Beaumont hosts 8th annual breast health fairs in October

Beaumont Health System will host three community health fairs to observe National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Attendees of the eighth annual Beaumont Breast Health Fairs can learn about breast cancer prevention, treatment, support, research trials and survivorship programs.

The fairs will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, suite 100 hallway on
Oct. 1; Beaumont Hospital, Troy, second floor atrium on
Oct. 8; and at the Breast Care Center at Beaumont Medical Center, West Bloomfield on Oct. 15. There is no charge to attend.

The health fairs will feature information on Beaumont's:

  • Comprehensive Breast Care Centers
  • Sharing and Caring Program
  • Cancer Genetics Program
  • Integrative Medicine Program
  • Ministrelli Women's Heart Center
  • Silver Linings
  • Clinical Trials
  • Home Medical Equipment
  • Cancer Survivorship Exercise and Wellness Program
  • One-to-One, Ovarian Cancer Support
  • Weight Control Center
  • Women's Urology Center

"This is a great opportunity for women in the community to learn about the many services available through Beaumont Health System. In addition to promoting breast cancer awareness, prevention and survivorship, many other departments related to women's health will be participating," says Lorelei DiGuglielmo, program supervisor, Sharing and Caring, a breast cancer support network at Beaumont Health System.

For more information, call Sharing and Caring at 248-551-8585.

About Beaumont's Cancer Program
Beaumont's comprehensive cancer program combines the expertise of surgical, medical and radiation oncologists to offer cancer prevention counseling, diagnosis and treatment in hospital and community-based settings. The Beaumont Cancer Institute is one of only 49 Community Clinical Oncology Programs in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute to provide patients with access to leading-edge cancer clinical research trials. Beaumont is designated as a Blue Cross Center of Distinction for the Treatment of Rare and Complex Cancers. Beaumont, Royal Oak and Troy are recognized by U.S. News and World Report as "high performing" hospitals for cancer care. Find out more at http://cancer.beaumont.edu/.

About Sharing and Caring
Sharing and Caring is committed to helping breast cancer survivors throughout their recovery. It offers education and support for breast cancer patients and their families at the time of diagnosis, during treatment and beyond. For more information, visit http://cancer.beaumont.edu/sharingandcaring or like the "Sharing and Caring at Beaumont" page on Facebook.

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