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Archive for September 2012

Breaking Ground on Inova Fair Oaks Cancer Center

(September 20, 2012) – We recently held a groundbreaking for the Inova Fair Oaks Cancer Center. John Fitzgerald, CEO, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, spoke with ABC 7 News – WJLA about the importance of cancer services being available to the surrounding community. Sandi Croan, a member of the community, also spoke with ABC 7 News…

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Prostate Cancer: To screen or not to screen?

Recommendations vary based on risk factors Alexandria, VA – (September 17, 2012) – September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month which brings with it questions about prostate cancer screenings, specifically the use of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) testing. There are studies that suggest that PSA testing leads to unnecessary treatments. Many urologists know that PSA…

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Inova’s new mobile app gives hospital, healthcare information on the go

(September 13, 2012) – Getting hospital and healthcare information just got easier for residents of the busy Northern Virginia suburbs just outside of Washington, DC. Inova Health System (the region’s largest healthcare provider) has launched a new and improved version of its already popular E.R. Wait Times mobile app for smartphones. The new app, called…

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Rummage Sale Trailers Open For Donations

Two More Dates to Contribute to 74th Annual Ladies Board Rummage Sale Leesburg, VA – (September 11, 2012) – The Ladies Board of Inova Loudoun Hospital will open the trailers for two more Donation Days to support the annual rummage sale.  Donations will be collected on Saturday, September 22 and Saturday, October 6 from 8…

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