Houston Methodist West Hospital hosts breast cancer awareness event

Houston Methodist West Hospital hosts breast cancer awareness event

HOUSTON—(Oct. 27, 2016) — Hundreds of Katy residents gathered for “A Night of Positively Pink,” a breast cancer awareness event hosted by Houston Methodist West Hospital on Friday, Oct. 21 at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. This free community event helped increase awareness around breast cancer in a fun, family-friendly environment.

“One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime,” said Kim Collins, director of the Houston Methodist Cancer Center at West. “This means that almost everyone in our community has been touched by cancer in some way—so it’s important to come together as a community for support and education,” said Collins.

During the three-hour event, attendees had the opportunity to receive breast health information, enjoyed live music by the band Shockwave and receive free giveaway items and snacks including cotton candy, compliments of Berripop Frozen Yogurt.

Houston Methodist West Hospital provides services that range from cancer prevention and diagnosis to advanced treatments. It also offers second opinions, clinical trials, genetic testing and support groups, all at a location conveniently close to home.

To learn more about the Houston Methodist West visit houstonmethodist.org/west or to schedule a mammogram appointment, call 832.522.1234.

 

About Houston Methodist West Hospital
Houston Methodist West Hospital is committed to leading medicine in West Houston, Katy and surrounding communities by delivering the Houston Methodist standard of safety, quality, service and innovation. The growing campus offers nearly 200 beds and access to the most innovative medical and surgical care available, including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, full-spectrum heart care, state-of-the-art imaging, cancer care, labor and delivery with a level II neonatal ICU, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, outpatient rehabilitation and 24/7 emergency services. For more information, visit houstonmethodist.org/west.

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