Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Community Hospital is dedicated to helping community members prevent, minimize, and cure the effects of breast cancer for themselves and the ones they love.

8 tips to reduce your risk

  1. Get a mammogram. Talk to your doctor about when to start.
  2. Get active — do things you love.
  3. Limit alcohol. The more alcohol you drink, the greater the risk.
  4. Quit smoking. There’s a link between smoking and breast cancer risk.
  5. Maintain a healthy weight. Being overweight increases the risk of breast cancer.
  6. Breastfeed. It may play a role in breast cancer prevention.
  7. Talk to your doctor about the effects of hormone therapy.
  8. Eat a healthy diet.

Breast health lecture

Classes and Events

Community Hospital offers an array of classes that are designed to keep you healthy and reduce your chance of cancer. Join a nutrition class, weight management, or reduce your stress through mindful meditation. For those cancer or a chronic disease, there are classes and support groups to help you along the way.

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Carol Hatton Breast Care Center

Carol Hatton Breast Care Center

Schedule your mammogram today. The Carol Hatton Breast Care Center is celebrating 15 years of breast care to the community. We combine innovative technology, including leading-edge digital mammography equipment, and a staff of experienced breast specialists. We tailor our services to your needs and maintain your privacy in our spa-like setting.

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Breast cancer women

Comprehensive Cancer Center

A breast cancer diagnosis is life-changing. But, for many, it's no longer a terminal illness. It is, however, the beginning of a challenging journey. We can help you navigate. Our cancer care is comprehensive, with a full team of experts working together to create a custom treatment plan for each patient. Rest assured, we will be there to support you and your family every step of the way.

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Give a mammogram

Get a mammogram, Give a mammogram program

In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we encourage all women to get their mammograms. Some may not be able to afford a mammogram or the procedures following the detection of a lump. Learn more about how you can support other women in our community through our giving programs.

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(831) 649-7233

Address
1035 Cass Street
Monterey, CA

Hours of Operation
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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