Archive for September, 2010
Orange Regional Medical Center Offers Free Mammograms
September 7, 2010
(Middletown, NY) - Orange Regional Medical Center will host free breast cancer screenings on Saturday, September 25, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center located at the Orange Regional Medical Pavilion, 75 Crystal Run Road in Middletown. Appointments are limited and must be made by Wednesday, September 22, 2010. Pre-registration is required.
The hour-long screening will include a clinical breast exam, mammography and breast health education and training. The screening is open to women with and without health insurance. Participants of the screening must be over 40 years of age, under 40 with a high risk of breast cancer/first degree relative family history of breast cancer and must not have a primary-care physician and have not had a mammogram within a year's time.
For more information and to register for the screening, please call the Orange Regional Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762).
Orange Regional Medical Center's Tucker Center for Cancer Care
The Tucker Center, located at Orange Regional's Horton Campus, offers groundbreaking technology, advanced therapies and treatments, world-class surgeons, educational classes and support groups, caring for the entire patient, not just the disease.
The Ray W. Moody, M.D. Breast Center
Located at the Orange Regional Medical Center Pavilion, the Ray W. Moody Breast Center is designed with the convenience of patients in mind. The Center provides a comprehensive breast care program with state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and services, together with clinicians who are experts in their field - centralized in one convenient location.
Orange Regional Offers Free Prostate Cancer Screenings
September 1, 2010
(Middletown, New York) - Orange Regional Medical Center is offering free prostate cancer screenings on September 27 and September 28 at The Community Health Education Center, 110 Crystal Run Road, Middletown. To schedule an exam, please call The Orange Regional Health Connection at 1-888-321-ORMC (6762) by September 22, 2010 Appointments are limited and will be made on a first come, first serve basis.
The exam consists of a digital rectal exam (DRE) and a prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test, each of which takes about a minute to perform. The combination of these two methods is the most effective procedure for detecting prostate cancer at an early stage. The prostate screening program is for men who meet the following criteria:
• Have not been under the care of a urologist in the past 5 years
• Have no personal history of prostate cancer
• Are between the ages of 40 - 75
According to the Prostate Cancer Education Council, one out of every six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. If detected early, treatment options are much broader, and the chances for a cure are much greater. For more information on Orange Regional Medical Center, please call 1-888-321-ORMC.