Dawn Hills, M.D., Recognized As ‘Top Doc’ In Breast Cancer Surgery

November 16, 2009

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ — Dawn Hills, M.D., F.A.C.S., was recently recognized by Pasadena Magazine as “Top Doc” in the category of Surgical Breast Oncology. A distinguished expert in cancer, Dr. Hills joined the South Pasadena Cancer Center in 2008 as the Director of Surgical Breast Oncology. Under her direction, the program offers the latest advances in the surgical management of breast cancer patients, including less invasive breast conserving techniques.

“We are delighted to see that Dr. Hills has been recognized for her tremendous work in oncology,” said Vincent Jensen, Chief Operating Officer. “Not only does Dr. Hills have excellent skills as a surgeon, but she is among the most likeable of physicians a patient can find,” he added.

In addition to Dr. Hills, the South Pasadena Cancer Center has established a multi-disciplinary team of physicians to care for patients affected by breast cancer. The Cancer Center is among few in the region to provide patients with an option to receive their entire care from an all-female team of doctors in medical oncology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology and plastic & reconstructive surgery.

“We understand that women with breast cancer have needs that are specific to this disease,” said Dr. Hills. “Our goal is not only to treat the cancer, but also to tailor our care around the needs of each patient.”

About California Cancer Specialists Medical Group

Based in Monrovia, Calif., California Cancer Specialists Medical Group is an academic physician practice that provides a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services primarily related to the treatment and prevention of various types of cancer. Comprised of more than 180 nationally recognized physicians experts, California Cancer Specialists physicians are world renowned for innovations in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer and other life-threatening diseases. California Cancer Specialists owns and operates the South Pasadena Cancer Center, a 22,000 sq. foot comprehensive center which serves Los Angeles County residents. Physicians of California Cancer Specialists Medical Group also provide services to a number of local hospitals including Huntington Memorial Hospital and City of Hope in Duarte, California. For information about the California Cancer Specialists, please visit http://www.ccsmg.com. For information about the South Pasadena Cancer Center or Dr. Dawn Hills, please contact (626) 396-2900.

SOURCE California Cancer Specialists Medical Group

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