Long Beach Breast Cancer Awareness
Community members, cancer patients, survivors and Long Beach Memorialphysicians and care team create a giant gynecologic and breast cancer awareness ribbon.
Dozens of community members, cancer patients, survivors and Long Beach Memorial physicians and care teams, participated in the “Hope Lives Here” ceremony commemorating gynecologic and breast cancer awareness months.
Cancer not only affects the body, it affects the mind and spirit. Over the past 14 years, Team Spirit Long Beach has raised more than $2.2 million for cancer support programs at the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial.
Several Long Beach Memorial physicians and staff, dressed in purple and pink, create a giant awareness ribbon during the “Hope Lives Here” ceremony, commemorating gynecologic and breast cancer awareness months.
Dozens of people wearing pink, for breast cancer awareness, and purple, for gynecologic cancer awareness, gathered outside of Long Beach Memorial on Oct.
For the second year in a row, Simmzy’s on 2nd St. in Belmont Shore is teaming up with the MemorialCare Breast Center at Long Beach Memorial to create awareness and support a good cause. 10 Days for Tata’s is a 10-day-long event that gives restaurant customers the ability to order select menu items in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a cause Coleen Liebzeit knew Simmzy’s could get behind.
For just a few more days this week Simms Restaurants, which includes the new gastro pub Simmzy’s in Belmont Shore, will be donating a portion of the sales from some of their specialty and most popular menu items to support cancer research, education and support groups.
The Pike at Rainbow Harbor and the Breast Center at the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial have teamed up for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For the month of October, valets at the Pike will be collecting donations to help expand breast cancer research and prevention programs at Long Beach Memorial.
Cancer doesn’t discriminate. Some women are genetically predisposed to the disease. Most women diagnosed with breast cancer have no risk factors other than being female. Many lead healthy lives and have no symptoms until a mammogram detects an abnormality.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the community of Long Beach is invited to participate in the following events dedicated to breast cancer awareness:
Sep. 29, 2012 – Khmer Health Fair @ St. Mary Health Enhancement Center – 9:00 a.m.