Monongahela Valley Hospital Offers Free Breast Cancer Education Program/Luncheon


(September 26, 2017 - Carroll Township, Pa.)

Monongahela Valley Hospital and the Charles L. and Rose Sweeney Melenyzer Pavilion Regional Cancer Center will present a free Breast Cancer Education and Screening Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 12:30 p.m. in the hospital's Anthony M. Lombardi Education Conference Center.

The free event will feature a light lunch, guest speakers, information regarding early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer optional breast examinations and vendor displays.

Breast Surgeon, Natalie Furgiuele, M.D., F.A.C.S., will present an informative program on the benefits of early diagnosis along with the therapies offered to treat breast cancer.

Following the optional physical breast exams by members of the hospital's medical staff, a mammogram will be scheduled for any woman who has an abnormal finding during the screening. Routine yearly mammograms may also be scheduled for women who have a family history of breast cancer, who fall into a high-risk category and who have never had a baseline mammogram or who meet the recommended age guidelines.

Advance registration is required by calling MVH's registration hotline at 724-258-1333.

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