Local women share their success stories during 10-year celebration

Six local women are sharing their stories of successfully battle through breast cancer.


Kim Couch
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CLERMONT, Fla. — South Lake Hospital’s Centre for Women’s Health is celebrating 10 years of serving the needs of women in South Lake County with an open house at the imaging center on Thursday, Sept. 4, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The hospital is focusing on celebrating the patients served throughout the past 10 years. Six local women are sharing their stories of successfully battle through breast cancer and their experiences at South Lake Hospital. Photographs of the women celebrating life will be on display along with a write up on each woman’s story.

“Every day our team members assist women in our community through difficult journeys,” commented Victoria Walter, director of imaging at South Lake Hospital. “Our patients are our family, friends and neighbors and we become connected to them. Our highly trained team members and physicians not only provide top quality healthcare services but treat the patient as a whole to support them throughout diagnosis and treatment.” 

The open house will feature remarks from local physicians Jason Boardman, MD, a board certified surgeon, and Holly Saunders, MD, the board-certified radiologist at the Centre for Women’s Health Imaging Center. Attendees can tour the imaging center, ask questions, read the stories and see photos of the six local women. Refreshments will be served and attendees will receive a commemorative gift. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 352.241.7109.

The Centre for Women’s Health Imaging Center offers digital mammography, 4-D ultrasound, bone densitometry and stereotactic breast biopsies. Flexible scheduling is available including lunch times, evening and weekends. To schedule an appointment or for more information please call 352.241.7135

About South Lake Hospital’s LiveWell Campus:
South Lake Hospital’s LiveWell Campus includes the 122-bed non-profit hospital, in partnership with Orlando Health, Centre for Women’s Health, LiveWell Fitness Center, National Training Center, South Lake Endoscopy Center, South Lake Surgery Center and various campus partners. South Lake Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of the South Lake community since 1947 and employs more than 1,100 team members and has more than 200 physicians on its medical staff. The campus focuses on preventative healthcare through health, education and fitness programming.