May 2011

Deming Receives Lane W. Adams Award from American Cancer Society


Des Moines, IA

Richard Deming, MD, medical director of the Mercy Cancer Center, Des Moines, IA, received a 2011 American Cancer Society Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award, a national prize for cancer caregiving. The award recognizes individuals who have made a difference through innovation, leadership and consistent excellence in providing compassionate, skilled care and counsel to persons living with cancer and their families. The award was presented May 12 in Atlanta, GA. Deming, a leading volunteer for the American Cancer Society, is currently chair of the Iowa Advisory Council, a member of the American Cancer Society Midwest Division Board of Directors, and an active member of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.