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— Mary Brookhart

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Breast Health Events

Education Class for Newly Diagnosed Patients

Led by Heather Pinkerton, RN, BSN, OCN, this class is tailored to newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Topics of discussion include managment of side effects from treatment, sexual issues, nutrition and exercise, etc. Attendance is free, but RSVP is required. Class held first Tuesday of each month, so please call Mary Brookhart at 404-778-2577 for more information and to register.

Extended & Weekend Screening Hours

Description: The Emory Breast Imaging Center is offering extended and weekend hours for women needing a screening mammogram.

Dates & Details:

  • Extended Hours: Monday, October 21, Tuesday, October 22 and Thursday, October 24; 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Breast Imaging Center on Clifton Road Campus
  • Saturday Hours: October 19; 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Emory University Hospital Midtown

Registration: To schedule an appointment, call 404-778-PINK (7465). Standard rates apply.

Blomeyer’s 3rd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Spin-a-thon

Description: Join us for the 3rd annual Blomeyer Breast Cancer Awareness Spin-a-Thon! Rent a bike for half an hour, an hour or longer! All proceeds go to Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. Pedal on for the cure!

Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Details: 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Blomeyer Health Fitness Center, 1525 Clifton Road, 5th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30322

Registration: Call 404-727-4600 or visit the front desk at Blomeyer to sign up for a bike rental time.  

2nd Annual Breastival™ Event (for Emory Employees)

Description: Free clinical breast exams, hands-on activities, giveaways and more.

Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Details: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in C5012

Registration: Must RSVP to attend the event. To register, call 404-778-7777.

Cancer Awareness and Education Event

Description: Winship at the Y, a partnership between Winship Cancer Institute and the YMCA of Metro Atlanta, will host a free awareness and education event providing information on breast, prostate and lung cancers.  A Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator and Oncology Nurse Practitioner will be present to answer questions, provide risk assesments and health tips for preventing cancer through nutrition and physical activity.

Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 

Details: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Location: Cowart Family Ashford Dunwoody YMCA, 3692 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30319

Registration: For questions, please contact Jennifer Rewkowski, 770-864-2756