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Lourdes PA Now Certified in Cancer Risk Assessment
By WestKyStar & Lourdes-Mercy Medical Staff
PADUCAH - Celia Parrott, physician assistant at Mercy General Surgery, has completed an intensive course in cancer risk assessment from the City of Hope’s Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics. Parrott is the first and only provider in the state of Kentucky to earn this certification. 

“We are pleased to be able to offer our community a higher level of care regarding genetic cancers of all types,” says Celia Parrott, PA-C, Mercy General Surgery. “Early detection and knowing the risks are key to managing, treating and providing the most effective cancer treatment plan. Our new cancer risk program can help identify and care for individuals who have an increased risk of cancer due to family history, medical and genetic factors or lifestyle influences.”

Parrott has worked with Mercy General Surgery since 2007. She received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Bethel College.  

For more information, call 270-538-5867.

Published 06:48 AM, Wednesday Jul. 11, 2018
Updated 07:07 AM, Wednesday Jul. 11, 2018

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