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Aventura Hospital and Medical Center

Aventura Hospital and Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center Target Cancer Research Developments and New Therapies

April 08, 2010

(April 2010) – During this special April recognition of National Cancer Control Month, the Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center and Aventura Hospital and Medical Center will partner with the City of Aventura Community Recreation Center to host its continuing “2010 Health Matters” lecture series.  This community educational program will highlight the latest advancements in cancer research and new therapies available through access to clinical trials.

Enrique Davila, MD, FACP, specializing in medical oncology and hematology, will be presenting on Aventura Hospital’s affiliation with the Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) and its valuable programs.  SCRI, an industry leader in clinical trials, is dedicated to advancing therapies for patients through clinical research. It is one of the largest, community-based research programs in the nation, conducting clinical trials in ten therapeutic areas through its affiliation with a network of hundreds of physicians. Additionally, it offers management, regulatory and other research support services to drug development sponsors and strategic investigator sites across the country.

Located at Aventura Comprehensive Cancer Center on the Aventura Hospital Campus, Dr. Davila’s office is proud to join the prestigious physician network and offer the cutting edge research protocols available through SCRI.  Patients need not travel to participate and Dr. Davila plans to present on the vast array of new therapies available, providing more hope than ever for our community.

The “2010 Health Matters” lecture will take place at the Aventura Community Recreation Center, 3375 NE 188 Street, Aventura, FL 33180.  The program will begin at noon and includes free health screenings.  All those interested in attending should RSVP by calling 1-888-256-7692.  Light lunch will be served.  Free parking is available.