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  • ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO HOST FREE BREAST HEALTH EVENT IN APRIL

    March 15, 2019
    ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO HOST FREE BREAST HEALTH EVENT IN APRIL
     
    Berlin, Md. - Atlantic General Hospital, in partnership with Susan G. Komen Maryland, will be offering a free breast health dinner and discussion event for area women in April.
     
    The three-hour “Hope in Bloom” event will address early detection, treatment and survivorship with area experts and survivors. Presentations will be given by Roopa Gupta, M.D., medical oncologist and hematologist, and Manoj Jain, M.D., radiation oncologist, who will touch on the latest in breast cancer treatment, in addition to a keynote address by breast cancer survivor Darlene Jackson-Bowen, Ph.D., PA. A panel of survivors will also be held for discussion and a Q&A session. Atlantic General Hospital is co-hosting this event with Komen Maryland and the Residence Inn by Marriott. 
     
    Advance registration is required. Please visit www.agh.care/hope or call 410-629-6820 to register. Those interested are urged to sign up soon, as the event will only be available to the first 100 registrants.
    The “Hope in Bloom” breast health event is free of charge.
     
    Details
    “Hope in Bloom”
    April 11, 2019
    5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
    Vendors available 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Dinner at 6 p.m.
     
    Location
    Residence Inn by Marriott
    61st Street & Bay
    Ocean City, Md. 21842
     
    Please visit www.agh.care/hope for more information and to register.
    About Atlantic General Hospital
    Atlantic General Hospital has been providing quality health care to the residents of Worcester, Wicomico, Somerset (Md.) and Sussex (Del.) counties since May 1993.  Built by the commitment and generosity of a dedicated community, the hospital’s state-of-the-art facility in Berlin, Md., combines old-fashioned personal attention with the latest in technology and services. It provides quality specialty care such as weight loss surgery, orthopedics, outpatient infusion and chemotherapy for individuals with cancer or blood/autoimmune disorders, and a comprehensive women’s diagnostic center. Atlantic General Health System, its network of more than 40 primary care providers and specialists, care for residents and visitors throughout the region.  For more information about Atlantic General Hospital, visit www.atlanticgeneral.org.
    About Susan G. Komen Maryland
    Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Komen Maryland is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Komen has invested more than $30 million in community breast health programs in Maryland, including more than $5 million on the eastern shore, and has helped contribute to the more than $988 million invested globally in research. For more information, visit www.komenmd.org or call 410-938-8990.