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Pinktober is B101.5 Breast Cancer Awareness Month,

Powered by Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.


Breast cancer remains one of the most common malignancies of women. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that there will be more than 300,000 new cases diagnosed this year. There will be nearly 40,000 deaths due to breast cancer, making it the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women.  The lifetime risk of developing breast cancer is 1 in 8, while the chance of dying from breast cancer is 1 in 36. 

Today, there are nearly 3 million breast cancer survivors and early detection of breast cancer has resulted in improved survival rates. The ACS recommends frequent breast self-examinations, clinical breast exams by a health professional, and yearly routine mammograms. Patients considered at high risk for breast cancer, such as those with other family members with the disease, may benefit from more frequent exams or additional tests, such as MRI.

Breast cancer remains a significant health challenge. Patients are advised to seek a cancer center which offers a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer management. The new Spotsylvania Regional Cancer Center, in partnership with VCU Massey Cancer Center, provides such an opportunity. The facility is located adjacent to Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center at 4600 Spotsylvania Parkway behind Cosner Corner shopping area. For more information, contact 540-498-4804.


 

Mammos & Massages @ SRMC
Join SRMC every Monday and Tuesday in October for “Mammos and Massages” from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p .m. - a fun-filled time of munchies, massages and mammograms to be held at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center. And with our MammoPad© Breast Cushion, your mammogram discomfort is reduced significantly.  If you’re 40+ and haven’t had a mammogram in at least a year, please contact Kristin Thompson at 540-848-4510 or register online at tinyurl.com/Mammoandmassage.   Don’t hesitate. Because you only get one.

Pink Monday's
Pink Mondays are free, however space is limited. Call 888-685-1610 to register.

 

October 6   •   12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Brown Bag event at Geico
Registration required, click here for details...

October 13  •   5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center - Spotsy Cafe
Registration required, click here for details...

October 20   •   4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Spotsylvania County School Administrative Office
Registration required, click here for details...



Spotsylvania Regional Cancer Center
Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center’s new cancer center – Spotsylvania Regional Cancer Center – is now open and features state-of-the-art radiation oncology services jointly delivered by Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center. The Spotsylvania Regional Cancer Center, located in the Pogonia Medical Arts Building at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, encompasses 7,000 square feet and features a Varian TrueBeam high energy linear accelerator and 4-D General Electric Optima Simulator that offer innovative radiation treatments, including image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), high dose rate after loading, partial breast irradiation, prone breast treatment and respiratory gating.

Michael Porrazzo, M.D., of Massey serves as the director of radiation oncology at Spotsylvania Regional Cancer Center (SRCC). Board-certified in radiation oncology with more than 20 years of experience in delivering leading-edge radiation treatments, Porrazzo will lead the SRCC radiation oncology team to provide multidisciplinary evaluation, treatment planning and care for all types of adult cancer in collaboration with local oncologists and other physicians specializing in cancer-related care who provide medical and surgical oncology services at SRCC.



Breast Cancer Awareness Month is
powered by Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center.


Powell's Furniture


Fri., Nov 28, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Trapper Young

4001 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg

Powell's Furniture


Sat., Nov 29, 9:00AM-12:00PM
Kristin Nash

4001 Plank Road, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Dec 2, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Spotsylvania Towne Centre


Thu., Dec 4, 5:00PM-7:00PM
Holiday Laser Show
Kristin Nash

1 Towne Centre Blvd #3100, Fredericksburg

Rob's Car Wash


Fri., Dec 5, 4:00PM-6:00PM
Dee Daniels

1711 Carl D Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg Christmas Parade


Sat., Dec 6, 5:30PM
Buzzy

Caroline Street & Princess Anne Street, Downtown Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Dec 9, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Buffalo Wild Wings - Southpoint


​Tue., Dec 16, 7:30PM-9:30PM
Trapper Young

10107 Southpoint Blvd, Fredericksburg

Cher


Sat., Dec 6, 2014, 07:30 PM
Verizon Center, Washington, DC

Trans-Siberian Orchestra


Wed., Dec 17, 2014, 07:30 PM
Verizon Center, Washington, DC

Maroon 5


Mon., Mar 2, 2015, 07:30 PM
Verizon Center, Washington, DC

Meghan Trainor


Sun., Mar 8, 2015 07:00 PM
The Fillmore Silver Spring, Silver Spring
 

Ariana Grande


Tue., Mar 17, 2015, 07:30 PM
Patriot Center, Fairfax
 

Neil Diamond


Sat., Apr 4, 2015 08:00 PM
Verizon Center, Washington, DC