King’s Daughters Medical Center (KDMC) recently celebrated Volunteer Services Week by hosting a luncheon to honor volunteers who serve at the medical center. During the event, service award pins were presented to nearly 125 volunteers.
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Many women prolong a recommended hysterectomy, especially if there is a non-cancerous diagnosis, primarily because of the six- to eight-week recovery period involved with traditional surgery.
The King's Daughters Oncology Program joins groups around the nation in observing the 23rd annual National Cancer Survivors Day Sunday, June 6. With more than 500 cancer survivors and their guests expected to attend, the event includes food, music, awards, health screenings, a keynote address from cancer survivor and Mrs. Kentucky Pageant contestant Cristen Pulliam, and a candlelight ceremony. The celebration takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Kyova Mall in the former Steve and Barry’s location.
King’s Daughters Medical Center will host a new support group for people who have had an amputation or have lost a limb at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 17, at the King’s Daughters Rehabilitation Unit Family Resource Room (second floor). Light refreshments will be served. The group was formed as a result of patient requests for support, encouragement and information after an amputation. For more information about the support group or to make a reservation, please call (606) 408-7407.