Mercy launches new program series focused on women’s health and wellbeing
First learning seminar will address cancer genetics and prevention
Mercy Medical Center is pleased to announce the launch of a new program offering, the Especially for You® series on Women’s Health & Wellbeing. The program is an extension of the Especially for You (EFY) Race Against Breast Cancer, built upon EFY’s commitment to promote health initiatives and help women in our community, regardless of financial need. The series will offer free, quarterly seminars and health screenings to enhance the health and lives of women.
The first learning seminar – Cancer Genetics and Prevention: What You Need to Know – takes place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at Mercy’s Hall-Perrine Cancer Center. Amie Hass, ARNP, FNP-BC, High-Risk Cancer Genetics Counselor, and Stephanie Miller, ARNP, Survivorship Oncology Nurse Practitioner, both with Hall-Perrine Cancer Center, are featured speakers. They will help participants understand their risk for cancer, which includes genetic predisposition as well as lifestyle choices. Learn simple steps to maximize health and wellbeing.
The program includes a simple genetics screening, an opportunity for questions and answers, and refreshments.