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Special Guest at "Talking Man-to-Man” Prostate Support Group Meeting
In continuing to increase awareness about the prevention, detection and treatment of prostate cancer, Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology (ECC/VO) is welcoming special guest speaker and physical therapist assistant Stephanie Retter of Deaconess Clinic to its monthly “Talking Man-to-Man” prostate support group meeting on Tuesday, April 8th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The meeting will take place at ECC/VO located on 700 North Burkhardt Road in Evansville. Retter will discuss and answer questions from attendees about how exercise can help fight fatigue during prostate cancer treatments.

The meeting is free and refreshments will be served. Attendees are encouraged to bring their significant other. For more information about the event, please call Joann Zeller at (812) 858-2266
Upcoming Cancer Screenings in 2014
April is Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness Month
Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Screening on Tuesday, April 22nd from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm with five board certified physicians, Dr. Young Paik and Dr. Ryan Palmer of Midwest ENT, Dr. Chris Chacko of Tri-State ENT and Dr. Jon Frazier and Dr. Noah Taylor, Oncologists with Therapy Associates. In partnership with Head and Neck Cancer Alliance as part of OHANCAW nationally!

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Skin Cancer Screening (full body) on Friday, May 2nd from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm with four board certified dermatologists Dr. Shari Barrett, Dr. Clay Davis, Dr. Jane Lim and Dr. Mary Tisserand and in partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology

Both screenings will be held in the medical oncology dept. at Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology, 700 N. Burkhardt Road, Evansville, IN 47715. Appointments are necessary and can be made by calling Miranda at 812-253-9129 or emailing Robin Lawrence at rlawrence@vantageoncology.com. Screenings are FREE as part of a community service Vantage Oncology provides in partnership with area physicians in hopes of making our community healthier!
Blue Ribbon River Run for Men’s Health and Prostate Cancer Awareness


On Saturday, September 7th, 2013, Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology presented the Blue Ribbon River Run for Men’s Health and Prostate Cancer Awareness. As a kick-off to prostate cancer awareness month, the event included a survivors' breakfast and march, one mile walk/run, and four mile walk/run.

» View a gallery of photos from the event
» Download a list of the race award winners
» Visit the Prostate Cancer Awareness Facebook page
11th Annual Full Body Skin Cancer Screening Conducted
On Friday, May 3, 2013, Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology hosted its 11th annual free full body skin cancer screening in conjunction with the American Academy of Dermatology’s skin cancer awareness month activities and campaign. The screenings were conducted by board certified dermatologists Dr. Shari Barrett, Dr. Jane Lim, and Dr. Mary Tisserand who have volunteered their time and professional expertise for the past 11 years.

» View this year's screening results!
ECC Hosted 11th Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Program
On October 24, 2012, Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology and Therapy Associates held their eleventh annual men's health and prostate cancer awareness program, "Let's Put Prostate Cancer on Ice," featuring the Evansville IceMen.

» View photos from this special event!

ECC Hosted 10th Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Program
On August 10, 2011, Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology, the Deaconess Chancellor Center for Oncology, and Therapy Associates held their tenth annual men's health and prostate cancer awareness program. "A Night at the Ballpark with St. Louis Cardinals Jack 'The Ripper' Clark" featured the four-time Major League Baseball All-Star. Prior to and after the Evansville Otters game at Bosse Field, Clark signed autographs and discussed his own personal experience with cancer.

» View photos from this special event!

ECC Hosted 9th Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Program
Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology and the Deaconess Chancellor Center for Oncology held their ninth annual men's health and prostate cancer awareness program. 'A Knock Out Night for Men with Sugar Ray Leonard' featured boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard. 'A Knock Out Night for Men' took place on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. at the Evansville Coliseum downtown.

Sugar Ray talked on 'The POWER to Win' (Prepare, Overcome,
Win Every Round) followed by a Q&A session and three boxing bouts between Guns 'N Hoses! The event also included a silent auction featuring various Sugar Ray Leonard memorabilia. All proceeds benefitted Cancer Care Options, Inc.

» Learn more about this program
» View photos from this special event!

ECC Hosted 8th Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Program
Tri-State Radiation Oncology Centers (Evansville Cancer Center and the Deaconess Chancellor Center for Oncology, Vantage Oncology facilities) teamed up with Tri-State area urologists and the American Cancer Society to host its eighth annual prostate cancer awareness program, ‘An Evening with Charlie Daniels for the Men You Love,’ on Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 at the Victory in downtown Evansville.

The event featured country music legend and prostate cancer survivor Charlie Daniels who performed and shared his own personal battle against the disease.

» Learn more about this program
» View photos from this special event!

Deaconess Chancellor Center for Oncology Partners with ECC
In a continued effort to provide comprehensive and coordinated cancer care to Tri-State area patients, Deaconess Chancellor Center for Oncology and Evansville Cancer Center – Vantage Oncology have announced a new partnership to form Tri-State Radiation Oncology Centers.

The two centers will continue to offer the most extensive, state-of-the-art technology and a full range of oncology services in a comfortable and healing environment. Learn more...

"Understanding Prostate Cancer" One-Hour Television Program
Understanding Prostate Cancer: Live Call-In with Physicians was broadcast on Monday, September 15, 2008 from 9-10 pm. The program featured local and famous prostate cancer survivors. Viewers had a chance to listen as they talked of their journey with prostate cancer.

Hosted by Mike Blake, viewers could call into WFIE’s studios and have any anonymous questions answered live by a panel of urologists, oncologists and psychologist from the Tri-State area. Physicians talked about signs and symptoms of prostate cancer, how to be screened for this disease, and what treatment options are offered right here in Evansville.

"Striking Out Prostate Cancer with Frank Robinson & Ozzie Smith"
Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology and Urologists in the Tri-State area presented "Striking Out Prostate Cancer with Reds Frank Robinson and Cardinals Ozzie Smith" on Saturday, August 16th, 2008 at 2:00 pm. The event took place at the Evansville Marriott on Hwy 41.

» View photos from this special event!

Skin Cancer Screenings
Evansville Cancer Center had a skin cancer screening Friday, May 9th, 2008 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm with board certified dermatologists Dr. Jane Lim and Dr. Shari Barrett in partnership with the American Academy of Dermatology. These free full body screenings took place at ECC in the Medical Oncology Department.

2008 Doctors' Day
Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology was proud to be a Silver Sponsor of the 2008 Doctor's Day event that took place Saturday, March 1st at the Museum. "Block the Sun, NOT the Fun!" was the theme, with ECC staff providing educational materials, activities and demonstrations on the importance of skin cancer prevention.

» View Photos from this Event!
Evansville Cancer Center to Host Look Good, Feel Better Class
Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology hosted an American Cancer Society Look Good, Feel Better class on March 10, 2008 from 6:00-8:00 pm.

» Download the Look Good, Feel Better 2008 Calendar

Robin Lawrence Wins National Award Again in 2008
The American Academy of Dermatology presented the 2008 Gold Triangle Awards in San Antonio on Friday, February 1, 2008.  Robin Lawrence, Director of Marketing at Evansville Cancer Center in Evansville, IN, was one of 32 winners in the media, industry, health community organization, and health individual categories for excellence in furthering public understanding of dermatologic issues and encouraging healthy behavior in the care of skin, hair and nails. 

» Learn more about Robin and this special award
2008 Live It Up! Health Fair/Expo
Evansville Cancer Center/Vantage Oncology was proud to be a sponsor of the Live it Up! Health Fair/Expo which was presented by the Evansville Courier & Press, courierpress.com and Healthier Evansville on Saturday, January 12th, 2008 at The Centre - Downtown.

The mission of Live It Up! was to promote healthy living, family fun and a zest for life throughout the community. The event was for people of all ages, especially those who have made a New Year's resolution to get healthy and stay healthy and drew a crowd of over 3,000 people!

» Get more details and photos from this event!





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