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12- CAPE GAZETI, Friday, April 21 - April 27, 1995 Kay Hosmane pins a carnation on the lapel of her husband, R.U. Hosmane, urologist on the staff at Beebe Medical Center, to commemorate Physician Recognition Day. Sussex Medical Society honors Beebe physicians Members of the Sussex County Medical Society Alliance were on hand to honor Beebe Medical Center's physicians recently. : Sherin Saberi, wife of endocri- nologist Mansour Saberi, Kay Hosmane, wife or urologist R.U. Hosmane, greeted each doctor with a smile and a fresh carnation recently to commemorate Physi- cian Recognition Day. The presentation is a tradition at Beebe and each year members of the Medical Alliance take turns pinning the carnations. Various departments also honored Beebe physicians by offering breakfast, buffet lunches and snacks. Currently, Beebe has over 100 physicians on its active staff roster whose specialties include anesthe- siology, radiology, emergency medicine, pathology, cardiology, dermatology, family practice,, gs- troenterology, internal medicine, endocrinology, geriatricmedicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, occupational health, oncology/hematology, ophthal- mology, optometry, pediatrics, podiatry, psychiatry, pulmonary medicine and sports medicine. The medical center surgical staff also includes surgeons who specialize in general, oral, maxilo- facial, neurosurgery, orthopedic, otolaryngology, facial, plastic cosmetic and reconstruction, head and neck, laser, thoracic, urology and vascular surgery. Reach to Recovery gives retraining to volunteers Almost 40 Reach to Recovery volunteers from throughout the state met recently for a re-training program. These volunteers are breast cancer survivors who pro- vide one-on-one non-medical sup- port to women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, who have had breast surgery and other cancer treatments, or who have discovered a suspicious lump through mammography or physi- cal examination. Juli Hammond, Reach to Recovery coordinator for Delaware, stated that the retrain- ing was necessary to update Reach volunteers about new or revised materials and procedures, which resulted from a two-year national re-evaluation and revi =- sion of the program. Among other topics, the re- training included information on active listening, breast reconstruc- tion, hand and arm care after surgery, exercises for the patient, and other resources available for the breast cancer patient. The pro- gram in Delaware will be expand- ing to include support for the patient's partner and support for the patient who has had a recur- rence of her cancer. Reach volun- teers also assist male breast cancer patients. For more information call the American Cancer Society Sussex office at 856-3533. For CER ANSWERS Beebe Medical Center/Emory CANCERWISE 1-800-313-8728 Are you tired of dealing with your glasses or contacts? Do you want to dramatically improve your uncorrected eyesight and be much less dependent on glasses or contacts? Now through amazing advances in mQdern technology, a twenty minute outpatient procedure can correct your uncorrected vision to 20140 or better in many cases. This is not a dream. It is true. Radial Keratotomy (RK), is a procedure designed to reduce nearsightedness and astigma- tism. Most patients return to work in two or three days. In this country alone, several hundred thousand 'people have enjoyed the bene- fits of RK. Our Doctors have been expert- ly trained in this exciting new technique, and many of our pa- tients are already enjoying de- creased dependency on glass- es and contact lens. Please join us at one of our FREE SEMI- NARS to learn more,and find  out if you are a candidate for this procedure. CALL for the next available date and time. Lewes 302-645-2300 Millsboro 302-934-4400 ROBINSON & COOK {rEYE SURGICAL ASSOCIATES Q Household Hazardous Waste Collection For Delaware Residents Dispose of your hazardous substances safely and properly at the following DSWA Facilities. NEW CASTLE COUNTY First Saturday of each month Delaware Reclamation Plant 1101 Lambsons Lane, New Castle Off of Rt. 9 North Second Saturday of each month Pine Tree Corners Transfer Station Rd. 25, Townsend Approx. 1/2 mile off Rt. 13 KENT COUNTY Third Saturday of each month Cheswold Collection Station Rd. 153, Cheswold SUSSEX COUNTY Fourth Saturday of each month Southern Solid Waste Mgmt. Center Rt. 20, Jones Crossroads Hours for all collection facilities are 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information, contact the Delaware Solid Waste Authority Citizens' Response Line 1-8oo-4o4-7o8o Another DELAWARE SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY Program.