PCH Cancer Center open house to mark 30 years of care in community

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center will host an open house on Monday, Sept. 28 from 3-6 p.m. to celebrate providing cancer care in the community for 30 years.

Visitors can meet the current staff along with those from the past, enjoy appetizers and giveaways and enter to win a gift basket.

All of the community is invited, and encouraged to stop in.

For more information, persons may call Becky Hutcheson at the Cancer Center at 655-2581.

The Cancer Center staff includes Dr. Frank Workman, a medical oncologist/hematologist who treats patients battling cancer or blood disorders. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in hematology. Workman sees patients at the facility on Mondays and Thursdays.

Dr. Jaime J. Ayon, a physician with Franciscan Physician Network-Oncology and Hematology Specialists, joined Dr. Workman in the Cancer Center in 2014.

Dr. Ayon completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in medical oncology/hematology at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, N.Y.

The Cancer Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation is renewed every three years by adhering to stringent guidelines that ensure clients receive the best care possible.

The first PCH review was conducted in 1988 and the Cancer Center has remained accredited with the last survey conducted in 2013.

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