Breast Cancer Awareness activities planned for October

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In 2003, the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign celebrates 18 years of educating women about breast cancer, especially the importance of
detecting the disease in its earliest stages through screening mammography, clinical breast exam, and self breast exam.

Here are some of the events planned in the local area. For more information call Breast Health Center coordinator Kim Lynch, RN, 373-6540. (You can visit The Breast Health Center at

Mid Coast Hospital and Community Activities

Friday, October 3, 8 a.m. - 12 Noon
Breast Health Information
Creme de Café, Front Street, Bath

Tuesday, October 7, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Meet the Breast Health Center coordinator
Mid Coast Hospital Cafe

Thursday, October 16, 4 - 8 p.m.
The Pink Line Project and Survivor Reception
Front Street, Bath

October 16, 5 p.m.
Tree Dedication for those whose lives have been touched by breast cancer
Front Street, Bath

Sunday, October 19
Making Strides Walk
MCH sponsors Celebration Reception after
Brunswick Mall
Registration at 1 p.m.

All Month
Displays at the Resource Library
Mid Coast Hospital
Medical Office Building (Suite 2900)