WHAT: Plains Regional Cancer Center 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
WHO: Ernie Kos, Executive Director, Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce; Lonnie Leslie, Chairman, Board of Directors, Plain Regional Medical Center; Plains Regional Medical Center physicians and employees along with members of the community will also attend.
WHERE: Plains Regional Cancer Center
2219 Dillon Street
Clovis, NM 88101
WHEN: July 18, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. – Please check in with Cindy Duncan in the lobby of the cancer center
DETAILS: To celebrate its 10-year anniversary in June, Plains Regional Cancer Center will host a celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony on July 18. At the event, members of the community will join physicians and staff for a brief program to rededicate the cancer center and honor cancer survivors in the Clovis community. Tours of the center and education on cancer prevention will also be available.
As part of the rededication, a patient will be sharing her experience on receiving cancer care close to home at the cancer center.
The cancer center was recently certified by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the largest oncology society in the United States (the American Society of Clinical Oncology) for its quality outpatient hematology-oncology practices.
Plains Regional Cancer Center offers radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgical treatment options to cancer patients. It also provides the community with six oncology nurses, two hematologist-oncologists, and a radiation oncologist dedicated to providing the best possible care for individuals with cancer through state-of-the-art technology and a variety of support services.
About Plains Regional Medical Center:
Plains Regional Medical Center has been managed by Presbyterian Healthcare Services since 1975. Plains Regional Medical Center and Presbyterian Healthcare Services operate a hospital, cancer center, a primary care and specialty clinic, outpatient rehabilitation services and home healthcare and hospice services in Curry County. Plains Regional Medical Center is one of eight hospitals run by Presbyterian, which also has a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group.