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Friday, October 1, 2010

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Although breast cancer is one of the most common cancers, early detection and better treatment options are allowing more women to survive breast cancer than ever before. Penn Medicine encourages women to have a mammogram annually beginning at age 40, practice monthly breast self-exams and know their family history.

For women diagnosed with breast cancer, Penn Medicine offers a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care from diagnosis through treatment and survivorship. The Penn radiologists, pathologists, surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists treating breast cancer all specialize in breast cancer care and provide the latest diagnostic and treatment options in a supportive and compassionate environment.
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Join Penn’s Heart Walk Team Today!

Join Penn Medicine in supporting the American Heart Association’s Start! Heart Walk on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 at Citizens Bank Park. Penn Medicine’s goal this year is to recruit the most walkers and raise $150,000 to aid in the fight against heart disease and stroke, the number one and number three leading causes of death in America, respectively. Participation in the Heart Walk to helps fund groundbreaking research on innovative therapies and better treatment options for cardiovascular disease and stroke. Date: Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 Time: 9 am -- Registration begins 9:30 am -- Opening ceremonies 10 am -- Official start of Start! Heart Walk Location: Citizens Bank Park 1 Citizens Bank Way Philadelphia, PA Register or Learn More

Penn Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Program Opens New Location

The Penn Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Program is proud to announce the opening a new outpatient suite located in the Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the suite is designed specifically for the care and comfort of bariatric patients. The suite contains special features designed to accommodate the special needs of bariatric surgery patients. Take a virtual tour to learn more about the new Penn Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Program location.

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