Congratulations to Dr. Steven Patterson of Lakeland Surgical Clinic, PLLC in Jackson, Mississippi, on attaining accreditation as a Master Surgeon in Robotic Surgery. Dr. Patterson is a Jackson-area native, having been raised in nearby Clinton, Mississippi, where his father was a family practice physician. He attended and did his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, and is a Diplomate of The American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.
World Cancer Day is observed each year on the fourth of February. Created in 2000 and led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC),