The Hope Center for Cancer Care Honored by the American Cancer Society for Its Consistent Delivery of Exemplary Cancer Care

March 25, 2015

Oncology practice recognized at Annual Cattle Baron’s Ball

Youngstown, Ohio (March 25, 2015)The Hope Center for Cancer Care, a practice in The US Oncology Network, is being honored by the American Cancer Society for its continuous commitment to providing patients world-class cancer care. The practice’s four physicians, Drs. Chris Knight, Amy Awaida, Lori Hemrock, and Eugene Tareshawty, will be recognized during the 9th Annual American Cancer Society Cattle Baron’s Ball on March 28 at Antone’s Banquet Centre.

“This award is a tremendous tribute to the care our physicians and staff provide every day,” said Amy Awaida, M.D., president and medical oncologist, The Hope Center for Cancer Care. “Providing our patients the best care experience is the focal point of each day for us at The Hope Center. Receiving recognition for this quality care tells us we’re doing it right; and that feels good to us as well as to our patients.”

The Cattle Baron’s Ball is a unique fundraising event for the American Cancer Society of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. The Ball is attended by local residents, dignitaries, philanthropists, care providers and their staff to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives by helping people stay well, get well, find a cure and fight back against cancer. American Cancer Society volunteers and staff also use the Ball as an opportunity to honor those who provide exemplary cancer care to patients.

“We are honored to recognize The Hope Center for Cancer Care,” said Jamie Heinl, Distinguished Events Development manager, American Cancer Society. “Their physicians, nurses and staff are extraordinary. A strong part of our mission is to measurably improve the quality of life for all cancer survivors, whether deep in their battle or a 10-year survivor. We believe The Hope Center for Cancer Care provides this value and helps us in achieving this mission.”

The Hope Center for Cancer Care has physicians in two convenient locations, Youngstown and Warren, who specialize in all types of cancers, most notably Bladder, Breast, Colon, Uterine, Lung, Prostate, Skin and Leukemia. The practice’s four highly-skilled and experienced physicians are part of The US Oncology Network, a nationwide network of 1,000 oncology physicians who work together to improve the quality of treatments and the overall patient experience.

About The Hope Center for Cancer Care

At The Hope Center for Cancer Care, our physicians are focused exclusively on fighting cancer and blood disorders, and are committed to providing the most advanced and complete care available. We offer the latest technologies and treatments including leading-edge diagnostic imaging and sophisticated infusional chemotherapies. Most importantly, we understand the challenges patients face during this uncertain time. Our friendly and compassionate specialists are dedicated to delivering personalized care in a supportive environment. We offer a complete range of advanced diagnostic and treatment services, as well as support services designed to provide comprehensive care for patients and their families.

The Hope Center for Cancer Care is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based cancer care. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, The Hope Center for Cancer Care is united with 1,000 physicians nationwide. For more information, visit

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