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Florida Hospital Fish Memorial Hosts 5K for Nurses

ORANGE CITY, Fla., May 18, 2017 – In recognition of National Nurses Week, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial hosted the second annual Nurses Run 5K on May 7 for more than 160 runners.

The overall male winner of the race was 52-year-old Elvis Campos from Lake Mary with a time of 21 minutes and 31 seconds. The overall female winner was 33-year-old Viviana Vallejo from Sanford, with a time of 25 minutes and 02 seconds. Read more…

Local Students Receive $3,000 in Scholarships from Florida Hospital Flagler

PALM COAST, Fla., May 17, 2017 — The Florida Hospital Flagler medical staff awarded four local graduating high school students with $750 scholarships, totaling $3,000.

Florida Hospital Flagler radiation oncologist Dr. Luis Carrascosa presented the awards to the students during a special ceremony at the Flagler Auditorium on April 27. Read more…

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Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Offers One-Day Treatment For Early-Stage Breast Cancer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., May 17, 2017 – Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center now offers a one-day treatment option for patients with early-stage breast cancer.

Called the Xoft® Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx®) System®, this specialized equipment can be used to treat cancer anywhere in the body, including gynecological cancers and nonmelanoma skin cancer. However, one of the most exciting uses is how this technology revolutionizes early-stage breast cancer treatments Read more…