CKHS-Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Free Events in area hospitals, Healthplex®, outpatient facilities and Sports Club - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Published on September 13, 2013

Crozer-Keystone Marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month With a Variety of Free Events Throughout October 

Crozer- Keystone Health System has planned a range of activities in October to raise awareness and provide education about breast cancer and how it can be prevented and treated.

Here is a listing of the events taking place throughout the month: 

Throughout October, a breast cancer awareness basket will be displayed in the cancer centers at Delaware County Memorial Hospital and Crozer-Chester Medical Center and in the main lobbies at Springfield Hospital and Taylor Hospital. The basket will be raffled off on Oct. 31.  

Oct. 1: Think Pink Day and Informational Tables

All Crozer-Keystone employees are encouraged to wear pink. Informational tables about breast health and cancer prevention will be available in public areas at Crozer-Keystone hospitals from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Stop by for Information and a free soft pretzel.

Oct. 2: Lunch and Learn Educational Program, “What Is a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence?” Learn about clinical breast exams and screenings and the role genetics plays in screening recommendations in the Northeast Conference Room #2 at Crozer-Chester Medical Center from noon to 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Speakers: Colette Hyatt, M.S., genetic counselor; and mammography technician.

Oct. 8: Educational Program, “Breast Health” Get the facts about breast health at the Rachel Kohl Library, 687 SmithBridge Rd., Glen Mills at 7 p.m. Speaker: Mary Rooney, R.N., B.S.N., OCN, CBCN, nurse navigator.

Oct. 15: Lunch and Learn Educational Program, “What Is a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence?” Learn about clinical breast exams and screenings and the role genetics plays in screening recommendations from noon to 1 p.m. in the lower level conference room at Springfield Hospital. Lunch will be provided. Speakers: Colette Hyatt, M.S., genetic counselor; and a Crozer- Keystone mammography technician.

Oct. 17: Educational Program, “Breast Health: Screenings, Navigation and Genetics” This comprehensive educational program will take place in Café Carl at Springfield Hospital. Registration and dinner begin at 5:30 p.m. Educational program runs from 6 to 8 p.m. A light dinner will be provided. Speakers: Thomas Matulewski, M.D., medical director of the Center for Breast Health and DCMH; Colette Hyatt, M.S., a genetic counselor; and a Crozer-Keystone mammography technician.

Oct. 21: Lunch and Learn Educational Program
“What Is a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence?” Learn about clinical breast exams and screening recommendations from noon to 1 p.m. in Room A at Delaware County Memorial Hospital. Lunch will be provided. Speakers: Colette Hyatt, M.S., genetic counselor; and a Crozer-Keystone mammography technician.

Oct. 23: Educational Program, “Breast Health: The Role Genetics Plays on Screening Recommendations" Part of the "Dining at the Lake" series, this program will take place at the Crozer-Keystone Regional Cancer Center at Brinton Lake, 500 Evergreen Drive, Glen Mills, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. A light dinner will be provided. Speaker: Colette Hyatt, M.S., genetic counselor.  

Oct. 28: Educational Program, Breast Health” Get the facts about breast health at the Marple Township Library, 2599 Sproul Road, Broomall, at 7 p.m. Speaker: A Crozer-Keystone clinician.

Oct 29: Lunch and Learn Educational Program,
“What Is a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence?” Learn about clinical breast exams and screenings and the part genetics plays on screening recommendations from noon to 1 p.m. in meeting room A/B at Taylor Hospital. Lunch will be provided. Speakers: Colette Hyatt, M.S., genetic counselor; and a Crozer-Keystone mammography technician.

In addition to these events, Crozer-Keystone will partner with outside organizations to provide breast cancer information and activities throughout the month.

All programs are open the community. Pre-registration is necessary. For more information or to register for these events, contact Healthline services at (610) 284-8158.

Crozer-Keystone Health System is the largest employer and healthcare provider in Delaware County. They system comprises five hospitals as well as a network of primary- care and specialty practices; the Healthplex® Sports Club; and several outpatient facilities. Call 1-800-CK-HEALTH or visit www.crozerkeystone.org for more information. For more information about Crozer-Keystone Cancer Services, visit http://ckcancer.crozerkeystone.org.

Contact Us

Crozer-Keystone Health System

Grant Gegwich, Vice President

Phone: 610-447-6316
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-604-1728

Crozer-Chester Medical Center
Kate Stier, Director

Phone: 610-447-6314
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-541-3130

Community Hospital
Kate Stier,  Director

Phone: 610-447-6314
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-541-3130

Springfield Hospital
Kate Stier,  Director

Phone: 610-447-6314
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-541-3130

Healthplex Sports Club
Kate Stier, Director

Phone: 610-447-6314
Fax: 610-447-2015
Pager: 610-541-3130

Delaware County Memorial Hospital

Mary Wascavage
Director of Public Relations and Marketing

Phone: 610-284-8619
Fax: 610-284-8606
Pager: 610-318-0861

Taylor Hospital

Mary Wascavage, Director

Phone: 610-284-8619
Fax: 610-284-8606
Pager: 610-318-0861