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Wednesday October 1, 2014
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October 2010 - Volume 7 - Issue 4

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Coral Springs Medical Centerís Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund Focuses on Octoberís Breast Cancer Awareness Month

With breast cancer rates on the rise and the rolls of the uninsured women increasing, the Coral Springs Medical Center’s Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund works tirelessly year-round to ensure women (in northwest Broward County) in financial need receive free mammograms and proper breast medical care. The goal is early detection which is when the chances of survival are much greater. To date the fund has provided more than 500 mammograms and identified nearly 30 women with breast cancer and provided follow-up treatment.

In order to accomplish the mission of the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund, ongoing education and fundraising need to be accomplished and Lisa herself has been an integral part of both – even as she lives with cancer and chemotherapy. Upcoming highlights include:
 
October 12 – Mammo-Palooza Ladies Night Out
Join us from 5:30 until 7 p.m. on this fabulous evening for pampering and fun with your girlfriends while you get your mammogram. For more information, call (954) 344-3344.
 
October 11-15 – Mammo-Palooza Week
Our goal is to provide 250+ mammograms. Monday - Thursday from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Friday from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, call (954) 344-3344.
 
October 29 - Second Annual Have A Heart Golf Tournament
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Enjoy a full day of golf contests, BBQ buffet, drinks, prizes and auction. Held at the ColonyWest Country Club in Tamarac, 6800 North Pine Island Rd. For more information call (954) 796-4050 or e-mail info@haveaheartcharities.com.
 
Recipes for Life Cookbook
Great holiday gift idea! Purchase a cookbook for $20 and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund to provide free mammograms for women in need. To purchase a cookbook, call (954) 344-3344 or visit www.browardhealth.org/cookbook
 
February 12, 2011 – Race for Women’s Wellness
Mark your calendars early for the 2011 Race for Women’s Wellness. Now in its sixth year, the 5k Run/Walk will take place at Coral Springs Medical Center. Proceeds will benefit the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund. For more information, call (954) 344-3344.
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