Sharon Regional Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Hosting Free Ladies Night Out Event

In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sharon Regional Medical Center will host a Ladies Night Out event to help raise awareness of the importance of early detection and treatment of breast cancer.

The event, scheduled for Wednesday, October 17th, will be held at the Sharon Regional Diagnostic & Imaging Center located at Garden Way in Hermitage.   The evening will feature a panel of physician guest speakers from Steward Medical Group on staff at Sharon Regional Medical Center, who will discuss topics related to breast health; including diagnosis, treatment and surgical options.  Dr. Tonia Skakalski, OB/GYN will present “Breast Pain – What Does it Mean”, Dr. Kevin Kelley, Radiation Oncologist, will present “Treatment Options for Breast Cancer”, and Dr. Maryann Payne, Breast Surgeon, will present “Evaluation and Post Op Treatments for Breast Disease”.

Registration begins at 5:30 PM.  Refreshments will be served, and mini hand massages will be available by the Laurel Technical Institute. 

Additionally, 25 local businesses will be set up to sell a variety of items including jewelry, makeup, candy, beauty products and clothing items.  Also, door prizes will be awarded including the chance to win a free spa package provided by the Buhl Mansion Guesthouse and Spa in Sharon, PA. 

The event is free and open to the public.  Those interested can reserve their space by calling (724)983-5921 to register.

About Sharon Regional Medical Center

Sharon Regional Medical Center is your community healthcare provider; a 220 licensed, acute care bed hospital with 19 satellite centers throughout the region. As a Joint Commission accredited hospital, Sharon Regional proudly offers specialized services including the Heart and Vascular Center, emergency heart attack/stroke treatment, cancer care, orthopedics/sports medicine, minimally invasive surgery, bariatric surgery, emergency care, a breast care center, and a family birth center now designated as a Highmark Blue Distinction Center + for maternity care.  For more information, visit www.sharonregionalmedical.org.

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care is the nation’s largest private, for profit physician led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 36 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company’s managed care and health insurance services. The total number of paneled lives within Steward’s integrated care network is projected to reach three million in 2018.

The Steward Health Care Network includes five thousand physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company’s employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.

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