, please register here.