Coliseum Nurses and Staff Featured in Breast Cancer Awareness Stories

COL-6224 Breast Cancer Digital Ads_300x250Pink is everywhere! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and several of Coliseum’s staff, physicians, and breast cancer survivors have been featured in stories to kick the month off right in a continued campaign to build awareness.

On October 1, The Telegraph ran a story on the front page featuring several of Coliseum’s star staff and physicians – all who have been crucial players to the survivor’s story path to regaining her health.  You can read the story by clicking here.

Additionally, on October 1, the Coliseum Cancer Institute held a celebration for the Bosom Buddies breast cancer survivor group and honored each of the survivors with delicious a delicious lunch and give-aways.  Both News Central Georgia (FOX 24) and 41 NBC were able to share stories of some Bosom Buddy survivors.  To see one story from 41 NBC, click here.

The Coliseum  Cancer Institute is involved with many more breast cancer awareness events throughout the month, the events are listed below or can also be accessed from the CHS website’s homepage.

Wednesday, October 8
-Breast Cancer Education Drop In
Free breast cancer risk assessments, breast education, genetic info
Coliseum Cancer Center | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Survivor’s Yoga

Coliseum Cancer Center | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presented by: Cancer Support Community Atlanta

Monday, October 13
Wear Pink Day in Macon

Tuesday, October 14
Breast Health Awareness Seminar
with Guest Speakers Keith Martin, M.D. & Paul Syribeys, M.D.
Meet Kim & Danielle- Coliseum Oncology Nurse Navigators
Trinity United Methodist Church | 6:30 p.m.
129 S. Houston Rd, Warner Robins, GA
Registration Required | 478-953-1377
$5 donation appreciated

Late Night Mammograms
Coliseum Women’s Center | 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
330 Hospital Drive | Bldg. C | Suite 100
Macon, GA 31217 | 1-877-357-0161

Wednesday, October 15
Breast Cancer Education Drop In
Free breast cancer risk assessments, breast education, genetic info
Coliseum Cancer Center | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Survivor’s Yoga

Coliseum Cancer Center | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presented by: Cancer Support Community Atlanta

Saturday, October 18
Susan G. Komen Race
North Peach Park, Byron, GA | 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Free registration for Survivors | info @ komencentralga.org

Wednesday, October 22
Breast Cancer Education Drop In
Free breast cancer risk assessments, breast education, genetic info
Coliseum Cancer Center | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Survivor’s Yoga

Coliseum Cancer Center | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presented by: Cancer Support Community Atlanta

Monday, October 27
Look Good Feel Better
Coliseum Cancer Center | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Reservations required | 478-765-4805

Wednesday, October 29
Breast Cancer Education Drop In
Free breast cancer risk assessments, breast education, genetic info
Coliseum Cancer Center | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Survivor’s Yoga

Coliseum Cancer Center | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Presented by: Cancer Support Community Atlanta

Friday, October 31
Bibb County Health Department Lunch & Learn
Speakers: Kim Lewis, RN, OCN & Survivor Dr. Anya Silver
Registration Required – Lunch Provided
171 Emery Hwy, Macon, GA 31217 | 478-749-0113