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Atrium Health Supports Breast Health Awareness

Atrium Health celebrates Breast Health Awareness the entire month of October to encourage mammograms and other preventive screenings. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer in women. The key to beating breast cancer is early detection. Women should perform monthly self-breast exams, have regular clinical breast examinations by a trained medical professional, and schedule mammograms as recommended by their provider.

Use Time Out for Prevention to schedule all recommended preventive care and screenings, including mammograms. Preventive screenings can find conditions earlier, when they are easier to treat.

Celebrate Breast Health Awareness:


 

Share Your Story

"Do self-exams and take action."

Michele Nutsigbe
Sr. Administrative Assistant, Atrium Health Foundation

Michele Nutsigbe was first told the lump under her arm was harmless fatty tissue. By monitoring the lump through self-exam, she identified changes that led to a diagnosis of stage three cancer. After treatment at Levine Cancer Institute, she has been cancer-free for twenty years.


"Get screened!"

Melissa Freeman
Director, Corporate Health Information, Carolinas Medical Center

When Melissa’s results from her Mobile Mammography appointment came back saying she had a mass in her breast, she and her doctor took action immediately. Although she had to have surgery, her cancer was caught early enough that she was able to avoid chemotherapy. Now, Melissa has a message for all women: “Get screened!”

"Get screened and support Project Pink!"

Angela Pender and her mother, Cyndi Nash
Nurse Aide I, Atrium Health, Hospice of Cabarrus County

Cyndi was a recipient of a free mammogram from teammate contributions to Levine Cancer Institute’s Project Pink. Angela is thankful her mom was able to receive a mammogram. Angela and Cyndi have participated in Breast Cancer Awareness walks for the past thirteen years.

 

Levine Cancer Institute: Project PINK

Levine Cancer Institute’s: Project PINK serves to increase access to life-saving mammography screenings and follow-up care for those who are uninsured. This partnership with Charlotte Radiology and their Mobile Breast Center, provides "breast expertise on wheels," allowing the flexibility to offer these screenings wherever they are needed in a convenient, compassionate environment and at no cost to participants.

  • Levine Cancer Institute Project PINK ensures that participants are taken care of should an issue be identified during a mammogram. Additional funds are raised to support costs for diagnostic exams and biopsy if necessary.
  • Levine Cancer Institute Project PINK PLUS helps provide women who have a specific breast concern or problem and are therefore not eligible for Project Pink. Project PINK PLUS provides participants with more comprehensive evaluations and diagnostic mammograms.

Support from local organizations, community partners and other generous donations to Carolinas Breast Cancer Fund have made these programs possible. Together we are screening, treating and supporting the community in addressing this disparity, no matter who you are, or where you are.

For scheduling through Project Pink contact LCI Outreach or call 980-442-2509.

To donate directly to Project Pink or Project Pink Plus visit the Project Pink site.

 

Atrium Health Events

  • Wednesday, October 10: Atrium Health Go Pink Day
  • Wednesday, October 10: CHS NorthEast Breast Health Event
  • Saturday, October 13: LiveWELL and Carolinas Rehab Hike with Your Leaders    
  • Thursday, October 25: CHS NorthEast Walk with your Leaders

 Learn more about all upcoming Walk Events.

 

Wear Pink Day!

Wear Pink Day is Wednesday, October 10, 2018! Get your shirt two ways. $1.00 from each purchase will go to Levine Cancer Institute Project Pink to fight breast cancer.

1. Buy Your Go Pink T-Shirt at a pop-up shop near you. Avoid shipping costs

We heard you! To avoid shipping costs when you order your Breast Health t-shirt, visit one of the GO Pink! pop-up stores below to purchase your shirt.

Date Location Time
Tuesday, September 18 CHS Lincoln 11 a.m.  – 2 p.m.
Tuesday, September 25

CMC Mercy

1 - 3 p.m.
Friday, September 28 Levine Cancer Institute
CR 3035C, 3rd Floor (park in MMP Plaza)
10 a.m. - 2  p.m.
Monday, October 1 CMC Main, Cafeteria 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 2 CHS Union, Bistro
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Tuesday, October 2 CHS University, Resource Room 2:30  – 4:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, October 3  CHS NorthEast, Café 920  11 a.m. – 3 p.m. 
Thursday, October 4 CHS Cleveland  10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Friday, October 5  CHS Pineville, Cafeteria  11:30 a.m.  –1:30 p.m. 

2. Order Your GO PINK! T-Shirt Online

Order your new Atrium Health Go Pink! t-shirt on the Atrium Health Proud Store. Shipping can take up to 7 business days and there will be shipping costs when ordering from the Atrium Health Proud Store.

3. Share Your 2018 Go Pink Workplace Photos

Share your 2018 Atrium Health Go Pink Breast Health workplace photos in the LiveWELL Yammer group using #GoPink.

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Get Screened

  • All teammates should talk to their doctor about whether a mammogram is appropriate.
  • Participating breast health centers will dedicate special hours, evening and weekends, and convenient locations, including on-site mobile mammography units, for Atrium Health teammates to receive their mammogram.
  • As an added incentive for teammates, your leaders may accommodate up to two hours of paid time for your screening. Review the Time Out for Prevention Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
  • As part of the LiveWELL Health Plan, your mammogram (including 3D mammograms for those with dense breast tissue) and other well-woman screenings including your colonoscopy are covered at 100 percent.

Charlotte Radiology Mobile Unit

Below is a list of mobile mammography events at Atrium Health locations through the end of 2018. To schedule with the mobile unit and for other Charlotte Radiology Mobile Unit dates, go to mobilebreastcenter.com.

Beginning in the August 2018, Charlotte Radiology will begin to offer 3D mammograms as the new standard of care.

2018 Event Dates Charlotte Radiology Mobile Unit Location
December 3 Riverbend Family Practice Mt. Holly
December 4

Steele Creek

December 5 Barnett Family Indian Land
December 7 Riverwood Medical Associates
December 10 East Charlotte Family Medicine
December 13 Eastridge Family Medicine
December 18 Mountain Island Lake
December 20 Waxhaw

 

NorthEast Mobile Mammography Unit

The NorthEast Mobile Mammography Unit will be available at these Atrium Health Locations, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call 704-403-1729 for an appointment.

2018 Event Dates NorthEast Mobile Unit Location
October 29 Carolinas Medical Center
October 30

Airport Center, Bldg O

November 19 Carolinas Medical Center

November 27

Airport Center, Bldg O
December 4 Distribution Center
December 11 Carolinas Medical Center
December 13 Airport Center, Bldg O
December 19 CMC Mercy

CHS Northeast Breast Health Center Educational Flyer 

 

Additional Locations to Schedule Your Mammogram

Use these resources to schedule your mammogram.

Area

Facility

Schedule Apt.

Albemarle, NC CHS Stanly Breast Center

980-323-4259

Albemarle, NC West Stanly Imaging

980-323-7000

Charlotte, NC - Ballantyne CHS - Ballantyne Medical Plaza
15110 John J. Delaney Dr., Suite 130
Charlotte, NC 28277

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Charlotte, NC - CMC Main CMC - Main; Morehead Medical Plaza
1025 Morehead Medical Dr, Suite 150
Charlotte, NC 28203

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Charlotte, NC - Prosperity Crossing CHS - Prosperity Medical Plaza
5735 Prosperity Crossing Dr, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28269

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Charlotte, NC - Randolph Road Randolph Road
1960 Randolph Rd, Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28207

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Charlotte, NC - South Park CHS - Morrocroft - South Park
4525 Cameron Valley Pkwy, Suite 1000
Chalotte, NC 28211

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Charlotte, NC - University CHS - University Medical Plaza
101 W.T. Harris Blvd, Suite 2122-A
Charlotte, NC 28262

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Concord and Charlotte, NC CHS NorthEast Breast Health Center and Mobile Coach 704-403-1729
Denver, NC Carolinas HealthCare System Imaging
a facility of CHS Lincoln
980-212-7075
Hickory, NC

CHS Blue Ridge – Blue Ridge Radiology- Hickory
2134 14th Avenue Circle NW, Suite B
Hickory, NC 28601

828-580-6900
hospital website

Huntersville, NC

CHS - Huntersville
16455 Statesville Rd, Suite 110
Huntersville, NC 28078

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Lenoir, NC

CHS Blue Ridge – Lenoir Family Medicine – Lenoir
1041 Morganton Blvd SW # 200
Lenoir, NC 28645

828-580-6900

Lincolnton, NC

CHS Lincoln

980-212-1400

Locust, NC West Stanly Imaging

704-781-0003

Marion, NC

CHS Blue Ridge – Blue Ridge Radiology- McDowell
2293 Sugar Hill Road
Marion NC 28752

828-580-6900

Matthews, NC AdBel Medical Plaza - Matthews
1401 Matthews Township Pkwy, Suite 310
Matthews, NC 28105

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Monroe, NC CHS - Union Medical Plaza
1550 Faulk St, Suite 1200
Monroe, NC 28112

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Morganton, NC

CHS Blue Ridge- Morganton
2201 South Sterling Street
Morganton, NC 28655

828-580-6900
hospital website

Pineville, NC CHS - Pineville Medical Plaza
10650 Park Rd, Suite 280
Charlotte, NC 28210

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Rock Hill, SC CHS - Rock Hill Medical Plaza
1656 Riverchase Blvd
Rock Hill, SC 29732

704-367-2232
877-362-2232
make an appointment online

Shelby and Kings Mountain, NC CHS Cleveland 980-487-4810
Shelby, NC Shelby Women's Care 980-487-2800
Valdese, NC

CHS Blue Ridge- Morganton
720 Malcolm Boulevard
Valdese, NC 28690

828-580-6900
hospital website
Wadesboro, NC CHS Anson 704-994-4530

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