Coliseum Health System October 01, 2015

Coliseum Health System will “Stand Up to Breast Cancer” throughout the month of October as we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Coliseum Cancer Institute will offer several special events designed to bring awareness to the importance breast cancer prevention and early detection, honor breast cancer survivors, and remember those whose lives ended too soon because of the disease. The public is invited to join us at the following events:

Breast Health/Breast Cancer Education

Every Wednesday | 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Coliseum Medical Centers, Building C, Cancer Center
FREE, Drop in for FREE breast cancer risk assessments, breast education, and genetic information.

Saturday Mammograms

Every Saturday
Coliseum Medical Centers, Bldg C, Women’s Center
Coliseum Northside Hospital
Mammograms available by appointment and based on availability. Call (877) 357-0161 to schedule.

Survivor’s Yoga

Every Wednesday | 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Coliseum Medical Centers, Building C, Cancer Center
FREE, Presented by Cancer Support Community Atlanta (Georgia Cancer Specialists)

Bosom Buddies Survivor Celebration

Wednesday, October 7 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Coliseum Medical Centers, Building C, Cancer Center
FREE
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Late Night Mammography

Tuesday, October 13 | Open until 7:00pm
Coliseum Medical Centers, Bldg C, Women’s Center

Friday, October 16 | Open until 7:00pm
Coliseum Northside Hospital, 400 Charter Blvd
Call (877) 357-0161 to schedule mammogram.

Breast Health Lunch & Learn

Featuring Dr. Keith Martin

Tuesday, October 20 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Coliseum Medical Centers, Building C, Cancer Center
FREE, Learn about the latest developments in breast health. Lunch will be served. Call (478) 746-4646 for reservations.

American Cancer Society’s Look Good, Feel Better

Monday, October 26 | 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Coliseum Medical Centers, Building C, Cancer Center
FREE, Reservations required (478) 765-4805.

Breast Cancer: Can You Prevent it?

Featuring Dr. Robert Pendergrast

Wednesday, October 28 | 6:30pm
Museum of Arts & Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Rd, Macon
$10 fee includes book. Join us to hear Dr. Robert Pendergrast, physician and author of the book, Breast Cancer: Reduce Your Risk with Foods You Love. Every person who attends will receive a copy of the book. Reservations required. Call (478) 746-4646.

Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon

Friday, October 30 | 11:30am
Bibb County Health Department, 171 Emery Hwy, Macon
FREE, Lunch provided for first 50 registrants. Speakers include Kim Lewis RN, OCN, CBCN (Coliseum Cancer Institute) and Sandra Stone (Cancer Wellfit Coordinator & Laughter Yoga Instructor). Registration required. Call (478) 749-0113 for more information.

During the month of October, Coliseum Health System will also offer “Peace of Mind for $49.” Bilateral screening digital mammograms will be offered at Coliseum Medical Centers and Coliseum Northside Hospital for a cash price of $49. No physician referral is needed. This does not include the radiologist’s fees. To make an appointment, call (877) 357-0161.