Breast Cancer



BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

'Every Woman Counts' Educational Series

Attend one (or all) of these informative programs designed to help you make informed decisions about prevention, breast health and treatment options.

Wednesday, October 10 | 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy
Centennial Hall A & B
Register here

Tuesday, October 16 | 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
HOPE Tower at Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Register here

Thursday, October 25 | 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Ocean Medical Center
Community Room
Register here

Call 1-800-560-9990 for more information and to register.

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