Easton Hospital Offers Special Programs for Month of October in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness

 

EASTON, PA (October 10, 2018) – In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Easton Hospital offers programs designed for convenient access to specialized services.

Easton Hospital launches Walk-In Wednesday’s, a program designed for the month of October to offer convenient access to the leading 3D technology in breast imaging services for mammogram screenings.

“It is our passion to serve as ambassadors for all women to take routine, preventative measures toward their breast health.” said Mary Ann Cali, RN, MSN, AOCN, Director of Oncology Services at Easton Hospital.

Walk-In Wednesday’s will be available at Easton Hospital’s Forks Health and Wellness Center located at 1800 Sullivan Trail in Easton, from 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., every Wednesday for the month of October. No prescription is needed.

“As a leader in cancer care, it is our mission to provide convenient access to high-quality services and encourage women to take initiative of their health,” said Chulso Moon, MD, Hematologist-Oncologist at Easton Hospital.

Easton Hospital is also offering free, 15-minute screenings for breast cancer rehabilitation and lymphedema therapy during the month of October.

The screening will provide education of lymphedema therapy by a certified lymphedema therapist. The screening will also demonstrate decongestive therapy for treatment of lymphedema, the importance of compression therapy, specific exercises for cancer and lymphedema therapy, as well as home management and preventative measures.

Lymphedema screenings will be appointment-only and will be available at Easton Rehabilitation located at 3143 William Penn Highway in Easton. To schedule a screening, call 610-250-4232. 

About Easton Hospital

Easton Hospital is now a part of Steward Health care, a fully integrated, national health care service organization. Steward’s service delivery model leverages technology, innovation and care coordination to keep patients healthier. Steward Easton Hospital is a 196-bed acute care teaching hospital serving more than 300,000 residents in Northampton County and five surrounding counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The hospital offers an active Emergency Department which sees more than 33,696 annual visits; a cardiac care program recognized as an accredited Chest pain Center and one of over 50 designated Heart attack Receiving Centers in the country; a Center for Orthopedics, Joint and Spine care; a certified Primary Stroke Center; and the Easton Regional Cancer Center, a member of the Jefferson Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network. In addition, the hospital maintains two freestanding, fully accredited residency training programs with Drexel University. To learn more visit www.easton-hospital.org

Information provided to TVL by:
Brendon Abbazio
Marketing Manager
Easton Hospital, A Steward Family Hospital
250 S 21st St, Easton, PA 18042