St. John’s Regional Medical Center
OXNARD, CA – November 2, 2017 – St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a Dignity Health Central Coast hospital, is pleased to welcome singer and songwriter Charlie Lustman to perform at the St. John’s Regional Cancer Center for patients, staff, and community members. Lustman, a jaw bone cancer survivor and inspirational musician, will kick-off his Musical HOPE Campaign Tour at SJRMC and will then travel to additional Dignity Health Central Coast cancer centers throughout the week.
Approximately 40% of all individuals will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. St. John Regional’s comprehensive cancer center offers a unique multidisciplinary approach to cancer care. The comprehensive, integrative center offers tumor board, nurse navigator, care services, and resources for cancer patients and their families. The Musical HOPE Campaign aligns with the mission of the facility to treat the patient as whole: mind, body, and spirit. For additional information about the Musical HOPE Tour, please click here.
Charlie Lustman’s Musical HOPE Campaign Tour includes a reception and performance for current cancer patients, past cancer patients, volunteers, employees, and community members. Complimentary massages, nutritional counseling, and light refreshments will also be included in the event. The date is Monday, November 6 from noon until 2:00 pm. The performance will be held at St. John’s Regional Medical Cancer Center located at 1600 North Rose Avenue in Oxnard.
About Dignity Health – St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard is a recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence (2012-2015) and is rated among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care for five consecutive years. St. John’s Regional Medical Center’s cardiac program offers effective treatment for heart disease as a STEMI Receiving Center, world-class clinical research trials, a certified primary stroke center, and recently became the first hospital in California to offer the world’s smallest leadless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia – slow heart rate. In addition, St. John’s was the first and only hospital in Ventura County to perform cryoablation, an innovative procedure to treat atrial fibrilation – a common heart rhythm disorder. St. John’s Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and offers a lung cancer program recognized as the only Center of Excellence in Ventura County. The 16-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. John’s provides family centered care for newborns requiring highly specialized attention. Learn more about other classes, events and support groups by clicking here.