BCH Annonces New Partnership with the American Cancer Society

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					                                                                               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
                                                                                    Monday, May 04, 2009

Contact:
Craig Bailey – Director of Ancillary Services & Development
(702) 293-4111 / cbailey@bouldercityhospital.org

       BOULDER CITY HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH
                   AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
             NEW CANCER RESOURCE CENTER TO OPEN IN BOULDER CITY
(Boulder City, NV) – Monday, May 4, 2009 - Boulder City Hospital is pleased to announce a new partnership
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with the American Cancer Society. Beginning May 5 , the Hospital will host a Cancer Resource Center in the
Hospital’s Foundation office located at 999 Adams Boulevard, Suite 106. The Cancer Resource Center will
provide the most up-to-date cancer-related information to cancer patients, their loved ones and those
concerned about cancer. The Resource Center will be staffed by highly trained volunteers who are dedicated
to assisting patients and their families, and will offer at no cost such items as wigs, bras, breast prostheses,
hats and scarves.

“The Hospital is excited to bring this much-needed resource to Boulder City”, says Boulder City Hospital
Administrator Thomas Maher. “Boulder City Hospital and the American Cancer Society are committed to
providing access to high quality healthcare services in the communities we serve. This collaboration will
leverage our collective resources and provide tremendous value to our residents.”
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The Cancer Resource Center will be available in Boulder City every other Tuesday, beginning May 5 . Please
contact Emma Kruger, American Cancer Society Quality of Life Manager, at 891-9016 for more information
regarding the services available and hours of operation.

The American Cancer Society’s annual Relay For Life of Boulder City will take place at Boulder City High
School along their track & field beginning Friday, May 15 at 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday, May 16. Cancer
survivors and caregivers are invited to walk the first lap of Relay, The Victory Lap. To form a team or
participate in the overnight event, call 1-800-ACS-2345.

The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives,
diminishing suffering and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. Founded in
1913 and with national headquarters in Atlanta, the Society has 13 regional Divisions and local offices in 3,400
communities, involving millions of volunteers across the United States. For more information anytime, call toll
free 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.

Boulder City Hospital, Inc. is a not-for-profit Critical Access Hospital, providing for the healthcare needs of
Boulder City and other rural areas of Southern Nevada. The Hospital provides 24-Hour Emergency care,
inpatient and outpatient surgery, Medical Surgical & ICU care, Skilled Nursing, and a full host of Ancillary
Services. For more information regarding Boulder City Hospital, please contact Craig Bailey, Director of
Ancillary Services & Development, at 293-4111 or cbailey@bouldercityhospital.org.


                        901 Adams Boulevard • Boulder City, NV 89005
           (702) 293-4111 main • (702) 293-0430 fax • www.bouldercityhospital.org

				
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