Northside Hospital has dedicated itself to the detection and treatment of breast cancer. Education is key in preventing breast cancer. Today, breast cancer caught in its earliest stages offers a 98% likelihood of being cured.
Northside's Breast Care Program reaches out to educate the community on breast cancer education and prevention, offering many resources and opportunities to be involved and generate awareness about breast cancer.
The Breast Health Coordinator is a registered nurse who is dedicated to providing education and one-on-one emotional support for individuals dealing with breast health issues. The Breast Health Coordinator also connects patients to support groups and arranges for other services. For more information, call (404) 851-6161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free seminars offer women instruction about breast health including risk factors and Breast Self Exam (BSE) techniques; available to health care professionals, local businesses and community groups. Contact the Speakers' Bureau for more information.
Hadassah/“Check It Out”, a partnership with the Greater Atlanta Hadassah, educates young women about breast cancer, including early detection and Breast Self Exams (BSE). Free health screening events are available to corporate and community clients to identify early risk factors and provide breast health education.
Northside’s annual Tennis Against Breast Cancer holds multiple one-day tennis and luncheon events in the fall to raise funds and awareness for the Breast Care Program.