Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Gilda’s Club

Every October, Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey recognizes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with lectures by breast health experts from local hospitals and a National Mammography Day event.

Please join us on Friday, October 19th from 11a.m. – 2p.m. for our National Mammography Day event – a day to learn about the importance of Mammograms and early detection. There will be a Breast Cancer Resource Fair featuring the latest information about breast cancer treatment, services, and organizations. Dr. Michael Wesson, a Radiation Oncologist and Dr. Lauren Levy a Radiologist both from Valley Hospital will speak on the latest treatments and diagnostic tools. A lymphedema specialist will also present information for those with breast cancer. A free luncheon donated by Hackensack Radiology Group/ New Century Imaging will be served. A beautiful, one-of-a-kind Breast Cancer Quilt, created by several Gilda’s Club members, will be raffled off. Tickets are $10 and are available at the clubhouse until 1:00p.m on October 19.

Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey is a cancer support community serving Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Union, Morris, Essex and Somerset Counties for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer – men, women and children, their family and friends – at any stage of the cancer experience. As part of an international network of affiliate clubhouses anchored by Gilda’s Club Worldwide, Gilda’s Club Northern New Jersey offers a comprehensive program of free lectures, workshops, social activities, and support and networking groups as an essential part of medical care. For information call (201) 457-1670 or visit www.gildasclubnnj.org.

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