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LHSC to announce Canadian surgical first

MEDIA Advisory

For Immediate Release:

Thursday, February 10, 2011


(LONDON, Ontario) – London Health Sciences Centre will be announcing a recently performed Canadian first surgery to treat throat cancer.

Date:    Monday, February 14, 2011
Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital
Cerner Multimedia Theatre
800 Commissioners Road East, London, ON
Please park in Lot #1 and enter through the Zone D glass walkway entrance


The physicians involved will explain the surgery they performed and will be available for one-on-one interviews.


A short video of the surgery will be available.


The patient will also be available for interviews.


For media inquiries contact:                                                                                      

Stephan Beckhoff

Corporate Communications and Public Relations

London Health Sciences Centre

519-685-8500, ext. 74772




After-hours assistance:

Call LHSC Switchboard at 519-685-8500 and ask to page the communications consultant on-call.