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  1. A Night With The Bridge – Unmasking Breast Cancer

    October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
One in 8 Women will get Breast Cancer
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Understanding Your Cancer Diagnosis

September is National Disease Literacy Month which highlights improving an individual’s understandings of a diagnosis, and tools for decision making. Many people, especially younger audiences are not aware of all the diseases out there, especially chronic diseases. Being aware of signs and symptoms to detect cancer early is important. When an individual is diagnosed with […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Sept 15th-Oct 15th

September 15th through October 15th is what is known as Hispanic Heritage Month. During the month we honor and celebrate the contributions and heritage of the Hispanic Community. This celebration began back in 1968 when it was declared a national week. Later in 1988, it was suggested Hispanic Heritage Week be changed into Hispanic Heritage […]

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Better Breakfast: Better Health

September is National Better Breakfast month. Breakfast has been coined as the most important meal of the day. Eating a good breakfast has been linked to lower levels of bad cholesterol, better memory, and concentration. Additionally, a better breakfast contributes to reduced risk of diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. These chronic diseases could impact your […]

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Tumors: Real Life Comparisons

Make sure you schedule your screening mammogram today. Below are tumor sizes as compared to real life objects. Mammograms can detect tumors the size of a pea before they are able to be felt during a physical breast exam. Tumors are usually the size of a walnut when an individual can feel them physically. Screenings […]

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Back to School: Schedule Your Screening Mammogram

August is back to school month. Before you get busy this fall, make sure to schedule your screening mammogram. Breast cancer incidence increases as an individual gets older. Women aged 45 and older should get mammograms every year. It is easy to forget and put it off when getting into the swing of school, but […]

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Hair Loss – a Common Side Effect

August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month. Hair loss is a common side effect of cancer treatments and certain medications. The Bridge Breast Network provides survivorship services including free wigs for women undergoing cancer treatment.  Contact The Bridge to be scheduled for a wig fitting. Wigs can cost anywhere from $50-$5,000 depending on the materials. […]

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