Cancer Care’s Multicultural Health Fair Today

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ABOVE VIDEO: Founded in 1993 by Dr. Silas Charles, the Cancer Care Centers Foundation (CCCF) was established to assist the many people within the Space Coast community who have been touched by cancer. 

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – In its combined efforts to provide the community access to important health education and screenings, Cancer Care Centers of Brevard and Cancer Care Centers Foundation are hosting its third annual Multicultural Health Fair on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

In its combined efforts to provide the community access to important health education and screenings, Cancer Care Centers of Brevard and Cancer Care Centers Foundation are hosting its third annual Multicultural Health Fair on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

In its combined efforts to provide the community access to important health education and screenings, Cancer Care Centers of Brevard and Cancer Care Centers Foundation are hosting its third annual Multicultural Health Fair on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

The free event will take place at Cancer Care Centers of Brevard located on 1430 S. Pine Street in Melbourne.

“We are excited and grateful to all of our sponsors who helped make this event possible because it enables us to continue educating our patients about the importance of early detection,” said Medical Director Ravi Shankar, M.D.

The community is invited to attend this special event which offers free breast and prostate screenings by appointment only as well as diabetic, blood pressure, and skin cancer screenings.

Physicians from Cancer Care Centers of Brevard and the Hispanic American Medical Association will be on hand to answer questions, provide health information and screenings.

Dedicated To Providing Innovative Medical and Radiation Oncology

For more than 20 years, Cancer Care Centers of Brevard has dedicated itself to providing Brevard County patients innovative medical oncology and radiation oncology treatments that rival even the finest academic-based cancer centers in Florida.

As part of its comprehensive cancer care centers, Cancer Care Centers of Brevard offers patients medical oncology and radiation oncology services, diagnostic imaging, as well as additional supports groups, education and financial assistance provided by its Cancer Care Centers Foundation.

• Radiation oncology services are spearheaded by board-certified radiation oncologists including Medical Director Ravi Shankar, M.D., Fe V.S.J. Pancito, M.D., Todd V. Panarese, M.D. and Rahul R. Chopra, M.D.

• Medical oncology and hematology services are provided by board-certified medical oncologists Giuseppe Palermo, M.D., Carl Tahn, M.D., Diely Pichardo, M.D., Germaine Blaine, M.D., Craig Badolato, M.D., V. Pavan Kancharla, M.D., David Ross, M.D. anf Gregory Hoang, M.D.

To schedule an appointment for a breast screening call Althea at 321-674-5050; For a prostate examination call Maliaka at 321-952-0898; and for information about Cancer Care Centers of Brevard call Marta Fiol at 321-426-5145, email her at mfiol@cancercarebrevard.com, or log on to CancerCareBrevard.com

The Multicultural Health Fair is sponsored by Al Dia Today, American Cancer Society, Boresha Tea & Coffee, Breast Friends, Brevard Business News, CFL Internet Marketing, Florida Today, Roche Laboratories, Space Coast Medicine & Active Living, Quality Medical Care, Starbucks, Thrifty Produce, United Order True Sisters, Vitas Hospice, Well Care and Wuesthoff Health Systems.

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ABOVE MAP: The third annual Multicultural Health Fair will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Cancer Care Centers of Brevard located on 1430 S. Pine Street in Melbourne, Florida.


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