Section: Monmouth Medical Center News

The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center Offers Free Breast Screening Programs

09/16/2013

Long Branch, NJ – In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center will be providing a free breast education and screening program at each of its satellite locations throughout October and early November.

The programs will feature free clinical breast exams and screening mammograms. Same day mammogram reads will be available. Each event will also feature assessment for the High Risk Cancer Program, breast health education, refreshments and giveaways.

The free breast education and screening programs at the Jacqueline M. Wilentz Breast Center locations will take place as follows:

  • Tuesday, October 8 from 2 to 6 p.m.
    Jacqueline M. Wilentz Breast Center at Colts Neck, 310 Route 34 South, Colts Neck, NJ
  • Wednesday, October 16 from 2 to 6 p.m.
    Jacqueline M. Wilentz Breast Center at Howell, 59 Kent Road, Howell, NJ
  • Tuesday, October 29 from 2 to 6 p.m.
    Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center, 300 Second Avenue, Long Branch, NJ
  • Thursday, November 7 from 2 to 6 p.m.
    Jacqueline M. Wilentz Breast Center at Kimball Medical Center, Suite 200, 500 River Avenue, Lakewood

Screenings are open to insured and uninsured women. Screenings for uninsured women are made possible by a grant from the Central and South Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. If insured, insurance information will be required at time of registration. For an appointment, call 732-923-7700, option 1. Program is limited for screening appointments so early registration is suggested.

The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center is a recognized leader in providing the most advanced array of breast health services for women concerned about breast health. The Wilentz Center and its satellite locations across Monmouth and Ocean counties provide all outpatient breast healthcare services – from routine mammography screenings to the early detection and treatment of breast cancer or benign breast disease – all under one roof in a comfortable, supportive setting.

All imaging exams conducted at satellite locations are performed by experienced mammography technologists and interpreted by Monmouth Medical Center's highly skilled radiologists. In addition to screening mammography services, the Colts Neck and Howell locations also offer bone-density testing and adult and pediatric laboratory services.

For more information about the Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center, call 732-923-7700 or visit www.barnabashealth.org.

About Monmouth Medical Center
Located in Long Branch, N.J., Monmouth Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, along with The Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, is one of New Jersey's largest academic medical centers and has been a teaching affiliate of Philadelphia’s Drexel University College of Medicine for more than 40 years. From its earliest days, Monmouth Medical Center has been a leader in surgical advancement and has introduced many technological firsts to the region, including robotic surgery and other minimally invasive techniques. The hospital is routinely recognized by HealthGrades, the nation’s largest premier independent health care quality company, for excellence in both emergency medicine and maternity care. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Monmouth as a regional leader in cancer, geriatrics, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery. For more information on Monmouth Medical Center, visit www.barnabashealth.org.

September 16, 2013

CONTACT: Elizabeth Brennan
(732) 923-5005
ebrennan@barnabashealth.org

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