The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Hamden/North Haven announced that Camelia A. Lawrence, MD, FACS,will be the featured speaker at Beyond Cancer, A Survivor Social, an annual symposium for cancer survivors and their caregivers. Dr. Lawrence is a Fellowship Trained Breast Surgeon at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport. The program will feature a panel of distinguished speakers on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 10 am-12 pm at the Best Western Plus North Haven.
Dr. Lawrence is a board-certified surgeon specializing in benign and malignant breast disease. She has a fellowship training in advance breast cancer surgery, including skin and nipple-sparing mastectomy, sentinel node biopsy and oncoplastic techniques. Dr. Lawrence’s own personal journey and commitment to providing outstanding medical care is passed on to each of her patients. Dr. Lawrence is a graduate of Fordham University, the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry and was a distinguished Fellow in Breast Surgical Oncology at John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica, California.
As the largest voluntary health organization in the world, the American Cancer Society is passionately committed to saving lives and ending suffering from cancer. The Society is helping people stay well, helping people get well, finding cures, and fighting back. Thanks in part to this work, more than 14 million cancer survivors and countless others who have avoided the disease will celebrate a birthday this year.