ELIZABETHTOWN - Cecile Lawlor, a nurse practitioner and oncology certified nurse, has joined has joined Elizabethtown Community Hospital.
Lawlor brings experience in hematology and oncology services along with particular expertise in chemotherapy treatment to the position.
Lawlor is responsible for the planning and development of the hospital's newly-implemented chemotherapy program, with support from hospital staff and under the guidance of Dr. Jan Duus. She will also be responsible for administering chemotherapy treatments and seeing patients for follow-up visits.
"I feel privileged to be given this opportunity; to get this important program up-and-running and to help patients with their treatment," she said. "This hospital is very progressive and very forward-thinking. A heavy burden will be lifted when patients learn that they don't have to travel far for treatment - it will be an incredible relief to them and to their families."