Nearly 300 Attend Powerful Women Powerful Choices

November 29, 2018

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Nov. 29, 2018 – Nearly 300 people attended the 8th annual complimentary women’s symposium on cancer. “Powerful Women Powerful Choices,” sponsored by local healthcare leaders 21st Century Oncology, Lee Health, Florida Cancer Specialists, and Radiology Regional Center, took place on Saturday, Nov. 17. The event was designed to emphasize the significance of women taking control of their health and focused on cancers most relevant to women.

Women from around Southwest Florida learned ways to improve their health and take preventive measures from leading cancer experts in Southwest Florida who are on the cutting edge of treatment options. The program offered an opportunity for women to become more educated about cancer prevention and treatments, including lung cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, urologic cancers, and immunotherapy.

“We were honored to collaborate with such an incredible group of providers, together with our local hospital, Lee Health, to educate women on how to take further control of their health through a better understanding of cancer prevention and treatment options right here in our community. Further, it was an opportunity for us to recognize our incredible female physicians and leaders who are incredibly trained and dedicated to the treatment and prevention of cancer” commented Kim Commins-Tzoumakas, CEO of 21st Century Oncology.

The event featured several lectures by expert physicians who treat cancer, as well as a moving presentation by keynote speaker, Joan Watson, a 15-year ovarian cancer survivor, RN, and teacher.

For more information about the event visit or call (239) 936-0382.

About 21st Century Oncology

21st Century Oncology is the largest global provider of Integrated Cancer Care services that strongly believes in fighting for patients like an army and caring for them like a family. Operating as one dream team in the crusade against cancer, the company employs or is affiliated with nearly 1,000 physicians globally to deliver the most advanced, integrated, and compassionate cancer care in personal and convenient settings. Headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, 21st Century Oncology operates 165 treatment centers, including 129 centers located in 15 U.S. states. In addition, the company operates 36 centers located in eight countries in Latin America. For more information, please visit


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