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April 27, 2011
Local physicians will provide free oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Friday, May 20 from 1 until 4:30 p.m. at The Hope Center at Cartersville Medical Center. Oral, head and neck cancers claim approximately 12,000 lives per year. If diagnosed early, these cancers can be more easily treated without significant complications, and the chances of survival greatly increase.
April 16, 2011
As of 7 p.m., no victims from this afternoon’s explosion at Metal Conversions Technology have been received at Cartersville Medical Center. Eight area residents fearing exposure were triaged and decontaminated. Seven of the patients were released from the emergency department while one remains for observation.
April 15, 2011
On a typical spring evening at the Cartersville Baseball Complex, the Hurricanes varsity baseball team can be seen dressed out in purple, gold and white (its school colors). But Thursday, April 21 will be anything but typical. That evening is dedicated to raising awareness about breast cancer and to honor breast cancer survivors. Festivities are scheduled to begin at the baseball complex at 5:30 p.m.