In case you missed the 5 o'clock Health Alert, on Monday, October 21, here is a great story on breast cancer treatment at Pardee Hospital.
Pardee will host a blood drive for the Blood Connection on Friday, Nov. 8, 12 - 4:30 p.m. The blood drive will be held at the Pardee Signature Care Center, located in the Blue Ridge Mall on Four Seasons Boulevard.
Pardee Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital founded in 1953 and is managed by UNC Health Care. The hospital is licensed for 222 acute care beds. The hospital has several locations separate from the main campus and a comprehensive physician practice network. For more information or to find a physician, call 1-866-790-WELL (9355) or visit www.pardeehospital.org.
UNC Health Care Telemedicine Lunch and Learn:
Integrative Medicine: Is Taking Supplements Worthwhile?
The community is invited to hear Dr. Gary Asher presents “Integrative Medicine: Is taking supplements worthwhile,” a Lunch and Learn workshop, from 12 - 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 11th at Pardee Hospital, located on 800 North Justice Street in Hendersonville.
Gary Asher, M.D., MPH, is a board-certified family medicine physician and medical acupuncturist at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in the Department of Family Medicine. Among a variety of areas in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, he has trained in Ayurvedic Medicine, Western Botanical Medicine, Massage Therapy and Medical Acupuncture. Dr. Asher serves as Director of Integrative Medicine Services at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, where he provides Integrative Medicine consultations for cancer patients and survivors.
This free community event will be located in the Video Conference Room on the ground floor of Pardee Hospital. Directional signs will be posted at the main entrance as well as the parking garage. A complimentary light lunch will be provided.
For more information contact (828) 696-1341. Seating is limited and registration is requested by 4:30 p.m. on October 8th.
About the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Pardee
The Comprehensive Cancer Center at Pardee offers the latest cancer treatment technology available today while focusing on a commitment to patient-centered care. This is done by providing compassionate care for all patients and their families. Their efforts are focused on research, providing quality care close to home, education and offering cancer screenings throughout the community. The mission of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Pardee is to support the National Cancer Institute’s goal to ultimately eliminate suffering and death due to cancer in Henderson County and Western North Carolina.
The UNC Cancer Network seeks to improve cancer care and support across the state of North Carolina through the integration of cancer support programs. These programs include telemedicine, patient navigation and clinical research. Our affiliation with the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Pardee allows the community to receive world class cancer care right here in Henderson County.
Pardee will host a blood drive for the Blood Connection on Wednesday, August 14, from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The blood drive will be held in the Jamison Conference Room at Pardee Hospital located at 800 N. Justice Street in Hendersonville.
Pardee Urgent Care will be offering extended summer hours.
Monday - Saturday: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Pardee Urgent care is located at 212A Thompson Street in Hendersonville, just off Four Seasons Boulevard beside Epic Theaters.