Michael Nissenblatt to receive St. George National Award for outstanding service to combat cancer

Published on June 27, 2013 at 2:14 AM · No Comments

Regional Cancer Care Associates LLC (RCCA), one of the largest oncology physician networks in the nation, is pleased to announce that Michael Nissenblatt, M.D. has been selected as one of 25 nationally recognized individuals to receive the American Cancer Society's St. George National Award for outstanding service to the community in support of the Society's mission to combat cancer. Recipients are chosen based on ongoing leadership, time commitment and their dedication to areas such as fundraising, mission delivery, patient support, legislative advocacy and clinical engagement. It is the highest honor given for volunteer service by the American Cancer Society.

“Dr. Nissenblatt goes above and beyond for his patients and the community every day”

"Dr. Nissenblatt goes above and beyond for his patients and the community every day," said Edward J. Licitra, M.D., Ph.D., Chairperson of the Board for Regional Cancer Care Associates. "His tremendous contributions have played a pivotal role in cancer care and successful outcomes."

All nominees for this award have dedicated at least six years of their time to the fight against cancer. They have all significantly contributed to advancing the Society's mission, strategic goals and programs. Since the award was conceived in 1949 by Dr. Charles S. Cameron, former American Cancer Society medical and scientific director, the St. George award has been presented annually to select volunteers nationwide.

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