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CMH to host free breast health workshops

SoVaNow.com / July 25, 2012
Breast cancer is the leading cancer among American women and second only to lung cancer in cancer deaths. More than two million women living in the U.S. have been diagnosed and treated for breast cancer. To educate women on important breast cancer topics Community Memorial Healthcenter (CMH) will be presenting free Breast Health Educational Workshops in July and August.

These workshops are open to women of all ages. Participants will learn about breast health education and breast cancer awareness, how to perform self breast exams, intervention and early detection, who is at risk, and how often to have a mammogram. Each participant will receive a free gift.

Join us at one of the following workshops to learn how you can reduce your chances of developing this deadly cancer:

July 25 6-7 p.m. at Burkeville Library, 114 Agnew St., Burkeville

July 31 10 a.m.-noon, R.T. Arnold Library, 110 E. Danville St., South Hill

August 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Clarksville Public Library, 914 Virginia Ave., Clarksville

August 1, Blackstone Public Library, 415 S. Main St., Blackstone

August 2, 9 a.m.-noon at Victoria Public Library, 1417 7th St., Victoria

August 2, 1-2:30 p.m. at Ripberger Library, 117 S. Broad St., Kenbridge

August 7, 10 a.m.-noon at Butler Memorial Library, N. Marshall St., Chase City

August 7, 1-2:30 p.m. at Southside Regional Library, Jones St., Boydton

August 9th, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon at Warren County Memorial Library, 117 S. Main St, Warrenton, NC

August 14th, 9:00 a.m.-12 Noon at Littleton Public Library, 127 West S. Main St., Littleton, NC

August 15th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Crewe Public Library, Tyler and Maryland St., Crewe

These workshops are funded through a grant from Susan G. Komen for the Cure Richmond Affiliate. For more information on any of these programs call CMH Health and Wellness at 434-447-3151 Extension 3901.



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