November 2015


Lung, Pancreatic & Breast Cancer Series
Join SMH lung, pancreatic and breast cancer specialists for a series of free community presentations on the latest advances in research and treatment.

Each session will feature panel discussions among our multidisciplinary experts in three types of cancer. The series will be held in Sarasota Memorial’s first floor auditorium, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. A brief Q&A follows each discussion. Call (941) 917-7777 or visit smh.com/calendar for information or to RSVP.

• Tues., Nov. 3, 4:30-6 pm – Lung Cancer: Advances in Lung Cancer Screenings and Treatment Options
• Wed., Nov. 11, 4:30-6 pm – Pancreatic Cancer: Multi-Modalities for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer
• Tues., Nov. 17, 4:30-6 pm – Breast Cancer: Latest Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment

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Osteoporosis - Supplements and Medications
Do calcium supplements work?

Learn what medications may be prescribed for an osteoporosis diagnosis and how they work at a free community presentation by Sarasota Memorial’s Pharmacy team 2-3 pm Monday, Nov. 2, at Sarasota Memorial’s HealthConnection, located on the first floor of the hospital near the B elevators.

Information: (941) 917-7011 or email HealthConnection.

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Obesity & Health Care Risks
Join our bariatric team to learn who’s most at risk in our nation’s obesity “epidemic,” the chronic conditions that often accompany it and ways to manage them at a free presentation, 2-3 pm Thursday, Nov. 5, at Sarasota Memorial’s HealthConnection, located on the first floor of the hospital near the B elevators.

Information: (941) 917-7011 or email HealthConnection.

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Surprising Drug Interactions
Drug interactions can take many forms: drug-drug, drug-supplement, drug-food, even drug-health condition.

Don’t let them take you by surprise. Join our Pharmacy team for a free community presentation, 3-4 pm Tuesday, Nov. 10, at Sarasota Memorial’s HealthConnection, located on the first floor of the hospital near the B elevators.

Information: (941) 917-7011 or email HealthConnection.

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Nutrition Tips for Weight Loss
Jumpstart your weight loss efforts with a few key nutrition tips from our bariatric team at a free community presentation, 11:30 am-12:30 pm, Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Sarasota Memorial’s HealthConnection, located on the first floor of the hospital near the B elevators.

Information: (941) 917-7011 or email HealthConnection.

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Advanced Options for Painful Joints – Part 2
If you suffer from chronic joint pain in your foot or ankle, knee, hip or shoulder, we invite you to hear Sarasota Memorial’s top Orthopedic specialists discuss their areas of expertise.

They’ll offer insight on the latest treatment options that are proving successful for patients. A brief Q & A will follow each presentation. The free lecture series will be held 4:30-5:30 pm on the following dates in Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s first floor auditorium, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

Light refreshments served. RSVP required – please call (941) 917-7777 or email HealthLine to confirm your reservation.

• Tues., Dec. 1 – Adam S. Bright, MD: Painless Hip and Knee Replacement - Attempting the Impossible
• Thurs., Dec. 3 – David A. Sugar, MD: Stem Cell Therapy and All the Buzz
• Tues., Dec. 8 – Johnny Gibbs, MD: Living WITHOUT Shoulder Pain
• Thurs., Dec. 10 - Patrick J. O’Neill, MD: How to Treat and Prevent Foot and Ankle Pain • Tues., Dec. 15 – Jeffrey Silverstein, MD: Good News for Bad Knees

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