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Stand up to breast cancer: attend a breast cancer awareness event, screening, walk or seminar. Join the crusade and visit http://goo.gl/2H4e2b for a complete list of breast cancer events in October. Thanks to RWJBarnabas Health for curating this list of events.


Breast Health for Life – The Pink Crusade
October 1 – 31;
The Mall at Short Hills Grand Court, 1200 Morris TPK, Short Hills
Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center and The Mall at Short Hills are on a crusade, The Pink Crusade. View the striking exhibit showcasing survivor stories and important information that every woman should know about early detection for Breast Cancer. Visit our more than 60 partner stores to receive valuable health tips throughout the month of October. Stop by Guest Services for your complimentary gift and be entered into a drawing to win a $250 Mall at Short Hills Gift Card. Most important, don’t forget to get your mammogram and remind your friends to do the same!
For more information or a list of partner stores, visit The Pink Crusade.


Taking Aim at Breast Cancer: One Step at a Time
October 5; 6:30 p.m.
Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation
44 Park Avenue, Nutley
Join the Medical Director of the Women’s Health Center at Clara Maass Medical Center, and a panel of physicians, to discuss the most up-to-date information on symptoms, screenings and treatments. Free blood pressure and glucose screenings. Dinner will be served. Registration required. Call 1.888.724.7123.


Breast Cancer Screening, Reconstruction Awareness and Education Program
October 8; 1 to 5 p.m.
Monmouth Medical Center Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center, Southern Campus
Complimentary clinical breast exams and screening mammograms with same-day reads. Monmouth Medical Center’s Chair of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery will share information on reconstruction following breast cancer surgery and a board certified Genetic Counselor will provide an explanation of high-risk cancer assessment.
Program is limited to 50 attendees.
Appointments required. Call 732.923.7700 and select option 1.


The Emotional Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis
October 13, 2 p.m.
Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center
1691 US Hwy 9, Toms River
Registration required. Call 1.800.300.0628 to register.


Fashion for the Pink Crusade
October 21; 6 p.m.
Park Savoy, 236 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park
The evening is presented by Bloomingdales at The Mall at Short Hills to benefit the Barnabas Health Breast Center at Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center.
For sponsorship information and ticket prices visit barnabashealth.org/fashionforpinkcrusade or call 973.322.4321.


Breast Cancer Screening
October 24; 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Newark Beth Medical Center, 201 Lyons Avenue, Newark
A health expert will provide instructions on breast health and breast self-examinations. Physicians will be performing clinical breast examinations, as well as providing each woman who qualifies with a voucher to receive a screening mammogram on a different day.
Space is limited. Registration required. Call 973.926.7976 (English) or 973.926.7547 (Spanish).


Breast Cancer Awareness Lecture
October 24; 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Presented by the Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center.
Join us for this informative lecture to learn about the importance of
mammograms, screening guidelines for early detection and other recommendations for breast cancer awareness. Co sponsored by the Monmouth County Park System at Thompson Park Visitor Center, Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. $18 per person. Registration required. Call 732.842.4000, ext. 1.


Breast Health Symposium
October 27; 4:30 to 6 p.m.: Health Fair;
5:30 p.m.: Registration and Dinner
6 p.m.: Program
Community Medical Center, Auditorium, 99 Highway 37 West, Toms River
Join Community Medical Center for a evening dedicated to women and staying healthy with a Community Medical Center Board-certified radiologist, fellowship trained breast surgeon, and dietitian. Dinner provided. Prizes. Registration required. Call 1.888.724.7123.

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