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    October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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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August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month

August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month. Hair loss is often a common side effect of cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, radiation, and stem cell transplants because in targeting the cancer cells, hair cells can sometimes be caught in the crossfire. Multiple areas of the body can be affected by the treatments causing hair loss. […]

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Eat a Balanced and Healthy Diet

Eating a balanced and healthy diet and staying hydrated have so many benefits for the human body. Engaging in these behaviors can prevent many chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Basic tips include eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, less fat, less sugar, and less salt. Be sure to eat a balanced […]

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Stay on Top of Your Health

As we are right in the middle of summer, it is important to keep up our exercise regimens. Regular physical activity has many benefits for the body including weight control, better sleep, more energy, and aid in preventing chronic diseases such as cancer. Stay on top of your health BEFORE problems arise by exercising. Below […]

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July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month which is aimed at bringing awareness to some of the individual struggles that racial and ethnic minorities can face in terms of mental health. It is important to support the emotional and mental well-being for all, especially when faced with breast cancer or other cancers. Support your […]

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