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Rotary Club Meeting heard from Dr. Menache

Dr. Lawrence Menache, Oncologist was the guest speaker at Rotary April 12, 2022 Savoy Cancer Center Radiation Oncologist Dr. Lawrence Menache was the featured guest speaker at Tuesday's meeting of the Ville Platte Rotary Club. He has been in medicine for the past 32 years primarily in the Alexandria area. Dr. Menache praised the local health care team at Savoy Cancer Center for the quality of health care in a rural setting. He works alongside hematology oncologist Dr. Paul Zhang specializing in chemotherapy. Dr. Menache said he is excited about the new equipment being installed at Savoy Cancer Center. The new "Linear Accelerator" machine will be able to provide pin point accuracy for the treatment of tumors so only the affected areas are targeted. He also gave tips and recommendations on cancer screenings such as colonoscopies, Breast Cancer, prostate and lung cancers. In closing he said " Get your cancer screening and be a partner with your doctor." Dr. Menache was the guest speaker of Rotarian Angela Fontenot. Rotarian Larry Lachney reminded club members that the annual club Spring Social is planned for April 26 at the Knob Hill camp.

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