U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), will speak at a women's public health forum on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Connecticut Health I-Team, Yale sponsor women’s health forum

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The Connecticut Health I-Team, a news health and safety website (and Hearst Connecticut Media partner) in collaboration with the Breast Center-Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, is sponsoring a women’s health forum on the latest inroads and challenges in breast cancer detection and treatment, led by a panel of experts in research, prevention and practice. […] [Read More]
Tournament co-chair Nancy Bento, NPBCC President’s Council; speaker Sawyer Nessel; and tournament co-chair Donna T. Craft, NPBCC Advisory Board.

Tennis tournament raises $16,000 for breast center

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The Sept. 9 Beth Davis Rose of Hope Tennis Tournament netted over $16,000 for the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center’s community outreach programs.  Over 60 women took part in the Tournament at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield.  Players came from Westport, Fairfield, Easton, Trumbull, Wilton, Stratford and Weston. People’s United Bank was the lead […] [Read More]
This "I Am Healed" necklace, created jewelry designer Mary Margrill, is being sold to raise money for the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center.

Necklace being sold to raise money for Bridgeport breast center

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In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month — which is October — jewelry designer Mary Margrill, a pioneer in the world of jewelry for more than 20 years, is donating the proceeds from the sale of her “I Am Healed” necklace to Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma Pfriem Breast Care Center for their programs for women […] [Read More]

Pink Pop Up party organized by breast center

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Bridgeport Hospital’s Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center is sponsoring a Pink Pop Up Park Thursday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 to benefit the center. Details of the party — including location — will be revealed on an upcoming invitation. For more information, call the breast center at 203-255-5300. [Read More]
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Tea to raise breast cancer awareness in Trumbull

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In observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Trumbull Library System and the Trumbull Monroe Health District are sponsoring an Afternoon Tea on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 2 to0 4 p.m., at the Trumbull Library (in the Community Room), 33 Quality St., Trumbull. Nicole Larizza, Master of Science in Human Nutrition, University of Bridgeport, […] [Read More]
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Breast cancer support group in Milford

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Meetings of the Milford Hospital Breast Cancer Support Group are held the first Wednesday of every month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Auditorium A at Milford Hospital, 300 Seaside Ave., Milford, CT. The meetings are free of charge and open to the general public. The next meeting will be on Wednesday, Sept. 3. For […] [Read More]
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‘Evenings of Wellness’ at Breast Cancer Center

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The Fairfield Chamber of Commerce and The Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center will host eight “Evenings of Wellness” starting on 6 p.m. Sept. 3, with its first presentation, on melanoma and skin cancer. This lecture will be led by Dr. Roselle Crombie who will discuss warning signs, risk factors and other facets of the […] [Read More]
From left:  Beth Davis Rose of Hope Tennis Tournament Co-chair Nancy Bento, NPBCC President’s Council; Armando Goncalves, Senior Vice President, Peoples United Bank, Corporate Event Sponsor; and tournament co-chair Donna T. Craft, NPBCC Advisory Board.

Tennis tournament will raise money for breast care center

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The Beth Davis Rose of Hope Tennis Tournament takes place at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield on Sept. 9, beginning at 9 a/m.  The event, a fundraiser for the Norma F. Pfriem Breast Care Center’s community outreach programs, draws participants from throughout southern Fairfield County.  The Breast Care Center has been helping women in the […] [Read More]

St. Vincent’s offers mobile mammography

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The SWIM Women’s Imaging Center will offer free and low-cost digital mammography screenings for women age 35 and older from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 at the Brazilian Day Festival, in the Seaside Park Band Shell in Bridgeport and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at Carriage Green, 77 Plains […] [Read More]

Griffin gets $64,000 from breast cancer organization

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Susan G. Komen Connecticut recently awarded Griffin Hospital in Derby a grant of more than $64,000 to continue providing breast cancer outreach and education to women in the Naugatuck Valley. This year, approximately 3,000 Connecticut women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. The Komen award will support the Valley Breast Wellness Initiative and the breast […] [Read More]
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